Litigation, Costs, Funding and Behaviour: Implications for the Law

Litigation, Costs, Funding and Behaviour: Implications for the Law

by Willem H. van Boom

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ISBN-13: 9781317104223
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 12/08/2016
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 246
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

 Willem H. van Boom is Professor of Civil Law at at the Institute for Private Law, Leiden Law School, the Netherlands. His research interests include contracts, torts and insurance, consumer law and civil procedure and he has published widely on these and related areas.


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Notes on Contributors


List of Abbreviations

1. Introduction

[Willem H. Van Boom]

2. Litigation costs and third party funding

[Willem H. Van Boom]

3. TPF and Its Alternatives: an Economic Appraisal

[Jef De Mot, Michael Faure and Louis Visscher]

4. ‘Playing the man not the ball’ 

[John Peysner]

5. Legal Costs Awards and Access to Justice in Dutch Intellectual Property Cases: How the IPR Enforcement Directive impacts on litigation and settlement behaviour in IP disputes 

[Charlotte Vrendenbarg]

6. ‘Mercantile Adventurers’? The Disclosure of Third-Party Funding in Investment Treaty Arbitration

[Eric De Brabandere]

7. Experimenting with conditional fees in the Netherlands 

[Ben van Velthoven and Peter van Wijck]

8. Financial Arrangements with Litigation Funders and Law Firms in Australian Class Actions

[Vicki Waye and Vince Morabito] 

9. Funding of mass claims in Germany – caught between a rock and a hard place?

[Astrid Stadler]

10. Entrepreneurial motives in Dutch collective redress: Adding fuel to a ‘compensation culture’? 

[Ilja Tillema]





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