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Burford Insights: Why monetize arbitration awards now?

  • International arbitration
  • Monetization
November 16, 2020
Jeffery Commission

Burford Insights: Why monetize arbitration awards now?


In 2020, 70% of in-house lawyers say they are very likely to monetize outstanding claims and awards to manage legal cost and risk. 

Burford's Jeffery Commission, a Director with responsibility for overseeing Burford’s underwriting and investment activity in investor-state and international commercial arbitration, is a leading authority in the field of international arbitration. He is the author of numerous academic articles and two books on international investment law. In this video, he explains why companies should look to monetize arbitration awards before year-end: 

  • ICSID data trends towards increased use of legal finance

  • What finance providers look for in a claim or award monetization

  • The reasons clients give for seeking monetization of arbitral awards

This video was recorded on 12 November 2020.

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