Monthly Archives: May 2021

Paris Court of Appeal, 25 May 2021 – Libya v. Cengiz (RG No. 18/27648) and Gabon v. Webcor (RG No. 18/18708)

More on annulment of arbitral awards on corruption grounds. 

May 29, 2021

Signature Litigation clients obtain permission to serve claims on sitting Head of State

In the Republic of Mozambique v Credit Suisse International & Ors proceedings (Claim No. CL-2019-000127), Signature Litigation has assisted its clients in obtaining permission from the English High Court to serve their claims out of the jurisdiction on, among others, the current President of Mozambique.

May 28, 2021

Johnny Shearman comments in The Times

Johnny Shearman, Head of Knowledge and Legal Services, comments in The Times on the importance of access to justice and legal representation even when dealing with morally complex issues such as climate change.

May 27, 2021

Audit reform and the anticipated uptick in post-pandemic litigation against auditors – Paul Brehony & Kate Gee

Partner Paul Brehony and Senior Associate Kate Gee examine the government’s consultation paper on audit and governance reform and why trust has been lost, looking into issues arising out of a number of sudden corporate failures.

May 25, 2021

Compliance concerns for crypto currency – Kate Gee

Senior Associate Kate Gee comments in FinTech global re the rise in the use of crypto currency by corporates and the why companies need to stay aware to the threats of fraud and hacking. 

May 21, 2021

Transparence dans la chaîne alimentaire : « Je ne sais rien mais je dirai tout » – Sylvie Gallage-Alwis

Partner Sylvie Gallage-Alwis examines the recent regulation which has entered into force relating to the transparency and sustainability of risk assessment in the food chain at the European Union level and how this is yet another example of the influence of associations on the right to access to information, in Option Droit et Affaires.

May 20, 2021

Loyers commerciaux et Covid-19 : quand la bonne foi l’emporte sur la force majeure – Emmanuèle Lutfalla and Alice Decramer

Partner Emmanuèle Lutfalla and Associate Alice Decramer discuss how the health crisis revealed two problems in professional insurance: operating losses without damage and the payment of commercial rents, in La Tribune de l’assurance.

May 17, 2021

How To Use Asset Disclosure To Shape Enforcement Strategy | Kate Gee & Olivier Swain

Senior Associate Kate Gee and Associate Olivier Swain examine the effects of asset disclosure orders, noting that these can be wide-reaching and produce unexpected pressure points, in Law360.

May 17, 2021

Specialist investment treaty and commercial arbitrator Bernhard Maier joins Signature Litigation

News of arbitration specialist Bernhard Maier joining Signature Litigation’s London office as counsel has been published in Global Arbitration Review.

May 11, 2021

Signature Litigation’s Paris office recognised in Option Droit et Affaires 2021 Litigation Rankings

Signature Litigation is pleased to announce that Paris partners Thomas Rouhette, Sylvie Gallage-Alwis, Emmanuèle Lutfalla, Nicolas Brooke, and Flore Poloni have been recognised in the Option Droit et Affaires 2021 litigation rankings.

May 07, 2021