Participants are invited to submit original essays on either topic:
1. Can or should costs be awarded against third-party funders by an arbitral tribunal, and in what circumstances? Should arbitral tribunals award successful claimants that have received third-party funding the costs of their third-party funding? If so, in what circumstances?
2. Is more transparency in international commercial arbitration a good thing?
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