Hong Kong Lawyer: Market Reaction: Commercial Litigation Third-Party Funding

August 31, 2018

Partner Denis Brock commented on third-party funding for commercial disputes following the Hong Kong’s Court of First Instance’s decision in the case, Raafat Imam v Life (China) Co. Ltd [2018] HKCFI 1852. "Commercial funders wishing to come to the Hong Kong market probably have two main strategies, which are not mutually exclusive. They can lobby and wait for legislative reform (which in the local circumstances of Hong Kong might take a while) and they can hope that the right case is pushed through the courts – ultimately, as far as the top court," he notes. To read the full article, click here.