Third-Party Funders of International Arbitration - Chapter 6 - Soft Law in International Arbitration - Second Edition

Jeffery Commission
Giulia Previti
Page Count: 
22 pages
June, 2024
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JEFFERY COMMISSION is a Director with responsibility for overseeing Burford’s underwriting and investment activity in investor-state and international commercial arbitration. Mr. Commission is an authority in the field of international arbitration, having been involved with several multi-billion-dollar investment arbitrations and international commercial arbitrations throughout his career. He is the author of numerous academic articles and two books on international investment law. He co-authored Procedural Issues in International Investment Arbitration, which was published in 2018 by Oxford University Press; his forthcoming book, Third Party Funding in International Arbitration: Law and Practice, will also be published by OUP. He is a frequent speaker on investment law issues at conferences around the globe. Prior to joining Burford, Mr. Commission practiced litigation and arbitration with Shearman & Sterling and Linklaters in New York, before becoming a Senior Associate in the International Arbitration Group at Freshfields. Subsequently he was Senior Counsel at Vannin Capital.

GIULIA PREVITI is a Senior Vice President with responsibility for assessing and underwriting legal risk in investment treaty and international commercial arbitration matters. She is the author of numerous articles on arbitration practice.  Prior to joining Burford, Ms. Previti was a senior associate in the arbitration group at Freshfields, where she represented corporate and sovereign entities in commercial and investment treaty arbitrations. Ms. Previti earned her undergraduate degree from University College London, her master’s degree in comparative politics from the London School of Economics and Political Science and her law degree from New York University School of Law. She clerked for Senior District Judge Jack B. Weinstein in the Eastern District of New York.