Monthly Archives: October 2020

Key takeaways of the new ICC Rules

A new version of the ICC Rules will be coming into force on 1 January 2021

Oct 31, 2020

Governing law of arbitration agreements: cutting the Gordian knot – PLC Magazine

In the November edition of Thomson Reuters’ PLC Magazine, Partners Tom Snelling and Flore Poloni, Counsel Neil Newing and PSL Johnny Shearman discuss the important decision in Enka Insaat ve Sanayi AS v OOO Insurance Company Chubb, and the proper approach to determining the governing law of an arbitration agreement, from both a French and English perspective.

Oct 29, 2020

Signature Litigation ranked in Chambers UK 2021

Signature Litigation is pleased to have been again ranked in the Chambers UK Guide.

Oct 22, 2020

What does it mean to be an associate in international arbitration and litigation and how to specialise? – Thibaud Roujou de Boubée

Associate Thibaud Roujou de Boubée discusses practicing international arbitration and litigation in the current crisis, and offers his advice on specialising in this particular field, through the selection of the right training and the right law firm. 

Oct 21, 2020

Emerging banking compliance litigation risks: SIB v HSBC – A curate’s egg – Paul Brehony

Partner Paul Brehony examines the recent case of Stanford International Bank (SIB) v HSBC, the latest to consider claims against banks alleging breach of the “Quincecare” duty, and discusses how the court scrutinised whether systemic and procedural compliance failures by banks could potentially expose a bank to accessory liability claims, in Thomson Reuters. 

Oct 19, 2020

ICC unveils its revised 2021 Rules of Arbitration

The International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce (“ICC”) has unveiled its revised 2021 Rules of Arbitration.

Oct 16, 2020

Associate Thibaud Roujou de Boubée interviewed by Paris Baby Arbitration

Associate Thibaud Roujou de Boubée has been interviewed by Paris Baby Arbitration, on his path to becoming an Associate, as well as how the current global crisis is affecting and evolving his work as a lawyer. 

Oct 12, 2020

Climate Litigation Momentum Building in Europe – Sylvie Gallage-Alwis and Gaëtan de Robillard

Sylvie Gallage-Alwis and Gaëtan de Robillard discuss how 2020 may be the starting point of a decade of climate justice while examining the decisions handed down in 2019/2020 in Europe and in the US, in Today’s GC. 

Oct 05, 2020

Signature Litigation grows by a third and appoints new commercial and insolvency disputes partner

Specialist disputes firm, Signature Litigation, today announces record results for FY20 and the appointment of litigator Paul Brehony as Partner.

Oct 01, 2020