Monthly Archives: July 2020

The impact of Sapin 2 and GDPR on internal investigations – Nicolas Brooke and Mathilde Gerot

Nicolas Brooke and Mathilde Gerot, examine the impact of Sapin 2 and GDPR on internal investigations and the balance that needs to be struck in order to ensure compliance with both sets of rules, in Legal Week.

Jul 30, 2020

Mortgage arrears-handling failures cost Lloyds dearly – Abdulali Jiwaji, Tom Snelling and Johnny Shearman

Partners Abdulali Jiwaji and Tom Snelling, and Professional Support Lawyer Johnny Shearman, discuss the recent FCA fine against Lloyds Banking Group and argue that the market can expect to see the FCA come down hard on rough treatment of customers by financial institutions during the current economic climate.

Jul 23, 2020

Auditor regulation and litigation – down to the wire(card)? – Tom Snelling

Partner Tom Snelling and David Entwistle discuss renewed concerns about both auditor regulation and when corporates and responsible individuals are held to account for misleading financial statements, following the recent Wirecard scandal, in Thomson Reuters.

Jul 20, 2020

Business interruption losses: what lessons can be learned from the health crisis? – Emmanuèle Lutfalla, Deborah Azerraf, Prof. Pierre-Grégoire Marly and Christophe Pardessus

Partner Emmanuèle Lutfalla, Associate Deborah Azerraf, Professor Pierre-Grégoire Marly, Professor of Law, Honorary Dean of the Faculty of Le Mans and Director of the Master of Insurance Law and broker Christophe Pardessus, Legal Director of compliance and claims from Marsh France, discuss the lessons learnt from Covid-19 especially with respect to business interruption insurance, in L’Argus […]

Jul 17, 2020

EU Class Action Policy Guided By Wrong Measure Of Success – Sylvie Gallage-Alwis

Sylvie Gallage-Alwis examines the latest developments on class actions in France and their legal mechanisms, following the BMW class action, in Law360.

Jul 16, 2020

Sapin II Law and GDPR, two regulatory frameworks with a delicate implementation – Nicolas Brooke and Mathilde Gérot

Partner Nicolas Brooke and Associate Mathile Gérot discuss the areas of friction that may exist between the legitimate objectives sought by companies through the use of an internal investigation, and the imperative of protecting their personal data under the GDPR.

Jul 16, 2020

Emmanuèle Lutfalla comments in La Tribune de l’assurance in relation to the coverage of operating losses in the case of catastrophes such as Covid-19

Partner Emmanuèle Lutfalla comments in relation to the coverage of operating losses in the case of catastrophes such as Covid-19.

Jul 14, 2020

Signature Litigation Paris développe une pratique d’arbitrage international avec le recrutement d’une nouvelle associée

Le cabinet d’avocats spécialisé en règlement des différends, Signature Litigation, annonce aujourd’hui la nomination de Flore Poloni, praticienne expérimentée en arbitrage commercial international.

Jul 10, 2020

Signature Litigation Paris builds up international arbitration practice with new Partner hire

Specialist litigation and arbitration law firm, Signature Litigation, today announces the appointment of experienced international commercial arbitration practitioner, Flore Poloni, will join as a Partner to its Paris office.

Jul 10, 2020

The League for Human Rights against Uber: litigation and regulatory strategy in terms of data collection – Mathilde Gérot

Mathilde Gérot discuss how the use of rights from the GDPR in social litigation should encourage digital platforms to rethink their strategy for the collection of personal data and to adopt a crossover approach, both regulatory and contentious, in Les Echos.

Jul 07, 2020

Anxiety: a prejudice that is no longer limited to asbestos litigation – Sylvie Gallage-Alwis and Deborah Azerraf

Sylvie Gallage-Alwis and Deborah Azerraf discuss the worrying trend of the development of anxiety damage before French Courts outside the scope of asbestos-related litigation.

Jul 02, 2020