Monthly Archives: September 2021

Paris Court of Appeal, 7 September 2021, Guinea v. Global Voice (RG No. 19/17531)

Reaffirming standards of annulment regarding the validity of an arbitration agreement, constitution of the tribunal and international public policy when it comes to corruption. 

Sep 30, 2021

Signature Litigation ranked in The Legal 500 UK 2022

Signature Litigation has been ranked in The Legal 500 UK 2022 guide for ‘Fraud: Civil’, ‘Banking Litigation: Investment and Retail’, ‘Commercial Litigation: Premium’, and ‘International Arbitration’.

Sep 30, 2021

Paul Brehony comments on Grant Thornton fine for audit ‘failings’ in relation to Patisserie Valerie, in Compliance Week

Partner Paul Brehony comments on Grant Thornton’s £2.34 million fine for failures in its audits of café chain Patisserie Valerie, in Compliance Week.

Sep 28, 2021

Signature Litigation writes article re climate litigation for the IADC committee newsletter

Partner Sylvie Gallage-Alwis, Associate Stephanie Eaton and Trainee Inès Zaoui have written an article re the state of play of pending climate litigation for the IADC’s committee newsletter.

Sep 27, 2021

Does regulation risk driving the crypto market underground? – Kate Gee

Senior Associate, Kate Gee, discusses crypto regulation amidst calls from the global financial industry not to impose stringent capital rules on digital assets.

Sep 27, 2021

Signature Litigation featured in Juristes Associés’ La Radiographie des cabinets d’avocats d’affaires en France 2021

Signature Litigation has been featured in Juristes Associés’ La Radiographie des cabinets d’avocats d’affaires en France 2021. 

Sep 24, 2021

Bernhard Maier to speak at Cyberspace Law: ‘Big Data’, Algorithmic Governance and Democracy event

On 22 September 2021 Counsel Bernhard Maier will be speaking at the McGill Faculty of Law event entitled: “Cyberspace Law: ‘Big Data’, Algorithmic Governance and Democracy”.

Sep 22, 2021

What The Future Holds For UK Auditing Reform

Paul Brehony & Kate Gee examine whether replacing the FRC with a new regulator is necessary or whether it would have been better to simply to enhance the FRC’s powers, in Law360.

Sep 20, 2021

How will stricter enforcement of the polluter pays principle affect the chemical industry? – Sylvie Gallage-Alwis

Partner Sylvie Gallage-Alwis examines how stricter enforcement of the polluter pays principle will affect the chemical industry, in Chemical Watch.

Sep 15, 2021

Mathilde Gérot interviewed by Smart Lex re Covid-19 and personal data

Senior Associate Mathilde Gérot has been interviewed by Smart Lex about the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on our personal data.

Sep 14, 2021

Dangers of generalising the ‘anxiety damage’ recognition – Sylvie Gallage-Alwis

Partner Sylvie Gallage-Alwis discusses the dangers of generalising ‘anxiety damage’ recognition in The Law Society Gazette.

Sep 13, 2021

L’appel européen à renforcer le principe du pollueur-payeur – Sylvie Gallage-Alwis

Partner Sylvie Gallage-Alwis discusses the European Court of Auditors’ report on the application of the polluter pays principle in the EU, in Option Droit et Affaires. 

Sep 09, 2021

Partner Sylvie Gallage-Alwis comments on whether climate change legislation goes far enough in Lawyer Monthly

Partner Sylvie Gallage-Alwis comments on whether climate change legislation goes far enough, suggesting that to focus on the relative ambitiousness of new laws would be to miss the point.

Sep 02, 2021

Qu’en est-il vraiment du principe du pollueur-payeur ? – Sylvie Gallage-Alwis

Partner Sylvie Gallage-Alwis and Trainee Clara Heising discuss the European Court of Auditors’ recent report on the application of the polluter pays principle in the European Union, examining the scope of the principle, the reasons behind its audit, and the audit’s conclusions and recommendations, in Le Monde du Droit. 

Sep 02, 2021

Signature Litigation authors French chapter of Chambers Medical Devices & Consumer Health Products 2021 Guide

Sylvie Gallage-Alwis & Thomas Rouhette have authored the France jurisdiction chapter in the Medical Devices & Consumer Health Products 2021 Guide, as well as a trends and developments article.

Sep 01, 2021