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Contingent Fees and Third Party Funding in Investment Arbitration Disputes

4 Transnational Dispute Management Journal (2011)

U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-37

3 Pages Posted: 9 Nov 2012 Last revised: 17 Dec 2012

Maya Steinitz

University of Iowa - College of Law

Joseph Matthews

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Date Written: 2011

Abstract

In this Special Mini-Edition of the Transnational Dispute Management Journal, co-editors Prof. Maya Steinitz and Joe Matthews have collected, edited and TDM now publishes original works by four authors who advance the critical analysis of issues raised by the increased presence of contingent fees and third party funding in connection with international investment disputes. TDM is also pleased to re-publish with permission an article authored by Prof. Steinitz in the Minnesota Law Review in January of this year entitled "Whose Claim is This Anyway? Third Party Litigation Funding."

Keywords: Alternative Litigation finance, third party funding, litigation finance, Champerty, litigation costs, international access to justice, international commercial arbitration, international investment arbitration, contingent fee, conditional fee, alternative fee, costs, arbitrator ethics

Suggested Citation

Steinitz, Maya and Matthews, Joseph, Contingent Fees and Third Party Funding in Investment Arbitration Disputes (2011). 4 Transnational Dispute Management Journal (2011); U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-37. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2167040

Maya Steinitz (Contact Author)

University of Iowa - College of Law ( email )

Melrose and Byington
Iowa City, IA 52242
United States

Joseph Matthews

affiliation not provided to SSRN

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