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  • Topic: Third-Party Funding

English High Court considers the impact of third party funding in the context of a challenge to an Award

28 February 2018 Mikhail Vishnyakov, England & Wales

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In Progas Energy Limited et al v the Islamic Republic of Pakistan [2018] EWHC 209 (Comm) the English High Court considered the conditions to be imposed on the Claimants who sought to challenge an award.

The Court ordered security for costs against the Claimants notwithstanding the fact that they had the support of a commercial third party funder. However, third party funding did not impact on the Court’s refusal to order, as a condition of the challenge, the security of sums due under the award being challenged.

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Third party funding for arbitration permitted in Hong Kong

15 June 2017 Justin Tang, Asia-Pacific; Hong Kong

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Legislation allowing third party funding for arbitration has been passed in Hong Kong. This is a significant development which will bring Hong Kong in line with other jurisdictions which allow third party funding for arbitration, including Australia, England and Wales, and Singapore.   

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