Monthly Archives: May 2024

Paul Grant examines Beddoe applications in the context of trust disputes

Signature Litigation Gibraltar associate, Paul Grant, explains the purpose, principal uses of and procedure for Beddoe applications, which derive from the case of Re Beddoe [1893] 1 Ch 547, in respect of trust disputes, in IFA Magazine.

May 30, 2024

French Parliament’s acceleration against Fast fashion

Over the past few years, fast fashion has become a real phenomenon in our society and our
wardrobes, transforming our consumption patterns and the way we purchase clothes. In 2023,
fast fashion generated more than 1.7 billion dollars in revenue worldwide. Ultra-fast fashion has
even emerged as a sub-genre since the COVID-19 pandemic and is gradually climbing up the list
of brands and clothing most bought by French citizens.

May 28, 2024

Sylvie Gallage-Alwis and Nicolas Ndiour discuss the new parental control obligations for manufacturers in Le Monde du Droit

Sylvie Gallage-Alwis and Nicolas Ndiour examine the new parental control obligations for economic operators involved in the manufacture, distribution and sale of internet browsing devices. 

May 23, 2024

DGCCRF – Publication de son rapport annuel 2023

The Directorate General for Competition, Consumer Affairs and Fraud Control (Direction
Générale de la Concurrence, de la Consommation et de la Répression des Fraudes – DGCCRF) is
part of the French Ministry for the Economy, Finance and Industrial and Digital Sovereignty. It
has three main missions consisting in regulating competition, financially protecting consumers
and ensuring their safety.

May 23, 2024

FCA name and shame enforcement proposals challenged – Abdulali Jiwaji published in Retail Banker International

Partner Abdulali Jiwaji discusses in Retail Banker International the Financial Conduct Authority’s proposals to ‘name and shame’ companies under investigation in order to deter wrongdoing and strengthen its enforcement work, and why this may not be the optimal approach to improving the regulator’s enforcement strategy.

May 23, 2024

Paul Brehony discusses the latest inspection report encouraging the SFO to introduce an independent disclosure review process after bringing every charge in Thomson Reuters Regulatory Intelligence

Partner Paul Brehony discusses the latest inspection report encouraging the SFO to introduce an independent disclosure review process after bringing every charge.

May 22, 2024

Flore Poloni examines the IBA’s new version of its guidelines on conflicts of interest in international arbitration in LJA

Flore Poloni discusses key changes introduced by the Arbitration Committee of the IBA’s new guidelines on conflicts of interest in international arbitration.

May 21, 2024

Hermès Marangos and Adriano Stagni contribute to Lexology’s Panoramic Guide on Insurance Litigation: United Kingdom

Partner Hermès Marangos and Associate Adriano Stagni contribute to Lexology’s Panoramic Guide on Insurance Litigation 2024: United Kingdom.

May 16, 2024

Tom Snelling offers a commercial perspective on access to justice in the civil courts in The Law Society Gazette.

Partner Tom Snelling offers a commercial perspective on access to justice within the civil courts system, and considers the potential impacts of third-party litigation funding and negotiated dispute resolution (NDR).

May 14, 2024

Sylvie Gallage-Alwis and Gaëtan de Robillard contribute a chapter in The Legal 500: Environmental, Social and Governance Comparative Guide

Partner Sylvie Gallage-Alwis and Associate Gaëtan de Robillard have contributed a country-specific Q&A chapter examining the laws and regulations applicable in France.

May 13, 2024

Tom Snelling comments on today’s Supreme Court judgment in Argentum Exploration Ltd v Republic of South Africa and state immunity

Partner Tom Snelling comments on the unanimous Supreme Court judgment in Argentum Exploration Ltd v Republic of South Africa regarding state immunity, highlighting the importance of the judgment as a guide for future cases.

May 08, 2024

Sylvie Gallage-Alwis interviewed in La Lettre des Juristes d’Affaires

Partner Sylvie Gallage-Alwis’ interview in LJA’s “En tête à tête” series, discussing Signature Litigation Paris’ growth since its inauguration in January 2019.

May 07, 2024

Abdulali Jiwaji comments on how Consumer Duty has impacted wealth management in FinTech Global

Partner Abdulali Jiwaji comments on how the Financial Conduct Authority’s Consumer Duty rules have impacted wealth management firms so far, several months after they came into force.

May 03, 2024