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Disclosure pilot scheme: further revisions take effect – Johnny Shearman writes for Thomson Reuters PLC

Johnny Shearman, Head of Knowledge and Legal Services at Signature Litigation and Graham Jackson, Director of eDiscovery at London Legal, examine recent revisions to the Disclosure Pilot Scheme and question if enough emphasis has been put on the importance of technology, in Thomson Reuters PLC Magazine.

Nov 25, 2021

Signature Litigation reports 22% growth and the appointment of new finance disputes partner Simon Fawell

Signature Litigation today announces strong financial results for 2021 and the appointment of financial services disputes litigator Simon Fawell as Partner, who joins from Dechert. His appointment will be effective 29 November 2021.

Nov 23, 2021

Will the crypto asset industry be driven underground? Regulatory regimes and risks – Kate Gee and Johnny Shearman

Counsel Kate Gee and Head of Knowledge and Legal Services Johnny Shearman discuss the crypto asset industry and regulatory regimes and risks in Law360.

Nov 15, 2021

Paul Brehony comments on the difficulties faced by mid tier accountancy firms in Accounting Web

Partner Paul Brehony comments on the recent difficulties faced by mid tier accountancy firms following increased regulatory pressure, in Accounting Web. 

Nov 12, 2021

Partner Flore Poloni and Associate Tara Farasat discuss updates to the CMAP Rules of Arbitration in the Kluwer Arbitration Blog

Partner Flore Poloni and Associate Tara Farasat examine updates to the Paris Centre of Mediation and Arbitration Rules of Arbitration, which aim to improve flexibility and efficiency in arbitration, in the Kluwer Arbitration Blog.

Nov 10, 2021

Partners Sylvie Gallage-Alwis and Thomas Rouhette and Associate Nikita Yahouedeou contribute the French Chapter of Chambers Collective Redress & Class Actions

Partners Sylvie Gallage-Alwis and Thomas Rouhette and Associate Nikita Yahouedeou contribute to the French Chapter of Chambers Collective Redress & Class Actions.

Nov 10, 2021

Signature Litigation partners with The Women’s Vault to Support Returning Employees

Signature Litigation and The Women’s Vault are commencing a trial partnership to provide return-to-work coaching for employees returning from a period of absence such as maternity leave, parental leave and sick leave commencing in November 2021.

Nov 05, 2021

Paris Arbitration Week 2021: London or Paris – Where does your award stand the best chances of surviving annulment proceedings?

During the Paris Arbitration Week, Signature Litigation’s cross-channel arbitration practice shared practical insights on setting aside proceedings in the UK and France.

Nov 04, 2021

Partner Paul Brehony and Counsel Kate Gee explore the unintended consequences of attempts to end the dominance of the ‘Big Four’ in The Law Society Gazette

Partner Paul Brehony and Counsel Kate Gee explore the unintended consequences of attempts to end the dominance of the ‘Big Four’ in The Law Society Gazette

Nov 01, 2021

France – jurisdictional arbitral awards and claims of corruption (Nurol v Libya) – Flore Poloni and Thibaud Roujou de Boubée

Partner Flore Poloni and Associate Thibaud Roujou de Boubée examine the recent Paris Court of Appeal decision in Nurol v Libya and discuss how it provides additional insight regarding the annulment of arbitral awards on grounds of corruption.

Oct 29, 2021

Signature acting for US investor in ICSID arbitration claim against Slovak Republic – case featured in Global Arbitration Review

Signature is acting for Discovery Global LLC in an ICSID claim against Slovakia alleging that State authorities unlawfully blocked drilling operations.

Oct 29, 2021

Counsel Kate Gee examines the misuses of support schemes during the pandemic in Accountancy Daily

Counsel Kate Gee examines the investigations looking into the misuses of Covid-19 support schemes, before analysing the steps taken by the HMRC and other Government authorities, in Accountancy Daily.

Oct 25, 2021

PD 57AC – a sledgehammer to crack a nut? – Paul Brehony

Partner Paul Brehony examines new trial witness statement rules, in particular PD 57AC,  before going on to discuss the benefits and downfalls of the new rules , in The Law Society Gazette.

Oct 25, 2021

Signature Litigation and members ranked in Chambers UK 2022 Guide

Signature Litigation is pleased to have been ranked again in this year’s Chambers UK Guide.

