Posts Tagged : International Arbitration

Guido Demarco, new Director & Head of Legal Assets of Stonward Litigation Funding

Stonward Litgation Funding, boutique specialized in offering bespoke solutions to finance litigation both in Europe and the Americas, has a new director and Head of Legal Assets: Guido Demarco, a legal expert with extensive experience in debt restructuring (private and sovereign), NPL strategies and legal, banking and financial project management.  Prior to joining Stonward, Guido worked for the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development as a legal advisor, where he had the opportunity to work closely with different governments and high-level stakeholders. Previously, he worked as an associate at Baker McKenzie, in the Buenos Aires office, where he worked on…

The I International Congress on Third Party Funding in International Arbitration in the media

Latin America is a clear point of interest for litigation funders due to its unequivocal prominence in the resolution of disputes through arbitration, this was the clear conclusion of the I International Congress on Third Party Funding in International Arbitration, organized by the Peruvian Institute of Arbitration and Stonward Litigation Funding, and the media have noticed it. Europa Press, Notimerica, Lawyer Press, Diario Jurídico, El Confidencial Digital, Bolsamanía, Infobae, Diario Siglo XXI, MSN, Press Digitial… are some of the media that have written about this first Congress that took place online. For two days, June 29 and 30, experts from the world…

Litigation finance eyes Latin America

Madrid-Lima, June 2021. The conclusions of the I International Congress on Third Party Funding in International Arbitration, organized by the Peruvian Institute of Arbitration and Stonward Litigation Funding leave no doubt: Latin America is a clear point of interest for litigation funders due to its unequivocal prominence in the resolution of disputes through arbitration. According to ICC, disputes in Latin America and the Caribbean increased by 14% in 2019 over the previous year.”Arbitration with a Latin American element has a unique importance,” said Carolina Bayo, Senior Director of Stonward, at the opening of the Congress. For two days, June 29…