Signature Litigation and Partners Graham Huntley and Simon Bushell have been featured in Legal Business’s Disputes Yearbook 2018 pieces “Boutiques: Highly evolved” and “The Bar Elite: Silk and steel”.
“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”.
On 15 May 2018, Partner Simon Bushell attended and spoke at the Legal Business Commercial Litigation Summit 2018 in London.
Partner Abdulali Jiwaji and Trainee Solicitor Elliott Fellowes examine the FCA’s consideration of Brexit, and what impact this will have on the agency’s commitment to enforcement activities.
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.
What Next for Intra-EU Investment Arbitration? Thoughts on the Achmea Decision – Neil Newing, Lucy Alexander and Leo Meredith
Of Counsel, Neil Newing and Associates Lucy Alexander and Leo Meredith examine the Court of Justice of the European Union’s decision in the case of Slovak Republik v Achmea.
Partner Simon Bushell discusses why the Court of Appeal’s decision against Property Alliance Group sets a path to rescission—meaning the unwinding of Libor-related transactions—and potentially opens the floodgates for fresh Libor claims.
Partner Simon Bushell comments in City A.M. and The Lawyer in relation to the news that the High Court has confirmed that Bernie Ecclestone will face a civil trial brought by Signature’s client, Bluewaters Communications Holdings, over alleged bribery and corruption during the sale of Formula One to CVC Capital Partners.
International Arbitration In 2018: A Year Of Rule Revisions – Neil Newing and Ryan Cable published in Law360
Neil Newing, Counsel, and Ryan Cable, Associate, examine rule updates in the international arbitration market, which suggest that the new trend is likely to promote efficiency and cost-effectiveness.
Signature Litigation has contributed to the Getting the Deal Through: Insurance Litigation 2018 Guide.
Partner Hermes Marangos comments in The Times in relation to businesses’ failure to prepare for adverse conditions
Partner Hermes Marangos comments in The Times in relation to businesses’ potential liabilities, following the cold snap at the beginning of March.
Partner Abdulali Jiwaji comments in Law360 in relation to the RBS Global Restructuring Group.
Partner Abdulali Jiwaji comments in CDR in relation to the banking litigation trends of 2017.
Senior Associate Steven De Lara and Associate Cecile Gomez’s article examines the duties (from a data protection perspective) that Distributed Ledger Technology providers will have when providing the technology, and what regulatory actions, if any, they could face if they are in breach of them.
Signature Litigation is delighted to announce that international arbitration lawyer and commercial litigator Neil Newing has joined the firm as Counsel.
Partner Simon Bushell comments in The Times in relation to the collapse of construction group Carillion.
Partner Graham Huntley examines the High Court’s decision in Richard Slade & Company v Boodia and Boodia  EWHC 2699 (QB), published in the New Law Journal.
Partner Ioannis Alexopoulos comments in IBA Global Insight in relation to developments in the international arbitration market.
Partner Simon Bushell comments in City A.M. in relation to business fraud reaching a 15-year high in the UK.
The larger and more diverse a firm becomes, the more conflicts it is likely to generate, which can constrain the practices of individual partners, while others may see their practice areas marginalised as strategic priorities change. Not surprisingly, more new firms are being formed by teams spinning off from larger law firms.
In the December 2017 issue of Signature Litigation’s Financial and Regulatory Disputes Update, Partner Abdulali Jiwaji and Associate Nikoletta Beneki examine the Court of Appeal’s decision that the IHRP Review necessitates no duty of care for banks to customers. Our second article, written by Abdulali Jiwaji and Associates Jessica Thomas and Stephanie Eaton, looks into the extension…
Leading specialist disputes law firm, Signature Litigation, accelerated its rapid growth rate this year; announcing a 2016/2017 turnover increase of 16.1%, bringing total annual turnover to £12 million.
Signature Litigation are delighted to have won this year’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution Team of the Year at The British Legal Awards.
Signature Litigation contributes to the Getting the Deal Through: Complex Commercial Litigation 2018 Guide
Signature Litigation has contributed, as contributing editors and interviewees, to the Getting the Deal Through: Complex Commercial Litigation 2018 Guide.
Litigation Expected Following The Unprecedented Recent Hurricane Season – Hermes Marangos and Tom Rotherham
Partner Hermes Marangos and Associate Tom Rotherham’s article examines the 2017 hurricane season and the resultant litigation likely to arise from these events, published in Lawyer Monthly.
Signature Litigation is delighted to have been ranked in the Chambers and Partners 2018 UK Guide.
Partner Abdulali Jiwaji and Paralegal Henry Reid examine a recent case acknowledging the possibility of implying a duty of good faith into a brokerage’s Terms of Business promises increasing judicial scrutiny for the FX industry, published in FX-MM.