Oct 21, 2021

Signature Litigation members ranked in Who’s Who Legal Commercial Litigation 2021

Partners Graham Huntley and Thomas Rouhette and Counsel Bernhard Maier have been ranked in the Who’s Who Legal Commercial Litigation 2021 Guide.

Oct 19, 2021

Thomas Rouhette and Claire Massiera co-author trends and developments chapter of Chambers Global Practice Guide on Antitrust Litigation

Partner Thomas Rouhette and Senior Associate Claire Massiera co-authored a chapter in the Chambers Global Practice Guide: Antitrust Litigation 2021, focussing on trends and developments in France. 

Oct 18, 2021

Crypto regulation: where will it lead? – Kate Gee

Counsel Kate Gee examines the sustained growth of the crypto market, and the regulatory regimes to adapt to the fast-changing market and the parallel risks that are developing alongside it in Global Investor.

Oct 15, 2021

Fraud on the rise: a side effect of the Covid pandemic – Kate Gee

Kate Gee examines the investigations opened that are looking into the misuses of support schemes and analyses the steps taken by the HMRC and other Government authorities, in Lawyer Monthly.

Oct 15, 2021

Signature members to speak at the Construction and Hospitality Disputes Post-Covid conference

Counsel Bernhard Maier and Associate Olivia Flasch speak at the Construction and Hospitality Disputes Post-Covid conference, hosted by Université de Lausanne.

Oct 14, 2021

The drive towards a bespoke financial regulatory regime for cryptocurrencies – Kate Gee

Counsel Kate Gee discusses recent proposals from French regulators regarding cryptocurrency, existing regulation in the UK and EU, as well as the proposed solutions moving forward, in Compliance Monitor.

Oct 14, 2021

Crypto regulation: where will it lead? – Kate Gee

Counsel Kate Gee examines whether regulation risks driving the crypto market underground in The FinTech Times.

Oct 14, 2021

Sylvie Gallage-Alwis wins Lexology’s first Client Choice Award for product liability defence in France

Partner Sylvie Gallage-Alwis has been awarded the Lexology Client Choice Award for Product Liability Defence – France, a new category for the awards and for which Sylvie is the exclusive winner.

Oct 14, 2021

Signature Litigation Paris authors ‘Regulation of the Legal Profession in France: Overview’ in Thomson Reuters Practical Law

Partner Thomas Rouhette, Senior Associate Mathilde Gérot and Associate Camille Gravis provide a comprehensive overview of legal regulation in France, in Thomson Reuters Practical Law.

Oct 12, 2021

Your attendance is required – Johnny Shearman

Johnny Shearman discusses orders under CPR 71 requiring a judgment debtor to attend court, following the case of Njord Partners SMA-Seal LP and others v Astir Maritime Ltd and others.

Oct 11, 2021

US Supreme Court: Discovery and the ZF Petition – Ryan Cable and Alex Cheah

Senior Associate Ryan Cable and Associate Alex Cheah consider whether the US Supreme Court may determine the availability of discovery in support of foreign private arbitrations, in Reports Legal.

Oct 07, 2021

The Modest Yet Revealing Update to the WIPO Arbitration Rules – Thibaud Roujou de Boubée

Associate Thibaud Roujou de Boubée examines the World Intellectual Property Organization’s Arbitration and Mediation Center’s updated Arbitration Rules. 

Oct 07, 2021

An Update on the Nuclear Liability Regime – Emmanuele Lutfalla and Alice Decramer

Partner Emmanuèle Lutfalla and Associate Alice Decramer examine the legal perspective of nuclear related litigations where no radioactivity characteristics were present, in Revue Lamy Droit Civil.

Oct 06, 2021

The Rise of Climate Change Litigation in Europe – Sylvie Gallage-Alwis and Stephanie Eaton

Partner Sylvie Gallage-Alwis and Associate Stephanie Eaton provide an overview of pending climate litigation before both European and national courts and how this is likely to continue to affect both States and companies at the international, European and national level, in Law360.

Oct 06, 2021

Sylvie Gallage-Alwis comments in the IBA’s In-House Perspective in relation to climate change litigation

Partner Sylvie Gallage-Alwis comments in the International Bar Association’s (IBA) In-House Perspective in relation to climate change litigation and the steps corporates should seek to take in order to help minimise exposure to potential claims.

