Monthly Archives: July 2022

Kate Gee comments on the Competition and Markets Authority’s investigation into fashion retailers’ greenwashing claims

Counsel Kate Gee comments on the Competition and Markets Authority’s investigation into statements made by fashion retailers Asos, Boohoo and Asda’s George regarding the sustainability of their products, in the The Times and Evening Standard.

Jul 29, 2022

Sylvie Gallage-Alwis and Nikita Yahouedeou examine the upcoming new EU Regulation on cosmetic products

Partner Sylvie Gallage-Alwis and Associate Nikita Yahouedeou write in Cosmetics Business about the European Commission’s consultation on the regulation of cosmetic products.

Jul 28, 2022

1 January 2023: A new single authority for food safety controls in France / 1er janvier 2023 : Nouvelle police unique en matière de contrôles de sécurité des produits alimentaires en France

Sylvie Gallage-Alwis and Tania Radosavljevic note that there will be a new single authority for food safety controls in France as of 1 January 2023.

Jul 27, 2022

Annual Report of the Asbestos Victims’ Indemnification Fund (FIVA) 2021

Partner Sylvie Gallage-Alwis and Paralegal Lorène Massé examine the annual report of the Asbestos Victims’ Indemnification Fund (FIVA) for 2021

Jul 25, 2022

DGCCRF: Publication of 2021 annual report / DGCCRF : Publication du rapport annuel 2021

Sylvie Gallage-Alwis, Elias Boukachabine and Nikita Yahouedeou examine the DGCCRF’s 2021 annual report and the steps that it has announced for 2022.

Jul 21, 2022

BEA-RI: Details on the organisation of the Bureau and the investigation / BEA-RI : Précisions sur l’organisation du bureau et de l’enquête

Partner Sylvie Gallage-Alwis and Associate Gaëtan de Robillard examine he need to create a Bureau of Investigation and Analysis dedicated to lessons learned regarding industrial accidents.

Jul 18, 2022

Hermès Marangos discusses the wider implications of the SEC’s action against Vale in New York and the Court of Appeal’s decision on the Mariana dam collapse in IJGlobal

Partner Hermès Marangos discusses the wider implications of the SEC’s action against Vale in New York and the Court of Appeal’s decision on the Mariana dam collapse in IJGlobal.

Jul 14, 2022

Kate Gee comments in relation to the UK High Court granting order to serve court documents by NFT

Counsel Kate Gee comments in relation to the UK High Court Court recently granting an order to serve court documents by NFTs and recognises Cryptocurrency Exchanges are responsible for stolen crypto. 

Jul 14, 2022

Kate Gee examines developments in the litigation funding market and what the future holds for the sector in Litigation Finance Insider

Kate Gee examines developments in the litigation funding market and what the future holds for the sector in Litigation Finance Insider

Jul 13, 2022

Signature Litigation wins Boutique Firm of the Year award

We are delighted to have won the Boutique Firm of the Year award at The Lawyer Awards 2022.

Jul 13, 2022

Emmanuèle Lutfalla and Gaëtan Defer examine emerging risks and new challenges in the insurance sector in L’assurance en mouvement

Partner Emmanuèle Lutfalla and trainee Gaëtan Defer examine emerging risks in the insurance sector and new challenges that the industry faces regarding climate risk, cyber risk, health risk and war risk.

Jul 12, 2022

Sylvie Gallage-Alwis and Elias Boukachabine discuss the pending ban of Juul products in the US in Reports Legal

Sylvie Gallage-Alwis and Elias Boukachabine discuss the pending ban of Juul products in the US in Reports Legal and the wider product liability implications arising from the FDA’s decision

Jul 11, 2022

Partner Sylvie Gallage-Alwis examines expert proceedings in French Courts

Partner Sylvie Gallage-Alwis explores the process of expert proceedings in French Courts involving product manufacturers.

Jul 08, 2022

How I Made It to Law Firm Leadership – Sylvie Gallage-Alwis

Partner Sylvie Gallage-Alwis has been interviewed by Law.com regarding her career and path to leadership and passes on invaluable guidance for all lawyers aspiring to become leaders.

Jul 07, 2022

Flore Poloni and Kimberley Bazelais examine trends around the arbitrators’ duty of disclosure

Flore Poloni and Kimberley Bazelais examine trends from the Paris Court of Appeal on arbitrators’ duty of disclosure and highlight lessons from the PRIDE and the Billionaire cases.

Jul 05, 2022

Trends from the Paris Court of Appeal on arbitrators’ duty of disclosure: lessons from the PRIDE case and the Billionaire case

Two decisions dated 17 May 2022 from the Paris Court of Appeal (the “PRIDE” and the “Billionaire” cases) gave the arbitration community an illustration of the evolving position of the Court concerning challenges of awards based on an arbitrator’s alleged lack of independence or impartiality, and the failure to disclose the circumstances giving rise to the party’s doubts in this respect.

Jul 05, 2022

Sylvie Gallage-Alwis and Thomas Rouhette examine the product safety regulatory and liability landscape in France

Partners Sylvie Gallage-Alwis and Thomas Rouhette examine the product safety legal framework, policy changes and key Greenwashing developments in France.

Jul 04, 2022

Signature Litigation Paris renforce son équipe avec la promotion de deux Counsels

Le bureau de Paris du Cabinet Signature Litigation, spécialisé en contentieux & arbitrage, annonce la promotion de deux de ses collaboratrices seniors au rang de Counsel. English Mathilde Gérot et Claire Massiera sont promues à effet du 1er juillet 2022. Mathilde Gérot a développé une expertise significative en contentieux commercial, […]

Jul 01, 2022

Signature Litigation Paris strengthens team with two Counsel promotions

Signature Litigation’s Paris office today announces the promotion of two of its Senior Associates, Mathilde Gérot and Claire Massiera, to Counsel.

Jul 01, 2022