Monthly Archives: March 2020

Can Bitcoins Be Considered Property? – Steven de Lara and Colin Grech

Steven de Lara and Colin Grech discuss the English High Court decision that Bitcoins are property which can be the subject of proprietary injunctions, in Fintech Direct.

Mar 31, 2020

Alice Decramer discusses reform of the French rules of civil procedure and the pre-trial phase

Associate Alice Decramer discusses the reform of the French rules of civil procedure and the pre-trial phase.

Mar 31, 2020

Hermes Marangos comments in Compliance Week in relation to compliance challenges facing EU companies

Partner Hermès Marangos comments in relation to the compliance challenges facing European companies during the coronavirus crisis, in Compliance Week.

Mar 27, 2020

Emmanuèle Lutfalla comments in Le Parisien in relation to insuring and compensating the operating loss of companies

Partner Emmanuèle Lutfalla comments in relation to the operating loss without any damage and the outcome of the insurance product in case of a major pandemic such as Covid-19.

Mar 27, 2020

Signature Litigation featured in Legal Business’s “Disputes Yearbook 2020”

Partners Graham Huntley and Daniel Spendlove have been featured in Legal Business’s Disputes Yearbook 2020 articles “Still punching – Can boutiques keep moving up a weight class?” and “Perfect storms – Cases of the year”.

Mar 27, 2020

GDPR and cyber-risk insurance: how can insurers improve their cyber-risk products – Emmanuèle Lutfalla, Mathilde Gérot and Simon Fitzpatrick

Partner Emmanuèle Lutfalla, Senior Associate Mathilde Gérot and trainee Simon Fitzpatrick discuss the use of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in cyber risk insurance.

Mar 26, 2020

Thomas Rouhette ranked in Who’s Who Legal’s Insurance & Reinsurance 2020 Guide

Partner Thomas Rouhette has been recognised as a Recommended lawyer in Who’s Who Legal’s Insurance & Reinsurance 2020 Guide.

Mar 26, 2020

Significantly lower award of damages against Spain in latest investor-state arbitration claim over renewable energy tariffs (PV Investors v Spain) – Neil Newing and Johnny Shearman

Of Counsel, Neil Newing, and Professional Support Lawyer, Johnny Shearman, examine the award in PV Investors v Spain and how it represents a departure from a number of investor-state arbitrations brought against Spain concerning breaches of Article 10(1) of the Energy Charter Treaty (ECT) arising out of changes made to incentives offered to encourage investment in the renewable energy sector.

Mar 25, 2020

How Proposed EU Class Action Directive Could Affect Insurers – Emmanuèle Lutfalla and Simon Fitzpatrick

Partner Emmanuèle Lutfalla and Trainee Simon Fitzpatrick, discuss how the Collective Redress Directive intends to heavily modify certain aspects of class actions in Europe and how it will impact insurance contracts, in Law360.

Mar 25, 2020

Signature Litigation contributes to Getting The Deal Through Insurance Litigation 2020 Guide

Partner Hermes Marangos, Senior Associate Tom Rotherham, Associate Lucy Alexander and Paralegal Adriano Stagni have authored the UK chapter of Lexology’s Getting The Deal Through Insurance Litigation 2020 Guide.

Mar 24, 2020

Gaëtan de Robillard discusses Trade Secrets under French law

Associate Gaëtan de Robillard discusses Trade Secrets under French law and the impact of the recent reform of French Civil Procedure on this concept.

Mar 23, 2020

Professional Support Lawyer Johnny Shearman comments in Legal IT Insider

Professional Support Lawyer Johnny Shearman comments in relation to law firm IT capabilities and the civil litigation market during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mar 20, 2020

Will The GDPR Frustrate Europe’s Plans For AI? – Mathilde Gérot and Winston Maxwell

Senior Associate Mathilde Gérot, and Winston Maxwell, Law and Digital Technology Studies Director at Telecom Paris – Institut Polytechnique de Paris discuss the Commission’s new EU data strategy and whether GDPR is an obstacle to the EU’s plan for AI. 

Mar 16, 2020

Signature Litigation ranked in Chambers Europe 2020 Guide

Signature Litigation is delighted to announce that the Firm and its fee earners have again been ranked in the Chambers Europe Guide.

Mar 12, 2020

Justice climatique : une floraison de procès en perspective – Sylvie Gallage-Alwis and Gaëtan de Robillard

Partner Sylvie Gallage-Alwis and Associate Gaëtan de Robillard discuss the potential rise in climate justice litigation in 2020 and the truly global nature of this, in Option Droit Affaires.

Mar 05, 2020

Signature Litigation shortlisted at Legal Business Awards 2020

Signature Litigation is delighted to have been shortlisted for the Boutique Law Firm of the Year award at the 2020 Legal Business Awards.

Mar 03, 2020

Legacy Contracts Complicate Libor Transition – Abdulali Jiwaji and Johnny Shearman

Partner Abdulali Jiwaji and Professional Support Lawyer Johnny Shearman discuss the cessation of Libor by the end of 2021, in Law360.

Mar 03, 2020

Class actions and data security practices: differences between Europe and the United States – Mathilde Gérot and Simon Fitzpatrick

Senior Associate Mathilde Gérot and Trainee Simon Fitzpatrick, will discuss the differences between Europe and the United States on class actions and data security practices, in Thomson Reuters.

Mar 02, 2020