Oct 04, 2021

Becca Hogan comments in the IBA’s In-House Perspective in relation to group action litigation

Partner Becca Hogan comments in the International Bar Association’s (IBA) In-House Perspective in relation to group action litigation and the potential risks for corporates.

Oct 04, 2021

Enforcing Individuals’ Rights with Climate Change Litigation – Stephanie Eaton

Associate Stephanie Eaton, and Michael Rawlinson QC and Samuel Cuthbert, barristers at 12 King’s Bench Walk, examine the most noteworthy cases in the ongoing development of private law climate change litigation.

Oct 01, 2021

Trial witness statements: a new direction – Signature Litigation published in PLC Magazine

Partner Paul Brehony, Senior Associate Kate Gee, Head of Knowledge and Legal Services Johnny Shearman examine in PLC Magazine the recent revisions to trial witness statement procedures and Practice Direction 57AC.

Oct 01, 2021

Signature Litigation ranked in The Legal 500 UK 2022

Signature Litigation has been ranked in The Legal 500 UK 2022 guide for ‘Fraud: Civil’, ‘Banking Litigation: Investment and Retail’, ‘Commercial Litigation: Premium’, and ‘International Arbitration’.

Sep 30, 2021

Paul Brehony comments on Grant Thornton fine for audit ‘failings’ in relation to Patisserie Valerie, in Compliance Week

Partner Paul Brehony comments on Grant Thornton’s £2.34 million fine for failures in its audits of café chain Patisserie Valerie, in Compliance Week.

Sep 28, 2021

Signature Litigation writes article re climate litigation for the IADC committee newsletter

Partner Sylvie Gallage-Alwis, Associate Stephanie Eaton and Trainee Inès Zaoui have written an article re the state of play of pending climate litigation for the IADC’s committee newsletter.

Sep 27, 2021

Does regulation risk driving the crypto market underground? – Kate Gee

Senior Associate, Kate Gee, discusses crypto regulation amidst calls from the global financial industry not to impose stringent capital rules on digital assets.

Sep 27, 2021

Signature Litigation featured in Juristes Associés’ La Radiographie des cabinets d’avocats d’affaires en France 2021

Signature Litigation has been featured in Juristes Associés’ La Radiographie des cabinets d’avocats d’affaires en France 2021. 

Sep 24, 2021

Bernhard Maier to speak at Cyberspace Law: ‘Big Data’, Algorithmic Governance and Democracy event

On 22 September 2021 Counsel Bernhard Maier will be speaking at the McGill Faculty of Law event entitled: “Cyberspace Law: ‘Big Data’, Algorithmic Governance and Democracy”.

Sep 22, 2021

What The Future Holds For UK Auditing Reform

Paul Brehony & Kate Gee examine whether replacing the FRC with a new regulator is necessary or whether it would have been better to simply to enhance the FRC’s powers, in Law360.

Sep 20, 2021

How will stricter enforcement of the polluter pays principle affect the chemical industry? – Sylvie Gallage-Alwis

Partner Sylvie Gallage-Alwis examines how stricter enforcement of the polluter pays principle will affect the chemical industry, in Chemical Watch.

Sep 15, 2021

Mathilde Gérot interviewed by Smart Lex re Covid-19 and personal data

Senior Associate Mathilde Gérot has been interviewed by Smart Lex about the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on our personal data.

Sep 14, 2021

Dangers of generalising the ‘anxiety damage’ recognition – Sylvie Gallage-Alwis

Partner Sylvie Gallage-Alwis discusses the dangers of generalising ‘anxiety damage’ recognition in The Law Society Gazette.

Sep 13, 2021

L’appel européen à renforcer le principe du pollueur-payeur – Sylvie Gallage-Alwis

Partner Sylvie Gallage-Alwis discusses the European Court of Auditors’ report on the application of the polluter pays principle in the EU, in Option Droit et Affaires. 

Sep 09, 2021

Partner Sylvie Gallage-Alwis comments on whether climate change legislation goes far enough in Lawyer Monthly

Partner Sylvie Gallage-Alwis comments on whether climate change legislation goes far enough, suggesting that to focus on the relative ambitiousness of new laws would be to miss the point.

