Session details

23rd Annual IBA Global Insolvency and Restructuring Conference

7 May - 9 May 2017

Session information

Litigation funding for insolvency estates

Committee(s)

Insolvency Section (Lead)

Description

Third party litigation funding has been employed in several countries around the world and is gaining a foothold in many other jurisdictions. This panel will provide a basic understanding of litigation funding and how it has developed, the types of claims (antitrust, cartel law and other) that lend themselves to litigation financing, legal and ethical issues implicated by litigation funding arrangements and the regulation, if any, of this growing and complex industry.

Session / Workshop Chair(s)

Robert J Feinstein Pachulski Stang Ziehl & Jones LLP, New York, New York, USA; Co-Chair, Reorganisation and Workouts Subcommittee
Salla Suominen Avance Attorneys Ltd, Helsinki, Finland; Co-Chair, Reorganisation and Workouts Subcommittee

Speakers

Siv Sandvik Advokatfirmaet Schjodt AS, Oslo, Norway