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Portfolio Litigation Financing - What’s in it for the Lawyers?

September 24 2017 Over the last decade, third-party litigation funding has established itself as an important and profitable product for funders, their investors, law…

Third-Party Litigation Funding Revolutionizing Commercial Litigation, Despite Some Challenges in Common Law

May 27 2016 One of the most critical developments in civil - and potentially, commercial - litigation in recent years has been the growth of third-party…

Switzerland - A new hope? The Swiss Government adopts its Dispatch to the Parliament on an amendment to the provisions governing recognition of foreign insolvencies

June 22 2017 On 24 May 2017, the Swiss Federal Council adopted its “Dispatch with respect to an amendment of the Private International Law Act (Chap. 11:…

Freezing Debtor Bank Accounts Across the Continent in a Single Stroke: The European Account Preservation Order

January 3 2017 Fraud victims and their legal counsel have gained an important, new tool for reaching across the Continent with a single ex parte order that will…

Canadian Court Finds Third-Party Funding Not Prima Facie Maintenance or Champerty

December 12 2016 A recent decision by an appellate court in Canada has endorsed an important principle that could be seen to support third-party financing of…

Portfolio Litigation Financing - What’s in it for the Lawyers?

September 24 2017 Over the last decade, third-party litigation funding has established itself as an important and profitable product for funders, their investors, law…

Switzerland - A new hope? The Swiss Government adopts its Dispatch to the Parliament on an amendment to the provisions governing recognition of foreign insolvencies

June 22 2017 On 24 May 2017, the Swiss Federal Council adopted its “Dispatch with respect to an amendment of the Private International Law Act (Chap. 11:…

Freezing Debtor Bank Accounts Across the Continent in a Single Stroke: The European Account Preservation Order

January 3 2017 Fraud victims and their legal counsel have gained an important, new tool for reaching across the Continent with a single ex parte order that will…

Canadian Court Finds Third-Party Funding Not Prima Facie Maintenance or Champerty

December 12 2016 A recent decision by an appellate court in Canada has endorsed an important principle that could be seen to support third-party financing of…

Chinese-Related Disputes on the Rise

July 28 2016 As relationships between the West and China continue to develop, it is apparent that there has been a noticeable increase in Chinese-related disputes…