Sep 02, 2021

Qu’en est-il vraiment du principe du pollueur-payeur ? – Sylvie Gallage-Alwis

Partner Sylvie Gallage-Alwis and Trainee Clara Heising discuss the European Court of Auditors’ recent report on the application of the polluter pays principle in the European Union, examining the scope of the principle, the reasons behind its audit, and the audit’s conclusions and recommendations, in Le Monde du Droit. 

Sep 02, 2021

Signature Litigation authors French chapter of Chambers Medical Devices & Consumer Health Products 2021 Guide

Sylvie Gallage-Alwis & Thomas Rouhette have authored the France jurisdiction chapter in the Medical Devices & Consumer Health Products 2021 Guide, as well as a trends and developments article.

Sep 01, 2021

Mastercard group action litigation given the go-ahead – Becca Hogan

Partner Becca Hogan discusses the Merricks v Mastercard case, the largest collective action in British legal history.

Aug 26, 2021

To avoid climate-related litigation, organisations must ensure their house is in order – Stephanie Eaton

Associate Stephanie Eaton explains that in the face of the climate crisis, activists and the public are resorting to court action to create change.

Aug 18, 2021

European Court of Auditors: Publication of its Special Report on the Polluter Pays Principle – Sylvie Gallage-Alwis

Partner Sylvie Gallage-Alwis discusses the European Court of Auditors’ recent report on the application of the polluter pays principle in the EU, in Lawyer Monthly.

Aug 17, 2021

Johnny Shearman co-authors UK chapter of leading international e-discovery book

Johnny Shearman, Head of Knowledge and Legal Services, has co-authored the UK chapter of International E-Discovery: A Global Handbook of Law and Technology (Second Edition).

Aug 09, 2021

Navigating the use of digital assets and protecting against fraud – Kate Gee and Elliott Fellowes

Kate Gee and Elliott Fellowes outline common types of crypto fraud and what businesses can do to protect themselves in Fraud Intelligence.

Aug 03, 2021

Will companies be washed away by greenwashing claims? – Sylvie Gallage-Alwis

Sylvie Gallage-Alwis explores accusations that companies are making false environmental claims and the potential for “greenwashing” litigation in Lawyer Monthly.

Aug 02, 2021

Partner Flore Poloni and Associate Thibaud Roujou de Boubée comment in Revue Internationale de la Compliance et de l’Éthique des Affaires

Partner Flore Poloni and Associate Thibaud Roujou de Boubée comment in relation to the potential setting aside of arbitral awards in the context of corruption allegations in French-language publication Revue Internationale de la Compliance et de l’Éthique des Affaires.

Jul 28, 2021

International Arbitration Stats: Do they provide an indicator for a post-Covid arbitration boom and shift in trends? – Ryan Cable

Writing in Legal Week, Senior Associate Ryan Cable explains that annual statistics published by leading international arbitration institutes reveal key themes and trends emerging in international arbitration.

Jul 27, 2021

Partner Sylvie Gallage-Alwis appointed as national rapporteur for France by the editorial team of Mass Claims

Partner Sylvie Gallage-Alwis has been appointed as national rapporteur for France by the editorial team of Mass Claims: an International Journal with a European Focus.

Jul 26, 2021

Breach of International Public Policy: Issues of Foreign Overriding Mandatory Rules and Embargoes

Partner Flore Poloni and Associate Thibaud Roujou de Boubée examine breach of international public policy, discussing violations of foreign overriding mandatory rules and to what extent compliance with an embargo forms part of French international public policy in the ICC Dispute Resolution Bulletin.

Jul 23, 2021

The daily legal minefield manufacturers have to face – Sylvie Gallage-Alwis

Partner Sylvie Gallage-Alwis discusses the changing legal landscape of product liability litigation and the need for manufacturers to change their decision making process.

Jul 23, 2021

Does the UK need a bespoke financial regulatory regime for cryptocurrencies – Kate Gee

Senior Associate Kate Gee discusses recent proposals from French regulators in relation to cryptocurrency regulations.

Jul 15, 2021

Libor Transition: a risky business – Johnny Shearman

Johnny Shearman, Head of Knowledge and Legal Services, discusses the difficulties and risks that the transition away from LIBOR will create, in Compliance Monitor.

