Monthly Archives: March 2022

French Cour de cassation renders decision in Belokon case

There is now confirmation of the “maximalist review” to prevent recognition and enforcement of awards that contravene international public policy.

Mar 31, 2022

Kate Gee contributes to first analysis of the use of Smart Legal Contract technology

Counsel Kate Gee, and Johnny Shearman, form part of Hunit UK’s advisory panel for the world’s first analysis of the use of Smart Legal Contract technology under English law: ‘The Functional Application of Smart Legal Contract Technology to the Practising Legal Sector’.

Mar 29, 2022

Simon Fawell, Kate Gee and Paul Brehony examine the impact of ESG on directors’ duties

Simon Fawell, Paul Brehony and Kate Gee examine the heightened risks directors face from external claims by shareholders and investors in relation to ESG in Accountancy Daily.

Mar 29, 2022

Funding litigation with crypto: look before you leap – Kate Gee and Alasdair Marshall

Kate Gee and Alasdair Marshall discuss crypto funding litigation, as blockchain technology is being used to crowdfund a lawsuit in the US through an ‘Initial Litigation Offering’.

Mar 21, 2022

Kate Gee and Elliott Fellowes discuss the risks for investors as the popularity of cryptocurrencies continues to rise

Counsel Kate Gee and Associate Elliott Fellowes examine the risks for investors as the popularity of cryptocurrencies continues to rise, in Blockchain Tribune.

Mar 21, 2022

Counsel Kate Gee and Associate Olivier Swain examine the recent judgment in Gupta and another v Halil-Shah and others [2022] in Law360

Counsel Kate Gee and Associate Olivier Swain examine the recent judgment in Gupta and another v Halil-Shah and others [2022] and insight on interim remedies for asset recovery, in Law360.

Mar 18, 2022

Partner Emmanuèle Lutfalla and Associate Tara Farasat explore the impact of climate change on insurance

Partner Emmanuèle Lutfalla and Associate Tara Farasat explore the impact of climate change on the insurability of environmental risk and urge companies to boost their climate-resilience, in Law.com International.

Mar 18, 2022

Signature Litigation ranked in Chambers Europe 2022

Signature Litigation and its members have been ranked in the Chambers Europe 2022 Guide.

Mar 17, 2022

Partner Emmanuèle Lutfalla interviewed on the Big Data in Insurance debate

Partner Emmanuèle Lutfalla was recently interviewed regarding the impact big tech is having on the insurance industry and the pros and cons of the surge in Insurtech.

Mar 17, 2022

Counsel Kate Gee and Partner Sylvie Gallage-Alwis explore ESG-related litigation risks

Counsel Kate Gee and Partner Sylvie Gallage-Alwis consider the impact of liability and litigation risks in light of environmental, social and governance issues, in Insurance Post.

Mar 10, 2022

Simon Fawell, Kate Gee and Paul Brehony explore the increased scrutiny of company directors

Partners Simon Fawell and Paul Brehony, and Counsel Kate Gee explore the risks company directors face in light of increased scrutiny and accountability as part of a series for Accountancy Daily discussing directors duties trends for the year ahead.

Mar 09, 2022

L’assurabilité des risques climatiques – Emmanuèle Lutfalla et Tara Farasat

Emmanuèle Lutfalla, associée, et Tara Farasat, collaboratrice, explorent les moyens qui permettraient aux assurés de se prémunir contre les coûts et surcoûts générés par cette sinistralité, grâce notamment à des outils qui pourraient se conjuguer avec leurs polices d’assurance.

Mar 08, 2022

Claire Massiera discusses the French law on the protection of whistleblowers adopted on 16 February 2022 in Thomson Reuters Regulatory Intelligence

Senior Associate Claire Massiera examines the news that French law aims to improve the protection of whistleblowers in Thomson Reuters Regulatory Intelligence.

Mar 08, 2022

Partner Paul Brehony discusses the recent FRC investigation into PwC and the current state of proposed audit reforms

Partner Paul Brehony examines the prospects for success of proposed major reforms to the audit regime, in Bloomberg Tax.

Mar 07, 2022

Kate Gee and Elliott Fellowes examine the measures taken in the UK and abroad to regulate the promotion of crypto assets

Kate Gee and Elliott Fellowes discuss the measures taken in the UK and abroad to regulate the promotion of crypto assets, in Blockchain Tribune

Mar 02, 2022

Kate Gee and Max Montgomery discuss enforcement proceedings in the recent case of Selevision Saudi Co v BeIN Media Group LLC

Counsel Kate Gee and Paralegal Max Montgomery discuss enforcement proceedings relating to a New York Convention Award in the recent case of Selevision Saudi Co v BeIN Media Group LLC [2021] EWHC 2802 (Comm) in the English High Court. 

Mar 02, 2022