Monthly Archives: February 2020

Product liability: will there be an “americanisation” of EU litigation in 2020? – Sylvie Gallage-Alwis and Alice Decramer

Partner Sylvie Gallage-Alwis and Associate Alice Decramer discuss the potential Americanisation of EU litigation moving further into 2020, in Lawyer Monthly.

Feb 27, 2020

Is the EU better equipped than the US to supervise the use of facial recognition? – Mathilde Gérot

Senior Associate Mathilde Gérot discusses how Clearview AI can be an indispensable tool to reinforce national security, as well as the many risks associated with the use of facial recognition technology, in Computer Weekly. 

Feb 26, 2020

Is the integration of a tool such as Clearview AI possible in France? – Mathilde Gérot

Senior Associate Mathilde Gérot discusses the challenges regarding the growth of the Clearview AI application and the new threat to privacy, in Le Monde du Droit.

Feb 25, 2020

Updating The EU Product Liability Directive For The Digital Era – Sylvie Gallage-Alwis

Partner Sylvie Gallage-Alwis discusses whether there is a need to adapt the EU Product Liability Directive in light of the digital era and ever growing technological advancements, in Law360.

Feb 25, 2020

New EU Directive Sets Out Minimum Standards of Protection for Whistleblowers – Nicolas Brooke and Camille Gravis

Partner Nicolas Brooke and Associate Camille Gravis discuss the new EU whistleblower directive and its impact on corporate entities, in The American Lawyer.

Feb 25, 2020

Hermes Marangos comments in Global Data Review in relation to insurance regulator calling for cyberattack database

Partner Hermes Marangos comments in Global Data Review in relation to the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority calling for a centralised database on cyber incidents to enable greater data sharing amid concerns of “systemic risk” caused by cyberattacks.

Feb 18, 2020

The need to adapt the EU Product Liability Directive to the digital era – Sylvie Gallage-Alwis

Partner Sylvie Gallage-Alwis discuss whether there is a need to adapt the EU Product Liability Directive to the digital era.

Feb 17, 2020

Partner Nicolas Brooke and Associate Camille Gravis discuss the choice of the right defense strategy in LexisNexis

Partner Nicolas Brooke and Associate Camille Gravis comments in LexisNexis on the choice of the defense strategy operated by the legal entities in the EDF Bribery Case as well as the consequences thus arising. 

Feb 14, 2020

Signature ranked in Chambers Global 2020 Guide

We are pleased to announce that Signature Litigation and its fee earners have once again been ranked in the Chambers Global Guide.

Feb 13, 2020

Thomas Rouhette named in Lexology 2020 Client Choice Awards

Partner Thomas Rouhette has been recognised in Lexology’s 2020 Client Choice Awards, winning the Litigation category for France.

Feb 13, 2020

Partner Hermes Marangos comments in The Times

Partner Hermes Marangos comments in The Times, in relation to the impact of Coronavirus on businesses dealing with China.

Feb 13, 2020

Airbus contractors feeling ripple effect from record fine – Nicolas Brooke comments in Compliance Week

Partner, Nicolas Brooke comments in relation to the possibility of a fall-out for Airbus’ contractors in the wake of the record-breaking bribery settlement the company agreed last week, in Compliance Week.

Feb 13, 2020

UK the most favourable jurisdiction for cryptoassets and smart contracts? – Guy Robson, Elliott Fellowes and Liam Croucher

Guy Robson, Senior Associate, Elliott Fellowes, Associate and Liam Croucher, Paralegal discuss whether the UK is the most favourable jurisdiction for cryptoassets and smart contracts, in Lawyer Monthly. 

Feb 12, 2020

Latest court decision highlights level of scrutiny courts apply to Disclosure Pilot Scheme cases – Johnny Shearman

Professional Support Lawyer, Johnny Shearman, examines the recent ruling in Agents’ Mutual Ltd v Gascoigne Halman Ltd [2019] EWHC 3104 (Ch) and how this latest decision by the courts highlights the level of scrutiny being applied to Disclosure Pilot Scheme cases.

Feb 12, 2020

The Future Of Personal Data Class Actions In Europe – Mathilde Gérot and Simon Fitzpatrick

Senior Associate, Mathilde Gérot and Trainee, Simon Fitzpatrick discuss the surge of class actions against tech companies regarding their data security practices, in Fintech Direct.

Feb 11, 2020

The US Product Liability Issues Spreading To The EU – Sylvie Gallage-Alwis and Alice Decramer

Partner Sylvie Gallage-Alwis and Associate Alice Decramer discuss the current US product liability litigations and how these will effect litigation in Europe

Feb 07, 2020