Jul 14, 2021

Partner Thomas Rouhette and Senior Associate Claire Massiera comment in Compliances

Partner Thomas Rouhette and Senior Associate Claire Massiera comment in relation to the French law on the Duty of Vigilance four years after its enactment, in French-language publication Compliances.

Jul 09, 2021

Thibaud Roujou de Boubée interviewed by Smart Lex re arbitration and technology

Associate Thibaud Roujou de Boubée has been interviewed by Smart Lex in relation to arbitration and the increasing use of technology in proceedings, as well as the growing trend of using arbitration in the technology sector.

Jul 08, 2021

Kate Gee examines cryptocurrency fraud and the potential impacts on corporates

Senior Associate Kate Gee examines the rise in cryptocurrency fraud and highlights why corporates should beware of using cryptocurrencies, in Blockchain Tribune.

Jun 28, 2021

Signature Litigation authors French chapter of the Chambers Product Liability & Safety Guide 2021

Signature Litigation partners Sylvie Gallage-Alwis and Thomas Rouhette have authored the France jurisdiction chapter in the newly published Chambers Product Liability & Safety 2021 Guide.

Jun 28, 2021

Signature Litigation’s Paris office recognised in Best Lawyers 2022

Signature Litigation are pleased to announce that Paris partners Thomas Rouhette, Sylvie Gallage-Alwis, Emmanuèle Lutfalla, and Flore Poloni have been recognised in the 12th edition of The Best Lawyers in France 2022.

Jun 25, 2021

Partner Paul Brehony comments on the recent Grant Thornton Supreme Court ruling

Partner Paul Brehony comments on the recent Supreme Court ruling stating Grant Thornton will have to pay its client Manchester Building Society £13.4m in damages.

Jun 24, 2021

Partner Thomas Rouhette appears on French language programme Smart Lex to discuss the duty of vigilance

Thomas Rouhette, associé, intervient dans l’émission Smart Lex sur la loi du 27 mars 2017 qui a instauré un “devoir de vigilance” pour les grandes multinationales françaises. Il s’inquiète d’une judiciarisation de la responsabilité sociétale des entreprises à l’initiative des ONG au détriment d’une approche constructive.

Jun 22, 2021

Partner Flore Poloni & Associate Thibaud Roujou de Boubée contribute to the ICC Dispute Resolution Bulletin

Flore Poloni & Thibaud Roujou de Boubeé examine breach of international public policy and embargo forms in the 2021 ICC Dispute Resolution Bulletin.

Jun 22, 2021

Partner Becca Hogan examines the under-utilised collective redress tool

Partner Becca Hogan examines collective redress and the under-utilised tool that could help UK claimants, especially with Brexit and COVID-19 litigation, in Law360.

Jun 21, 2021

Signature Litigation is excited to be one of the sponsors for this year’s International Pharmaceutical and Medical Devices E&E Congress

Signature Litigation is excited to be one of the sponsors for this year’s International Pharmaceutical and Medical Devices E&E Congress.

Jun 15, 2021

L’affaire SORELEC : l’absence d’allégations de corruption doit susciter la méfiance des arbitres – Flore Poloni et Nicolas Brooke

Flore Poloni et Nicolas Brooke, associés, examinent comment ces dernières années, la cour d’appel de Paris n’a eu de cesse de renforcer son contrôle des sentences arbitrales en cas de risque de corruption, dans La Revue Lamy Droit civil et La Revue Lamy Droit des Affaires.

Jun 08, 2021

Quatre raisons de privilégier l’arbitrage dans les litiges sur de nouvelles technologies – Flore Poloni et Thibaud Roujou de Boubée

Flore Poloni, associée et Thibaud Roujou de Boubée, avocat, expliquent en quoi l’arbitrage est particulièrement adapté aux différends en matière de nouvelles technologies, dans L’Usine Nouvelle.

Jun 07, 2021

Neil Newing to speak at Global TransPerfect GLNXT EU user conference 2021

Counsel Neil Newing will be speaking at the Global TransPerfect GLNXT EU user conference as part of a panel discussing ‘managing multi-language litigation’.

Jun 07, 2021

Partner Thomas Rouhette interviewed in Predictice

Dans son entretien avec Predictice, Thomas Rouhette est revenu sur sa motivation à fonder le bureau parisien de Signature Litigation ainsi que sur les défis qu’il a été amené à surmonter.

