Monthly Archives: July 2021

Update to the WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center rules

Another world class arbitration institution goes virtual, while promoting transparency and reducing arbitration fees.

Jul 30, 2021

Partner Flore Poloni and Associate Thibaud Roujou de Boubée comment in Revue Internationale de la Compliance et de l’Éthique des Affaires

Partner Flore Poloni and Associate Thibaud Roujou de Boubée comment in relation to the potential setting aside of arbitral awards in the context of corruption allegations in French-language publication Revue Internationale de la Compliance et de l’Éthique des Affaires.

Jul 28, 2021

Why choose arbitration for new tech related disputes?

Although still underused in this field, there are at least four reasons to favour arbitration in new technology disputes: expertise, efficiency, flexibility, ability to deal with international cases and confidentiality.

Jul 28, 2021

International Arbitration Stats: Do they provide an indicator for a post-Covid arbitration boom and shift in trends? – Ryan Cable

Writing in Legal Week, Senior Associate Ryan Cable explains that annual statistics published by leading international arbitration institutes reveal key themes and trends emerging in international arbitration.

Jul 27, 2021

Partner Sylvie Gallage-Alwis appointed as national rapporteur for France by the editorial team of Mass Claims

Partner Sylvie Gallage-Alwis has been appointed as national rapporteur for France by the editorial team of Mass Claims: an International Journal with a European Focus.

Jul 26, 2021

Breach of International Public Policy: Issues of Foreign Overriding Mandatory Rules and Embargoes

Partner Flore Poloni and Associate Thibaud Roujou de Boubée examine breach of international public policy, discussing violations of foreign overriding mandatory rules and to what extent compliance with an embargo forms part of French international public policy in the ICC Dispute Resolution Bulletin.

Jul 23, 2021

The daily legal minefield manufacturers have to face – Sylvie Gallage-Alwis

Partner Sylvie Gallage-Alwis discusses the changing legal landscape of product liability litigation and the need for manufacturers to change their decision making process.

Jul 23, 2021

Does the UK need a bespoke financial regulatory regime for cryptocurrencies – Kate Gee

Senior Associate Kate Gee discusses recent proposals from French regulators in relation to cryptocurrency regulations.

Jul 15, 2021

Libor Transition: a risky business – Johnny Shearman

Johnny Shearman, Head of Knowledge and Legal Services, discusses the difficulties and risks that the transition away from LIBOR will create, in Compliance Monitor.

Jul 14, 2021

Partner Thomas Rouhette and Senior Associate Claire Massiera comment in Compliances

Partner Thomas Rouhette and Senior Associate Claire Massiera comment in relation to the French law on the Duty of Vigilance four years after its enactment, in French-language publication Compliances.

Jul 09, 2021

Thibaud Roujou de Boubée interviewed by Smart Lex re arbitration and technology

Associate Thibaud Roujou de Boubée has been interviewed by Smart Lex in relation to arbitration and the increasing use of technology in proceedings, as well as the growing trend of using arbitration in the technology sector.

Jul 08, 2021