ICC YAF: Legislation and Practice on Third Party Funding in International Arbitration

Shanghai, China, • English/Chinese

ICC Young Arbitrators Forum (ICC YAF), Allbright Law Offices and WeAnd Litigation are co-organizing a conference in Shanghai on 22 March 2017.


TPF is the hot topic of international arbitration. Clients’ need and investors’ return expectation has introduced the birth of a niche market.

The ICC YAF Conference will be an ideal forum for young practitioners to exchange thoughts on international arbitration, and to enrich their network in the region.

Who should attend?

This conference is aimed at young arbitration practitioners of approximately 40 years and under: counsel, arbitrators, corporate counsel or academics


13:30 – 14:00Registration
14:00 – 14:15Opening Remark
14:15 – 15:00Latest Development of Third Party Funding in Hong Kong & Singapore
15:00 – 15:20Legal Issues in Third Party Funding
15:20 – 15:35Q&A
15:35 – 15:50Tea Break
15:50 – 16:10Future Applications on Legal Financing in China
16:10 – 16:30Study on Third Party Funding in the Context of Legal Services in China
16:30 – 17:00Q&A


Dongdong DongFounder & CEO, WeAnd Litigation Finance, Shanghai
Mingchao FanDirector, ICC Arbitration & ADR, North Asia, Shanghai
John LiuSenior Partner, AllBright Law Offices, Shanghai
Kim RooneyArbitrator and Barrister, Gilt Chambers; Chairman, Third Party Funding for Arbitration Sub-Committee of Hong Kong Law Reform Commission; Member, ICC International Court of Arbitration, Hong Kong
Peiming YangPartner, Llinks Law Office, Shanghai

Logistical notes


Allbright Law Offices
12F, Shanghai Tower, No. 501 Yin Cheng Zhong Road
Pudong New Area, Shanghai


To register your attendance, please RSVP the following details: (i) name, (ii) position, (iii) company name, (iv) email address, and (v) contact no. to Ms. Cherry He. The seats are limited

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