Matthew L. McGrath

Matthew L. McGrath is founder and managing director of Emissary Partners, a London-based firm advising institutional investors on financial control and management of their complex global disputes. Previously, he spent nine years with the Albright Stonebridge Group, the leading commercial diplomacy firm founded by former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and served as an associate in the office of then-Vice President Joe Biden. McGrath comments frequently on the finance and geopolitical aspects of global disputes and lectures at University of Oxford Saïd Business School on non-market strategy for investment disputes.

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    ​What is the investment value of a dispute?


    Matthew L. McGrath and Donny Surtani look at the importance of net present value, and how this can be used inform risk management and improve outcomes for financial recovery

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    The global pandemic of disputes


    Matthew L. McGrath, founder and managing director of Emissary Partners, discusses the rising value of disputes in international arbitration and explains how dispute resolution is becoming a global industry