Hong Kong and Singapore Permit Third-Party Funding in International Arbitration

28 June 2017
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Key takeaways

  • Hong Kong has amended its laws to expressly allow third-party funding (“TPF”) in international arbitration and related litigation.
  • Similar developments in Singapore, Paris and Dubai earlier this year reflect the increasing popularity of TPF.
  • Efforts to regulate TPF will have practical implications for parties considering TPF in international arbitration.