IA Blog 2017-12-20T17:53:15+00:00

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1004, 2018

Eric Z. Chang Authors Chapter On Third Party Funding In California

By | April 10th, 2018|Categories: Social|

On 23 March 2018, Juris published a new Handbook on Third-Party Funding in International Arbitration. This work, edited by Nikolaus Pitkowitz, collects general overviews on third party funding (TPF) and jurisdiction-specific commentary from leading practitioners hailing from various [...]

1203, 2018

European Court of Justice Rules Against Arbitration Clauses in Investment Treaties

By | March 12th, 2018|Categories: Social|

On 6 March 2018, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled that the arbitration clause in the Netherlands-Slovakia Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT) was incompatible with EU law. This stunning decision casts doubt on the legitimacy [...]

1902, 2018

France To Debut English-Language Court To Handle English Law Disputes

By | February 19th, 2018|Categories: Social|

France will soon open a specialized appellate court that will resolve international commercial disputes in English. Starting on 1 March 2018, the International Chamber of the Paris Court of Appeal will hear appeals of first instance decisions [...]

902, 2018

Will India Follow Neighbors and Allow Third Party Funding?

By | February 9th, 2018|Categories: Social|

Third party funding is currenlty prohibited in India. However, given rising arbitration costs in India, some practitioners are beginning to see its appeal. Advocates Payal Chawla and Aastha Bhardwaj brought this to the forefront [...]

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