Jun 03, 2021

Thomas Rouhette and Claire Massiera contribute to leading book Private Enforcement of Competition Law in Europe

Partner Thomas Rouhette and senior associate Claire Massiera recently co-authored a chapter in Private Enforcement of Competition Law in Europe, the leading book examining procedural and substantive issues in respect of private enforcement of competition law in Europe.

Jun 03, 2021

Partner Sylvie Gallage-Alwis comments in Les Echos Capital Finance in relation to new types of environmental litigation

Sylvie Gallage-Alwis, associée, commente sur les nouveaux types de contentieux environnementaux, dans Les Echos Capital Finance.

Jun 02, 2021

Signature Litigation announces two new partners

Specialist commercial disputes law firm Signature Litigation today announces the promotion to partnership of Becca Hogan and Rory Spillman.

Jun 02, 2021

Signature Litigation clients obtain permission to serve claims on sitting Head of State

In the Republic of Mozambique v Credit Suisse International & Ors proceedings (Claim No. CL-2019-000127), Signature Litigation has assisted its clients in obtaining permission from the English High Court to serve their claims out of the jurisdiction on, among others, the current President of Mozambique.

May 28, 2021

Johnny Shearman comments in The Times

Johnny Shearman, Head of Knowledge and Legal Services, comments in The Times on the importance of access to justice and legal representation even when dealing with morally complex issues such as climate change.

May 27, 2021

Audit reform and the anticipated uptick in post-pandemic litigation against auditors – Paul Brehony & Kate Gee

Partner Paul Brehony and Senior Associate Kate Gee examine the government’s consultation paper on audit and governance reform and why trust has been lost, looking into issues arising out of a number of sudden corporate failures.

May 25, 2021

Compliance concerns for crypto currency – Kate Gee

Senior Associate Kate Gee comments in FinTech global re the rise in the use of crypto currency by corporates and the why companies need to stay aware to the threats of fraud and hacking. 

May 21, 2021

Transparence dans la chaîne alimentaire : « Je ne sais rien mais je dirai tout » – Sylvie Gallage-Alwis

Partner Sylvie Gallage-Alwis examines the recent regulation which has entered into force relating to the transparency and sustainability of risk assessment in the food chain at the European Union level and how this is yet another example of the influence of associations on the right to access to information, in Option Droit et Affaires.

May 20, 2021

Loyers commerciaux et Covid-19 : quand la bonne foi l’emporte sur la force majeure – Emmanuèle Lutfalla and Alice Decramer

Partner Emmanuèle Lutfalla and Associate Alice Decramer discuss how the health crisis revealed two problems in professional insurance: operating losses without damage and the payment of commercial rents, in La Tribune de l’assurance.

May 17, 2021

How To Use Asset Disclosure To Shape Enforcement Strategy | Kate Gee & Olivier Swain

Senior Associate Kate Gee and Associate Olivier Swain examine the effects of asset disclosure orders, noting that these can be wide-reaching and produce unexpected pressure points, in Law360.

May 17, 2021

Specialist investment treaty and commercial arbitrator Bernhard Maier joins Signature Litigation

News of arbitration specialist Bernhard Maier joining Signature Litigation’s London office as counsel has been published in Global Arbitration Review.

May 11, 2021

Signature Litigation’s Paris office recognised in Option Droit et Affaires 2021 Litigation Rankings

Signature Litigation is pleased to announce that Paris partners Thomas Rouhette, Sylvie Gallage-Alwis, Emmanuèle Lutfalla, Nicolas Brooke, and Flore Poloni have been recognised in the Option Droit et Affaires 2021 litigation rankings.

May 07, 2021

Partner Elliott Phillips comments in Reports Legal’s Offshore Report in relation to Gibraltar and cryptocurrencies

Partner Elliott Phillips comments in Reports Legal’s 2021 Offshore Report examining Gibraltar and how it has become a thriving hub for cryptocurrencies, investors and entrepreneurs.

Apr 26, 2021

Signature Litigation and its members ranked in The Legal 500 EMEA 2021 Guide

We are pleased to announce that Signature Litigation and its members have again been ranked in The Legal 500 EMEA Guide across a number of practice areas.

