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The UK government has no plans to formally regulate third party providers of litigation funding, as there are no "specific concerns" about the current voluntary framework, its justice spokesman has confirmed. 31 Jan 2017
Businesses involved in international arbitration in Singapore will now be allowed to use funding from third parties to finance their case. 12 Jan 2017
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Caps on the costs that those challenging the environmental impact of public bodies' decisions in the courts in England and Wales can be ordered to pay may now be challenged in "appropriate" cases, the government has said. 07 Dec 2016
Commercial third party funders are liable for the costs consequences of a litigant’s misconduct, regardless of whether they themselves were guilty of any “discreditable conduct or conduct which could be criticised”, the Court of Appeal has ruled. 28 Nov 2016
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