The new ICSID rules came into force on 1 July 2022. What do these mean for funders?

Olivia de Patoul and David Walker of Deminor welcome the ICSID rules that came into force on 1 July 2022 but voice their concern with the power granted to an ICSID tribunal to request additional information on the content of any funding agreement once the notice of funding has been filed, arguing that, among other reasons, if the tribunal is aware of the funding conditions agreed to by the funded party, or the funded party’s settlement thresholds, it could affect the tribunal’s view of the case or even its impartiality.

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Danske Bank ex-CEO cleared in $322 mln investor lawsuit over Estonia case

Danske Bank’s former chief executive Thomas Borgen has been cleared by a Danish court of any liability in a shareholder claim for approximately $322 million brought by Deminor on behalf of 155 institutional investors for losses linked to Danske Bank’s involvement in one of the world’s largest money-laundering scandals.

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