Monthly Archives: April 2024

Sylvie Gallage-Alwis interviewed in the Legal Business 2024 Disputes Yearbook

Partner Sylvie Gallage-Alwis discusses product liability, recent trends in toxic tort litigation, and the cultural differences of being both an avocat à la cour in France and a solicitor in England and Wales, in her Q&A with Legal Business as part of the 2024 Disputes Yearbook.

Apr 26, 2024

UK Supreme Court denies Marks & Clerk permission to appeal in secret commission case – trial expected January 2025

The UK Supreme Court has rejected an application for permission to appeal by IP law firm Marks & Clerk and its affiliated partnership in the ongoing high profile secret commissions representative action claim brought by Commission Recovery Limited on behalf of a class of Marks & Clerk’s current and former clients.

Apr 24, 2024

Sylvie Gallage-Alwis, Alice Decramer, and Nikita Yahouedeou author chapter in ICLG’s Drug & Medical Device Litigation Comparative Guide 2024

Partner Sylvie Gallage-Alwis and Associates Alice Decramer and Nikita Yahouedeou have authored the French chapter in the ICLG’s latest Drug & Medical Device Litigation Comparative Guide.

Apr 22, 2024

Tom Snelling comments in CDR News

Partner Tom Snelling was interviewed by CDR News as part of an article examining delays within the civil courts system in England and Wales, providing his insights and experience at the Commercial Court in the London.

Apr 18, 2024

Kate Gee and Paul Brehony discuss Companies House’s new powers under the Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Act 2023

Partners Kate Gee and Paul Brehony examine the new powers for Companies House under the Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Act 2023, and whether these will allow for more proactive gatekeeping.

Apr 16, 2024

Lucy Keane examines Gibraltar’s recent removal from the FTAF’s “Grey” List and what this means for the Territory’s future in Litigation Finance Insider

Counsel Lucy Keane discusses Gibraltar’s vibrant and competitive future in the financial services sector, following the Territory’s recent removal from the FATF’s “Grey” List.

Apr 15, 2024

International Bar Association updates its Guidelines on Conflicts of Interest in international arbitration

International arbitration Partner Flore Poloni discusses recent updates to the International Bar Association’s Guidelines on Conflicts of Interest, which add clarity and encourage additional disclosures from arbitrators and counsel.

Apr 10, 2024

Emmanuèle Lutfalla and Nour Jonot examine cut-through clauses in Insurance Edge

Emmanuèle Lutfalla and Nour Jonot examine cut-through clauses, the legal issues to try and circumvent and current market practice for dispute resolution.

Apr 09, 2024

Lucy Keane discusses Gibraltar’s removal from the FATF “Grey” List in Investment International

Counsel Lucy Keane examines Gibraltar’s recent removal from the FATF “Grey” List and the Territory’s reputation as a globally responsible and transparent financial services centre. 

Apr 09, 2024

Paul Brehony discusses the FRC’s failure to implement long-planned reforms to its audit rules in ACCA Global’s Accounting and Business Magazine

Partner Paul Brehony discusses the London Stock Exchange’s crisis as London continues to endure a stream of de-listings and prominent IPO snubs.

Apr 09, 2024

What the UK’s withdrawal from the Energy Charter Treaty means for utilities – Philipp Kurek and Pietro Grassi

Partner Philipp Kurek and Senior Associate Pietro Grassi discuss in Utility Week what impact the UK withdrawing from the Energy Charter Treaty would have on investors in the energy and utilities industries.

Apr 05, 2024

Sylvie Gallage-Alwis, Alice Decramer, Elias Boukachabine, and Nikita Yahouedeou examine product liability laws in France in The Legal 500’s Product Liability Comparative Guide

Partner Sylvie Gallage-Alwis and Associates Alice Decramer, Elias Boukachabine, and Nikita Yahouedeou examine product liability laws in France in The Legal 500’s sixth edition of its Product Liability Comparative Guide.

Apr 05, 2024

Philip Dunham co-chairing the 4th edition of GAR Live: Shanghai

International arbitration partner Philip Dunham will be co-chairing this year’s GAR Live: Shanghai event with renowned arbitrator Tao Jingzhou on 27 June.

Apr 04, 2024

Neil Newing discusses whether the enforcement of foreign arbitral awards is safe against fraud in Financial Regulation International

Partner Neil Newing examines the recent High Court decision in Contax Partners Inc BVI v Kuwait Finance House (KFH-Kuwait) and Others [2024] EWHC 436 (Comm).

Apr 04, 2024