Monthly Archives: January 2024

Associate Alex Guest examines the importance of the Hague 2019 Convention

Associate Alex Guest discusses the importance of the Hague 2019 Convention and the implications arising from its implementation.

Jan 29, 2024

Associate Alex Guest examines the importance of the Hague 2019 Convention

Associate Alex Guest discusses the importance of the Hague 2019 Convention and the implications arising from its implementation.

Jan 29, 2024

Elliott Phillips and Paul Grant featured in the Private Client Global Elite Directories

Partner Elliott Phillips and Associate Paul Grant have been featured in Law.com’s Private Client Global Elite Directories. 

Jan 25, 2024

Paul Brehony discusses the winding down of the FRC and the impact across the accounting profession in Accountancy Daily

Partner Paul Brehony discusses the need to replace the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) with a re-invigorated regulator that has powers to investigate and impose meaningful sanctions on errant companies, company directors and their advisers. 

Jan 25, 2024

Sylvie Gallage-Alwis and Nikita Yahouedeou examine the DGCCRF’s recent publications on the online sale of products published in la Gazette du Palais

Partner Sylvie Gallage-Alwis and Associate Nikita Yahouedeou discuss how online commerce has become an integral part of consumer habits and is therefore a highly regulated activity.

Jan 24, 2024

Paul Brehony comments on the FRC’s record-level fines against auditors over 2022/23 in Compliance Week

Partner Paul Brehony comments on the FRC’s record-level fines against auditors over 2022/23 in Compliance Week.

Jan 23, 2024

Tsegaye Laurendeau comments on Dr Gonzalo Stampa’s jail sentence in The Law Society Gazette

Partner Tsegaye Laurendeau comments on Dr Gonzalo Stampa’s jail sentence after being found guilty of contempt for his role as arbitrator in an international contract dispute.

Jan 19, 2024

Daniel Spendlove, Neil Newing, and George Bazinas successfully acted for Commission Recovery Limited in the Court of Appeal

Partners Daniel Spendlove and Neil Newing, and Senior Associate George Bazinas successfully acted for Commission Recovery Limited in the Court of Appeal.

Jan 19, 2024

Sylvie Gallage-Alwis and Gaëtan de Robillard co-author the French Chapter of ICLG’s Environmental, Social, & Governance Law 2024

Partner Sylvie Gallage-Alwis and Associate Gaëtan de Robillard discuss two major pieces of legislation that have reshaped the environmental aspect of ESG regulation in France.

Jan 18, 2024

Asset Tracing and Recovery in Gibraltar

Partner @Elliott Phillips and Associate @Paul Grant discuss asset tracing and recovery in Gibraltar, outlining the range of legislative tools and resources available to victims of fraud in the context of civil law.

Jan 17, 2024

Lucy Keane comments on the UK government’s plans to reverse the Supreme Court’s PACCAR decision in Global Arbitration Review

Lucy Keane comments on the government’s plans to reverse the UKSC’s PACCAR decision and highlights the need for litigation funding. 

Jan 17, 2024

Tsegaye Laurendeau appointed to the P.R.I.M.E. Finance Panel of Experts

Partner Tsegaye Laurendeau has been appointed to the P.R.I.M.E. Finance Panel of Experts.

Jan 15, 2024

Paul Grant discusses how a recent Court of Appeal ruling endorses greater flexibility in alternative dispute resolution in Solicitors Journal

Associate Paul Grant examines the ruling in Churchill v Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council and how the ruling promotes greater flexibility in alternative dispute resolution.

Jan 11, 2024

Kate Gee comments on decentralised dispute resolution in CDR News

Partner Kate Gee comments on the increasing popularity of decentralised dispute resolution (DDR).

Jan 10, 2024

Kate Gee shortlisted at the Women and Diversity in Law Awards 2024

Partner Kate Gee has been shortlisted for Disputes Lawyer of the Year at the Women and Diversity in Law Awards 2024.

Jan 10, 2024

Kate Gee comments on the growth of ESG group and class action lawsuits in Bloomberg

Partner Kate Gee comments on the likely increase in litigation cases surrounding ESG issues following the introduction of new ESG fund rules.

Jan 09, 2024

Sylvie Gallage-Alwis and Elias Boukachabine discuss the implications of the FIVP’s recent decision to recognise a causal link between pesticides and congenital deformity in IADC

Sylvie Gallage-Alwis and Elias Boukachabine discuss the implications of the FIVP’s decision to recognise a causal link between pesticides and congenital deformity in IADC.

Jan 08, 2024

Sylvie Gallage-Alwis and Alice Decramer examine decisions that had an impact on the rules governing liability for defective products in 2023 in Le Monde du Droit and L’Usine Digitale

Sylvie Gallage-Alwis and Alice Decramer examine decisions that had an impact on the rules governing liability for defective products in 2023 in Le Monde du Droit.

Jan 08, 2024

Lucy Keane discusses the offshore regulation of crypto in the ThoughtLeaders4 Crypto & Digital Assets in Disputes Series

Lucy Keane discusses the question of crypto regulation and the urgency to protect consumers as cryptocurrencies and crypto assets are becoming more mainstream. 

Jan 04, 2024

Abdulali Jiwaji and Gavin Collins discuss the Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Act 2023 in The Times

Abdulali Jiwaji and Gavin Collins discuss the Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Act 2023 and Companies House’s objectives to ensure identity verification.

Jan 04, 2024

Associate Paul Grant examines the recent ruling in Churchill v Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council

The Court of Appeal has ruled in Churchill v Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council that the courts can stay proceedings to order parties in dispute to engage in alternative dispute resolution.

Jan 03, 2024

Arbitration partner Philip Dunham joins Signature in Paris

Signature Litigation announces the appointment of international arbitration partner Philip Dunham who joins its Paris office from Dechert.

Jan 02, 2024