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Welcome to the (Third) Party: New Arbitration Funding Options and Lessons for Hong Kong


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Welcome to the (Third) Party: New Arbitration Funding Options and Lessons for Hong Kong

On 14 June 2017, Hong Kong’s Legislative Council passed the Arbitration and Mediation Legislation (Third Party Funding) (Amendment) Bill 2016.

05 July 2017

Policies to protect whistleblowers in UK branches of Chinese banks

Failures to comply with a bank’s UK regulatory obligations, including a failure to implement whistleblower protections, may lead to reputational damage, fines and licence restrictions for that bank....

26 May 2017

Cards on the table? Thoughts on disclosure of third party funding

As more jurisdictions permit third party funding of international arbitration, the question of whether details of the funding must be disclosed arises ever more frequently.

24 May 2017

Demystifying dual-use goods: From the chlorine in a pool to the antibiotics we take – what your business should be doing

This article describes the role of dual-use items and technologies in chemical weaponry and other weapons of mass destruction.

18 April 2017

Private equity leads the way in corporate governance

A recent government paper has tentatively proposed that a voluntary “governance code” should be drawn up and applied to certain privately-held, economically significant companies and LLPs.

16 December 2016

Marketing and other communications with clients under MiFID II

We examine changes to the requirements regarding client communications (including marketing) under MiFID II.

14 December 2016