Singapore Extends Scope of Permissible Third-Party Funding

The advancement of third-party funding as an option in commercial disputes has been a closely watched development in Singapore. In a press release on 22 June 2021, the Ministry of Law announced that third-party funding will be extended to categories such as domestic arbitration …

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Litigation Funding in Thailand

Authored Publication – Our firm contributes the Thailand chapter to the Lexology’s Getting the Deal Through series on Litigation Funding 2021. Third-party litigation funding has become increasingly popular in recent years. It involves the funding of a claimant’s legal proceedings …

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The Singapore Mediation Convention and the Philippines

On 7 August 2019, the Philippines, through Department of Justice Secretary Menardo I. Guevarra, signed the “United Nations Convention on International Settlement Agreements Resulting from Mediation” (“Singapore Mediation Convention”). Domestic arbitral institutions such as the Philippine Dispute Resolution Center, Inc., have lauded …

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