Apr 14, 2021

Abdulali Jiwaji and Johnny Shearman examine the cessation of Libor in The Banker

Partner Abdulali Jiwaji and Head of Knowledge and Legal Services Johnny Shearman examine the global issue of the cessation of Libor, in The Banker.

Apr 09, 2021

Signature Litigation Paris ranked in Le Point’s “Les meilleurs cabinets d’avocats de France”

Le cabinet Signature Litigation Paris a été classé parmi les meilleures structures en droit de l’arbitrage dans Le Point : Palmarès 2020 des cabinets d’avocats par spécialités.

Apr 06, 2021

Sylvie Gallage-Alwis contributes to The Legal 500: Product Liability Country Comparative Guide

Partner Sylvie Gallage-Alwis, was asked by Legal 500 to draft the French chapter of its Product Liability Country Comparative Guide. Our Paris office has indeed one of the largest and most recognised Product Liability team of the French market, representing manufacturers from numerous industries. 

Apr 01, 2021

Judicial review reform: A risk to the courts’ post-Brexit standing – Tom Snelling and Elif Acar

Following the proposals for reform of judicial review powers recently unveiled by the government, Partner Tom Snelling and Associate Elif Acar discuss how a reduced ability to challenge government measures has wide-ranging implications.

Mar 30, 2021

Sylvie Gallage-Alwis et Gaëtan de Robillard examinent l’urgence climatique et le chaos juridique qui en découle

Partner Sylvie Gallage-Alwis and Associate Gaëtan de Robillard examine how the bill adopted by the French National Assembly, aiming to include in article 1 of the Constitution the preservation of the environment and biological diversity, reveals the growing importance given to the environmental cause and explains the rise of climate justice before the courts, in La Tribune.

Mar 30, 2021

Will bitcoin’s popularity attract fraud? – Kate Gee and Elliott Fellowes

Senior Associate Kate Gee and Associate Elliott Fellowes examine the state of the cryptocurrency ecosystem and what is being done to tackle fraudulent activity within it, in Lawyer Monthly.

Mar 26, 2021

Mise à jour des Règles de l’IBA sur l’administration de la preuve – Flore Poloni et Thibaud Roujou de Boubée

Flore Poloni, associée, et Thibaud Roujou de Boubée, collaborateur, examinent la récente mise à jour des règles de l’IBA sur l’administration de la preuve.

Mar 25, 2021

Graham Huntley comments in Legal Week re the recent rise in boutique law firms

Partner Graham Huntley comments in Legal Week in relation to the rising popularity in boutique law firms and speaks to the unique benefits boutiques are able to offer clients.

Mar 23, 2021

Signature Litigation contributes to the CDR Essential Intelligence – Fraud, Asset Tracing & Recovery 2021 guide

Partners Thomas Rouhette and Nicolas Brooke, Senior Associate Ela Barda and trainee lawyer Jennifer Melo have authored the France chapter for the CDR Essential Intelligence – Fraud, Asset Tracing & Recovery 2021 guide.

Mar 22, 2021

Va-t-on droit dans le mur en ne respectant pas les lignes directrices de la Cnil ? – Mathilde Gérot et Constance Benoist

Mathilde Gérot, collaboratrice senior, et Constance Benoist, élève-avocate à l’EFB, examinent les nouvelles lignes directrices qui ont été adoptées par la Commission nationale de l’informatique et des libertés (Cnil), et qui n’interdisent plus expressément l’utilisation des « cookies walls », complétées par des recommandations, dans Option Droit et Affaires. 

Mar 18, 2021

Partner Flore Poloni and Nicolas Partouche, Partner at Peltier Juvigny Marpeau & Associés, contribute to the IBA Toolkit on Insolvency and Arbitration

Partner Flore Poloni and Nicolas Partouche, Partner at Peltier Juvigny Marpeau & Associés, have authored the French national report of the IBA Toolkit on Insolvency and Arbitration.

Mar 18, 2021

Signature Litigation ranked in Chambers Europe 2021 Guide

Signature Litigation is pleased to announce that the Firm and its members have again been ranked in the Chambers Europe Guide.

Mar 18, 2021

Privinvest’s victory over Mozambique affirms mandatory stays under section 9 of Arbitration Act 1996

A Court of Appeal judgment has today affirmed the approach to stays under section 9 of the Arbitration Act.

Mar 11, 2021