While third-party funding has become commonplace in the United States, Australia, UK and other common law countries, it has only now truly arrived in France. The first wholly French third-party funder, named Alter Litigation, was initiated only weeks ago and its website is available here. It’s founder, Frederic Pelouze, a former attorney, indicates that he […]
William Kirtley and Koralie Wietrzykowski publish an article in the Journal of International Arbitration entitled “Should an Arbitral Tribunal Order Security for Costs When an Impecunious Claimant Is Relying upon Third-Party Funding?” This is the first article to examine in detail the important issue of whether security for costs should be systematically granted when a […]
In the latest issue of the MIDAA African Corporate Law Magazine, William Kirtley examines the current state of investor-State dispute settlement in Africa. This magazine may be found online at this link. In the magazine, he analyzes treaty arbitrations in both North Africa and sub-Saharan Africa, while explaining the pitfalls that may arise when arbitrating […]
William Kirtley would like to thank Koralie Wietrzykowski, Juan Camilo Bolivar and Romy Descours-Karmitz for their assistance in creating the initial version of this website.
GAR looks back on the life of Pieter Sanders, the father of the New York Convention, who died in Rotterdam on 27 September – just six days after celebrating his 100th birthday.