James Clanchy of the Lexis®PSL Arbitration team attended the 20th International Congress of Maritime Arbitrators (ICMA) in Copenhagen during the last week of September. Here he reflects on lessons from the congress for the wider world of commercial arbitration.
James Clanchy of the Lexis PSL Arbitration team will be in Paris on 22 May to take part in a roundtable in the Café des Arbitres (LCDA) series, ‘Bregrets and bremorses? Potential impacts on the London arbitration market after Brexit and new opportunities for the Paris market’.
The death of Hans Rosling, the Swedish statistician, prompts James Clanchy of the Lexis PSL Arbitration team to reflect on statistics and misconceptions in the international arbitration community.
Fears that funders might take control of claims have fuelled calls for regulation of their activities in international arbitration. James Clanchy, a member of the ICCA-QMUL Task Force on Third Party Funding (TPF) in Arbitration and the Lexis®PSL Arbitration team, considers the implications of the Court of Appeal’s recent decision in Excalibur Ventures LLP v… Read More…
James Clanchy considers recent Commercial Court decisions which have confirmed the lengths to which the court will go to support London seated arbitrations.
James Clanchy, a member of the ICCA-QMUL Task Force on Third Party Funding (TPF) and of the Lexis®PSL Arbitration team, considers recent progress towards the legalising and regulation of third party funding in international arbitration in Singapore and Hong Kong. What’s happening? TPF has hit the headlines in the arbitration community and has been a… Read More…
It has been persuasively argued that tribalism and tunnel vision inside banks contributed to the international financial crisis of 2008. Arbitration has its own silos and they bring their own risks, says James Clanchy.
Third Party Funding (TPF) has become a “hot topic” in the international arbitration community and has given rise to a number of concerns. James Clanchy, a member of the ICCA-QMUL Task Force on TPF, gives his personal perspective on one overlooked aspect, questioning a common perception that TPF is a new and potentially dangerous phenomenon.