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Régis Bonnan receives 2024 Lexology Client Choice Award for Arbitration & ADR in France

Lexology has named PI’s Investment Manager Régis Bonnan the winner of its 2024 Client Choice Award for Arbitration & ADR in France. The annual Client Choice Awards recognize individuals from around the world who stand out for their client care and service, singling out those who “add real value to clients’ businesses above and beyond …

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Alain Grec to join the panel at the ICC event in Tunisia: “Journées Maghrebines de l’arbitrage”

Alain Grec will be joining the highly recognized “Journées Maghrebines de l’arbitrage” event organized in Tunisia on 16 December.  This panel is dedicated to the funding of arbitration procedures and is an optimal support to describe the mechanisms of this tool now commonly used to externalize risks or simply to access justice in the arbitration …

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The New DIAC Arbitration Rules 2022: A Funder’s Critical Perspective on Article 22

The new arbitration rules of the Dubai International Arbitration Centre (“DIAC Rules 2022”) entered into force on 21 March 2022. Various law firms already provided concise summaries of the rules, invariably praising the changes and descriptively taking note of the new third-party funding provision, namely Article 2. The scope of this post is limited to …

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Investment Treaty Arbitration

Do Funders Embrace Investment Arbitration?

Different funders hold opposing views as to the relative outcome predictability between investment and commercial arbitration. Many funders consider commercial arbitration more predictable than ISDS (ref 1) , but a small minority have expressed the opposite view to the author. Similarly, arbitration lawyers continue to hold different views as to the desirability of funding investment …

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Les multiples facettes de la valorisation d’un préjudice

Appelé à financer des procédures d’arbitrage commercial, Profile Investment connaît les zones de risque névralgiques à évaluer: cela concerne la certitude de la compétence du tribunal, la solidité des mérites juridiques, l’environnement éthique, la recouvrabilité, mais évidemment aussi le montant économique du préjudice dont il est demandé compensation. En effet le tribunal, le plus souvent …

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Exclusive jurisdiction of Russian state courts in disputes involving sanctioned entities

A law amending the Russian Arbitration Procedure Code passed on June 8, 2020 (“APC Amendments”) has granted local commercial courts exclusive jurisdiction over disputes involving Russian individuals and entities subject to international sanctions. The new law applies to two categories of situations. First category: The parties have not agreed on forum and Russia has no …

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Cómo obtener las mejores condiciones de financiación para sus clientes/How to get the best funding terms for your clients

 En el ámbito de la financiación de litigios, la cuestión de la rentabilidad del financiador ha sido durante mucho tiempo difícil de valorar para muchos que buscan soluciones de financiación. ¿Cuál es el rendimiento razonable de la inversión frente a los beneficios de transferir el riesgo de costos de una demanda? Para muchos, la financiación …

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Investment Treaty Arbitration

Funding at the Dawn of Civilisation

It is considered that the third-party funding (TPF) first developed in Australia, initially to aide insolvency proceedings and subsequently for class actions before it was adopted by the international arbitration community. That said, one doesn’t have the exact documentary evidence whether third party funders were operating in ancient civilizations and in particular, Ancient Greece. One …

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