Washington and Lee Law professor Victoria Shannon Sahani was recently featured by Oxford University Press on their Investment Claims homepage. Professor Sahani's blog post, titled The Structural Challenge of Investment Arbitration Viewed through the Lens of Third-Party Funding was published on June 10, 2015.
On Tuesday, March 31, 2015, Professor Victoria Shannon presented her article, Judging Third-Party Funding, 63 UCLA L. Rev __ (2016) (forthcoming), at William & Mary Law School as part of the Junior Faculty Exchange Program. Professor Shannon’s article provides guidance to judges and arbitrators regarding how to reinterpret the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, evidentiary privileges, and international … Continue reading Professor Shannon Presents on Third-Party Funding at William & Mary Law School
Washington and Lee law professor Victoria Shannon published a new article in the Cardozo Law Review. The article, Harmonizing Third-Party Litigation Funding Regulation, appears in volume 36, issue 3. Download the full article here. From the abstract: Third-party litigation funding is no longer a new phenomenon, but rather is a mainstay in global commerce and dispute resolution. … Continue reading Professor Shannon Publishes in Cardozo Law Review
Washington and Lee law professor Victoria Shannon's new essay, Third-Party Litigation Funding and the Dodd-Frank Act, has appeared on SSRN top ten lists in two subject areas: Conflict, Conflict Resolution, Alliances and Arbitration. This article questions whether the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (“Dodd-Frank Act”) should apply to the growing phenomenon of third-party … Continue reading Professor Victoria Shannon’s Essay Featured on SSRN Top Ten Lists
Washington and Lee law professor Victoria Shannon will participate at the ITA-IEL Joint Conference on International Arbitration this week, January 15-16, 2015 in Houston, Texas. Professor Shannon will participate in a roundtable session, "Issue Conflict" as a Ground for Disqualifying Arbitrators: Pandora's Box or Necessary Regulation? The full conference program is available here.
On October 8, 2014 Professor Shannon presented a lunchtime talk on the topic "Attorney Ethics for Third Party Funding in International Arbitration" at the Washington, D.C. office of Freshfields, a premier global law firm that specializes in international commercial arbitration and investment treaty arbitration. Attorneys in the firm's New York office attended her talk via … Continue reading Professor Shannon Presents at Freshfields on Attorney Ethics for Third Party Funding of International Arbitration
On Monday, August 4, 2014 Washington and Lee Law professor Victoria Shannon presented two papers at the annual meeting of the Southeastern Association of Law Schools (SEALS). As Washington and Lee’s delegate to the SEALS New Scholars Program, Prof. Shannon presented a draft of her forthcoming article proposing revisions to the Federal Rules of Civil … Continue reading Prof. Shannon Presented on Third-Party Litigation Funding at SEALS