Monthly Archives: April 2022

French Court of Appeals rules in new annulment proceedings on grounds of violation of international public policy based on corruption allegations

What do a Louis Vuitton bag full of cash, the payment of repeated stays and business class plane tickets to Italy for the family of members of the Government, and a multimillion allowance dedicated to “the reception and support of officials” have in common?

Apr 30, 2022

Kate Gee comments on the recent HSBC greenwashing claims, in City AM.

Kate Gee, Counsel, comments on the recent news that the ASA has warned HSBC about greenwashing in its recent adverts, in City AM.

Apr 29, 2022

Kate Gee and Asees Johar examine the recent group litigation brought against Barclays relating to allegations of fraud

Kate Gee and Asees Johar explore allegations by institutional investors against Barclays relating to its ‘dark pool’ trading platform.

Apr 28, 2022

Simon Fawell, Kate Gee and Paul Brehony examine corporate criminal liability for company directors

Partners Simon Fawell and Paul Brehony, and Counsel Kate Gee explore the heightened risks for company directors in the sphere of corporate criminal liability and the circumstances where corporate liability could lead to personal claims against directors in the third of a three-part series for Accountancy Daily discussing directors’ duties trends […]

Apr 26, 2022

Thomas Rouhette, Ela Barda, Jennifer Melo and Gauthier Doléac examine legislative, regulatory and enforcement developments in France in CDR – Fraud, Asset Tracing & Recovery 2022

Thomas Rouhette, Ela Barda, Jennifer Melo and Gauthier Doléac examine legislative, regulatory and enforcement developments in France in CDR – Fraud, Asset Tracing & Recovery 2022

Apr 25, 2022

Partner Paul Brehony comments in Law360 on Deloitte’s auditing failure fine

Partner Paul Brehony comments in Law360 on the fine issued by the FRC to Deloitte over its audit of outsourcing group Mitie.

Apr 21, 2022

NFTs Recognised as Property – Lavinia Deborah Osbourne v (1) Persons Unknown (2) Ozone Networks Inc. trading as Opensea

Kate Gee, Counsel, and Alasdair Marshall, Associate, examine the recent decision in Lavinia Deborah Osbourne v (1) Persons Unknown (2) Ozone Networks Inc. trading as Opensea in which NFTs were recognised as property.

Apr 20, 2022

Simon Fawell and Alasdair Marshall examine the concerns CISO’s have regarding cyber security and data protection

Partner Simon Fawell and Associate Alasdair Marshall comment, in CSO, re the cyber security and data protection related concerns CISO’s now experience.

Apr 19, 2022

Kate Gee and Simon Everington explore the legal landscape of crypto in the UK and Gibraltar

Counsel Kate Gee and director at LondonLink (GI) Limited Simon Everington explore the regulatory and legal landscape of crypto assets in the United Kingdom and Gibraltar and provide insight on litigation in the crypto space, in Compliance Monitor.

Apr 14, 2022

Bernhard Maier, Pietro Grassi and Gavin Collins explore key trends and developments impacting commercial disputes in the mining sector

Counsel Bernhard Maier, Associate Pietro Grassi and Paralegal Gavin Collins examine the key trends and developments impacting commercial disputes the mining sector, and what can be expected for the year ahead, in Global Mining Review.

Apr 14, 2022

ICSID updates its Arbitration Rules with a view to greater efficiency and transparency in investor-State arbitration

Senior Associate Ryan Cable, Associate Pietro Grassi and Trainee Gavin Collins examine the recent ICSID amendments to the rules and regulations for arbitration, the aim of the amendments and the practical impact they will have.

Apr 12, 2022

Signature Litigation ranked in The Legal 500 EMEA 2022

Signature Litigation and several members of its Gibraltar and Paris offices are ranked again in the annual Legal 500 EMEA Guide.

Apr 11, 2022

Thomas Rouhette, Ela Barda and Inès Aramouni examine the recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments within the EU in ICLG – Enforcement of Foreign Judgments

Thomas Rouhette, Ela Barda and Inès Aramouni examine the recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments within the EU in ICLG – Enforcement of Foreign Judgments.

Apr 04, 2022

Kate Gee, Paul Brehony and Simon Fawell explore the recent spate of high-profile Quincecare cases

Counsel Kate Gee and Partners Paul Brehony and Simon Fawell explore the recent spate of high-profile Quincecare cases and the potentially widened scope of the duty of care banks owe their customers, in Thomson Reuters Regulatory Intelligence.

Apr 04, 2022