1. Introduction / Willem H. van Boom 2. Litigation costs and third-party funding / Willem H. van Boom 3. TPF and its alternatives : an economic appraisal / Jef De Mot, Michael Faure and Louis Visscher 4. "Playing the man not the ball" / John Peysner 5. Legal costs awards and access to justice in Dutch intellectual property cases : how the IPR enforcement directive impacts on litigation and settlement behaviour in IP disputes / Charlotte Vrendenbarg 6. "Mercantile adventurers" : the disclosure of third-party funding in investment treaty arbitration / Eric De Brabandere 7. Experimenting with conditional fees in the Netherlands / Ben Van Velthoven and Peter van Wijck 8. Financial arrangements with litigation funders and law firms in Australian class actions / Vicki Waye and Vince Morabito 9. Funding of mass claims in Germany : caught between a rock and a hard place? / Astrid Stadler 10. Entrepreneurial motives in Dutch collective redress : adding fuel to a "compensation culture" / Ilja Tillema.