Modern Arbitration: LIVE

Discussing arbitration in a comparative perspective


Discussing one of the most topical issues in arbitration in 2017 – third party funding.

  • What are the prospects for TPF in Russia?
  • Why has Hong Kong enacted special legislation about TPF in arbitration?
  • Which are the ethical aspects of TPF and does TPF cause any conflict of interest among arbitrators, counsels and funders?
  • How does TPF affect legal market?
  • Should TPF affect allocation of costs between the parties to arbitration?
  • Who provides financing and how is it regulated?
  • How to find a TPF provider?

The leading practitioners from Russia and Hong Kong, that has recently adopted new TPF legislation, will discuss these and some other practical questions concerning TPF in arbitration.


The speakers:

Yuri Babichev, Head of Group, International Arbitration, Goltsblat BLP LLP

Chiann Bao, Counsel at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Joe Liu, Managing Counsel, Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC)

Michael Redman, Director, Burford Capital


Moderator of the discussion

Andrey Gorlenko, the Executive Administrator, Arbitration Center at the Institute of Modern Arbitration

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The number of seats is limited


The language of the discussion: English

Date and time: 24 October, 19.00

Venue: Center of International and Comparative Legal Research,  Moscow, Kadashevskaya naberezhnaya, 14, 3.