An international arbitration treaty may be the key to the recovery of an almost 900% return for a litigation funder who lent $500,000 to an investor under terms so lopsided that a conservatorship court refused to enforce them, following a ruling by a federal appellate court.

Edward Lenci, a Hinshaw & Culbertson partner in New York, is among the attorneys who represent the plaintiff, Noble Prestige Lmt., against the defendants, Paul Horn and his attorney Craig Galle of the Galle Law Group.