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Monetizing Legal Assets: Social and Economic Benefits of Third-Party Dispute Finance in Asia

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  12 November 2021

Cheng-Yee Khong*
Omni Bridgeway


This article explains third-party dispute finance, including practical issues relating to the funding process and how to choose a funder. It examines some of the social benefits of funding and its importance in an economic downturn, and looks at some of the risks of dispute finance. It also considers the regulation of dispute finance in various Asian jurisdictions, as well as recent industry trends, including the use of dispute funding by well-resourced corporates and dispute-finance products for companies. It explains funding for insolvency-related claims and funding for the enforcement of awards and judgments. Finally, it provides two case-studies in which funding provided access to justice and enabled the funded party to recover a non-performing loan in multiple jurisdictions.

Research Article
© The Author(s), 2021. Published by Cambridge University Press on behalf of Asian Journal of Law and Society

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