WAW 2024, 5th Edition
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December 2 to 6, 2024

Match Making: How to Find Your Third-Party Funder in International Commercial Arbitration?

This WAW panel, which will feature counsel who have used TPF funding in the past, clients, and funders, will explain the TPF process to achieve funding in international commercial arbitration, and any common standard procedures that counsel and client may follow to maximize the possibility of receiving an offer of financing in an efficient manner and from the best possible funder that the market might provide. The panel will address the following questions: What factors have led to the growth of TPF in international commercial arbitration? What are the market expectations of funders in international commercial arbitration, including those cases with seat in Washington DC or led by DC based counsel? What types of funders are out there for client’s and counsel needs? Their size, industry focus, approach to influencing the case, transparency issues, and disclosure. How to find the right match to fund a specific international commercial arbitration dispute? What information and documentation should a client and counsel present to the funder to run a smooth and efficient process leading to a decision to fund or not to fund?

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