13 September 2018The Evolution of Third Party Dispute Finance
Dispute finance, in its modern form, originated in Australia in the mid-1990s following the enactment of legislation permitting insolvency practitioners to enter into contracts to finance litigation characterized as company property.
13 September 2018Decisions Referencing the Guidelines on Conflicts Of Interest
Anderson Kill’s Peter Halprin and Stephen Wah address the issue of conflicting interests in the appointment of arbitrators. In reference to recent English decisions and the Guidline’s Orange List, the piece promotes the full disclosure of facts constituting potential conflicts in an attempt to avoid successful future challenges.
13 September 2018Japan's New Bid Toward a Regional Dispute Resolution Hub
2018 has seen rumblings of change in Japan's renewed interest in establishing itself as an international dispute resolution hub.