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November 28, 2016

In the News Today – November 28, 2016

  • Hong Kong’s Call for Litigation Funding Disclosure Leads the Way for Global Reforms: Last month, the Hong Kong Law Reform Commission (LRC) released a Report on Third Party Funding for Arbitration which calls for “light touch” regulation and disclosure of third party funding. But the Institute for Legal Reform’s Scevole de Cazotte argues that “light touch” regulation will not suffice. “The Hong Kong Legislative Council should strongly consider adopting litigation funding rules that ensure proper enforcement.” (ILR Blog)
  • Legal Reform Measures on Priority List for Missouri Legislature: Following the recent election, Republicans now have control of the governor’s mansion and four other statewide constitutional offices in Missouri. Lawmakers are likely to take up tort reform and other issues that were not able to withstand the veto of a Democratic governor, including “tort-reform bills that would have limited medical costs recovered in injury lawsuits and established new requirements for testifying as an expert witness.” (News-Press Now

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