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Abdulali Jiwaji and Johnny Shearman attend ICAEW’s Restructuring & Insolvency Conference

Partner Abdulali Jiwaji and professional support lawyer Johnny Shearman are attending today’s 9th annual ICAEW Restructuring and Insolvency Conference.

Jun 26, 2019

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Abdulali Jiwaji and Johnny Shearman attend ICAEW’s Restructuring & Insolvency Conference Experience

The Importance Of Transparency In The Disclosure Process – Johnny Shearman and Stephanie Eaton

Professional Support Lawyer Johnny Shearman and Associate Stephanie Eaton examine the opinions published regarding Kevin Taylor v Van Dutch Marine Holding Limited and others.

May 01, 2019

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Signature’s Social Network April 2019

On Thursday 11 April 2019, Signature Litigation hosted its first associate networking and drinks event, for the year.

Apr 12, 2019

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Commercial contracts: is Brexit frustrating? – Simon Bushell, Johnny Shearman and Lucy Alexander

Partner Simon Bushell, Professional Support Lawyer Johnny Shearman and Associate Lucy Alexander examine the decision in Canary Wharf (BP4) T1 Limited and others v European and its impact on the doctrine of frustration.

Mar 28, 2019

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Signature Litigation contributes to Chambers Litigation Practice Guide

Signature Litigation Partner Simon Bushell, Senior Associate Guy Robson, Associate Alasdair Glass and Professional Support Lawyer Johnny Shearman have contributed the UK Chapter of the Chambers Litigation 2019 Global Practice Guide.

Feb 07, 2019

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Costs in International Arbitration – Are Changes Needed? – Neil Newing, Ryan Cable and Johnny Shearman

In their article for the Kluwer Arbitration Blog, Of Counsel Neil Newing, Associate Ryan Cable and Professional Support Lawyer Johnny Shearman examine costs in International Arbitration and whether the practice can learn from the way costs are handled in English Litigation.

Jan 02, 2019

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Banks employ more chefs than cryptocurrency experts – Johnny Shearman comments in Financial News

Professional Support Lawyer Johnny Shearman comments in Financial News in relation to the banking industries reluctance to enter the fast-growing cryptocurrency expert.

Nov 23, 2018

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Oral Contracts – I don’t think so: Supreme Court rejects once more a common contractual workaround

Senior Associate Nick Storrs and Professional Support Lawyer Johnny Shearman discuss the Supreme Court’s decision in the case of Rock Advertising Ltd v MBB Business Exchange Centre.

Oct 29, 2018

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Economic torts: an alternative path to individuals behind the corporate veil

Partner Simon Bushell, Professional Support Lawyer Johnny Shearman and Associate Nicholas Barnard discuss the decision in Palmer Birch (A Partnership) v Lloyd [2018] EWHC 2316 and circumventing the corporate veil.

Oct 25, 2018

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Signature’s Social Network – inaugural drinks and networking event

On Thursday 20 September 2018, Signature Litigation held its inaugural networking and drinks event, hosted by the associate team.

Sep 21, 2018

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Cryptocurrency and Blockchain – are hacks highlighting glitches in the industry? – Elliott Phillips, Johnny Shearman and Melenik Forde

Partner Elliott Phillips, Professional Support Lawyer Johnny Shearman and Paralegal Melenik Forde discuss the state of the emerging cryptocurrency industry and blockchain and examine how investors can mitigate their exposure to risk.

Jul 10, 2018

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“Fair market value” and its place in English Courts – Abdulali Jiwaji, Harry Denlegh-Maxwell and Johnny Shearman

Partner Abdulali Jiwaji, Associate Harry Denlegh-Maxwell and Professional Support Lawyer Johnny Shearman examine the Court of Appeal decision in LBI EHF v Raiffeisen, and the interpretation of “fair market value”.

May 21, 2018

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3rd­ Party Litigation Finance In UK: To Brexit And Beyond – Daniel Spendlove and Johnny Shearman

Partner Daniel Spendlove and Professional Support Lawyer Johnny Shearman examine the third-party litigation finance market and the possible effect Brexit will have on the market.

May 09, 2018

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Push payment fraud: ‘Which?’ way forward for unprotected customers? – Johnny Shearman’s article published in Compliance Monitor

Associate Johnny Shearman’s article examines the Payment Services Regulator’s response in relation to the recent Which? super-complaint in Compliance Monitor.

Apr 13, 2017

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Financial Services – Predictions for 2017

Associates Johnny Shearman, Nick Storrs and Rory Spillman have been interviewed in Lexis PSL in relation to what lies ahead for the financial services industry in 2017.

Feb 13, 2017

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Financial and Regulatory Disputes Update – August 2016

In this issue of Signature Litigation’s Financial and Regulatory Disputes Update, the third of 2016, Partner Abdulali Jiwaji and Associate Johnny Shearman examine the Serious Fraud Office’s (SFO) new Section 2 interview guidance and its impact on legal representation. In our second article, Associate Jessica Thomas investigates the banking industry’s approach to de-risking and anti-money […]

Sep 15, 2016

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The Serious Fraud Office and Legal Representation During Section 2 Interviews

Partner Abdulali Jiwaji and Associate Johnny Shearman investigate the SFO’s new Section 2 interview guidance and its impact on legal representation, published in FTSE Global Markets and Fraud Intelligence.

Aug 15, 2016

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Financial and Regulatory Disputes Update – May 2016

In this issue of Signature Litigation’s Financial and Regulatory Disputes Update, the second of 2016, we examine the Financial Conduct Authority’s 2016/17 Business Plan and Risk Outlook and its impact on regulated firms in the industry. Our second article discusses the recent judgments in Hayfin Opal Luxco 3 SARL v Windermere VII CMBS plc and […]

Jun 02, 2016

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Another Year, Another FCA Business Plan – What’s In Store For 2016/17

The Financial Conduct Authority (“FCA”) published its annual Business Plan and Risk Outlook in April for the coming year. Many of the FCA’s aims remain the same or substantially similar to last year, with individual accountability and changing the culture of regulated firms still high on the Authority’s list of priorities.

May 30, 2016

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Financial and Regulatory Disputes Update – January 2016

In this issue of Signature’s Financial and Regulatory Disputes update, we review the FCA’s approach to enforcement action for breach of its Principles of Business and consider the fundamental changes to this regime due in the spring 2016.

Jan 31, 2016

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Financial and Regulatory Disputes Update – November 2015

In this issue of Signature’s Financial and Regulatory Disputes Update, the last for 2015, we review the Financial Conduct Authority’s enforcement activity since January.

Dec 04, 2015

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Financial and Regulatory Disputes Update – July 2015

In this issue of Signature’s Financial and Regulatory Disputes update, we review the FCA’s approach to enforcement action for breach of its Principles of Business and consider the fundamental changes to this regime due in the spring 2016.

Aug 28, 2015

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FINANCIAL AND REGULATORY DISPUTES UPDATE – APRIL 2015

In this issue of Signature’s Financial and Regulatory Disputes Update, we reflect on recent case law regarding disclosure in the context of benchmark rigging.

May 05, 2015

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Financial and Regulatory Disputes Update – January 2015

This is the first issue of Signature’s Financial and Regulatory Disputes Update, which will be issued going forward as a regular quarterly review of recent developments in financial markets litigation and regulatory enforcement.

Jan 23, 2015

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