On February 12-13, 2014, Professor Victoria Shannon participated in the first meeting of the Third-Party Funding Task Force, jointly organized by the International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA) and Queen Mary, University of London. The meeting was held on the campus of Queen Mary School of Law in London.
The Third Party Funding Task Force will systematically study and make recommendations regarding the procedures, ethics, and related policy issues relating to third-party funding in international arbitration. The Task Force is comprised of representatives drawn from among all relevant stakeholders and interested members of ICCA. Its work will be presented in a series of White Papers and a number of public colloquia to be hosted at Queen Mary’s Centre for Commercial Law Studies in London.
The second meeting of the Task Force will be held in conjunction with the ICCA Biennial Congress in Miami, Florida on April 6-9, 2014.
Information about the work of the Task Force and a list of its members is available here.