Partner Hermes Marangos and Associate Tom Rotherham’s article examines the legal complexities arising in relation to the recent hurricanes, published in Insurance Day.
Senior Associate Steven De Lara appointed as an Insolvency Practitioner by the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission
Signature Litigation is pleased to announce the appointment by the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission of Steven De Lara, Senior Associate, as a fully licensed Insolvency Practitioner.
Partner Josh Wong comments in The Times’ Raconteur in relation to increased activity in mergers and acquisitions from Chinese and other Asian investors.
Signature Litigation has been ranked in Legal 500 UK 2017 for ‘Fraud: Civil’, ‘Banking Litigation: Investment and Retail’, ‘Commercial Litigation’, ‘International Arbitration’, ‘Insurance and Reinsurance Litigation’, and ‘Professional Negligence’
Signature Litigation are delighted to have been shortlisted for this year’s Specialist Law Firm of the Year, and Litigation and Dispute Resolution Team of the Year at The British Legal Awards 2017.
Partner Ioannis Alexopoulos and Senior Associate Nick Storrs attended the Georgian International Arbitration Centre’s (GIAC) 4th annual GIAC Arbitration Days in Tbilisi, Georgia.
Court of Appeal Holds Banks Owe No Suremime Duty of Care to Customers – Abdulali Jiwaji and Nikoletta Beneki
Partner Abdulali Jiwaji and Associate Nikoletta Beneki examine the Court of Appeal’s decision that the IHRP Review necessitates no duty of care for banks to customers, published in Financial Regulatory Briefing.
Associate Becca Hogan comments in Thomson Reuters Accelus in relation to the Financial Conduct Authority’s Senior Managers and Certification Regime.
Hermes Marangos, Partner at Signature Litigation, has been ranked in this year’s edition of Chambers Latin America 2018.
Partner Adam Rooney assesses the recent Court of Justice of the European Union decision in Intel’s long-running abuse of dominance case, in Commercial Dispute Resolution.
Proposals to extend the SM&CR regime: the impact from an enforcement perspective – Abdulali Jiwaji, Jessica Thomas and Stephanie Eaton
Partner Abdulali Jiwaji and Associates Jessica Thomas and Stephanie Eaton examine the extension of the Senior Managers and Certificate Regime to all FSMA authorised firms, and the impact it will have in Global Banking & Finance Review and The Global Legal Post.
Partner Elliott Phillips and Senior Associate Steven De Lara examine the growth of Bitcoin and the lack of legislation around it, in Dow Jones’ Financial News, Thomson Reuters Accelus, FT Adviser and in Compliance Monitor.
Partner Hermes Marangos examines the recent ransomware cyber attacks and outlines why the challenges faced are global as the relevant policy and legal frameworks vary by jurisdiction, in Commercial Dispute Resolution.
Partner Daniel Spendlove has been interviewed by New Law Journal in relation to 2017 litigation trends, as part of the publication’s joint survey and report with the LSLA.
Partner Hermes Marangos, Associate Tom Rotherham and Brazilian Counsel Adriano Stagni examine the impact on international insurers in relation to the Latin American courts’ use of moral damages to compensate claimants, in Insurance Day.
Partner Abdulali Jiwaji comments in Commercial Dispute Resolution (CDR) in relation to a recent Court of Appeal judgment which ruled that banks owe no duty of care in relation to the FCA’s recent Review into interest rate hedging products.
In the August 2017 issue of Signature Litigation’s Financial and Regulatory Disputes Update, Partner Abdulali Jiwaji discusses the need for the FCA to test the SMR implications in relation to less clear-cut cases to ensure culpable managers are held responsible for their actions. In our second article, Abdulali Jiwaji and Associate Nils de Wolff examine the…
Partner Adam Rooney comments in Litigation Futures in relation to the news that the Competition Appeal Tribunal has blocked the £14bn class action lawsuit against Mastercard.
Partner Abdulali Jiwaji discusses Hong Kong passing legislation permitting third party funding of arbitrations seated in the territory, published in Law360.
Partner Adam Rooney comments in relation to the Google EU Antitrust fine in City A.M., The Times Law Brief and CNN Money.
Partner Simon Bushell comments in Legal Week in relation to the SFO bringing charges against Barclays and four former executives in relation to their actions during the 2008 financial crisis.
Partner Hermes Marangos examines the recent WannaCry global cyber attacks in relation to insurance and corporate liability. Published in The Times, Insurance Day, Insurance Post and Thomson Reuters Accelus.
Founding Partner Graham Huntley comments in CDR Magazine in relation to legal professional privilege.