On 9 October 2017, the Lisbon University School of Law will host a conference dedicated to the draft report of the ICCA-Queen Mary Task Force on Third Party Funding in International Arbitration (“Task Force”). The draft report is currently available for public comment, from 1 September until 31 October 2017.
Eric Z. Chang will speak on a panel focusing on the draft report from the Client and Funders’ perspectives. The full program can be found here.
The Task Force Co-Chairs, Professor Catherine Rogers, Professor Stavros Brekoulakis and ICCA Governing Board member Professor W.W. (Rusty) Park, will engage with conference attendees the draft report, which include chapters on the impact of third party funding on costs and security for costs, attorney-client privilege, and conflicts, together with overarching chapters on definitions, best practices, and the impact of third-party funding on investment arbitration.