Signature Litigation have been ranked in the Chambers and Partners 2019 Global Guide.
Koshigi Ltd v Donna Union: can an arbitrator be warm and friendly with Counsel? – Ioannis Alexopoulos and Ryan Cable
Partner Ioannis Alexopoulos and Associate Ryan Cable examine the case of Koshigi Ltd v Donna Union, and discuss the reasoning behind the High Court’s decision to penalise a party who wrongly alleged bias on the part of an arbitrator.
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.
The Second Edition of International Arbitration: A Practical Guide, co-authored by Signature Litigation’s Of Counsel, Neil Newing, has been published.
Each year, members of our Firm vote to select a charity to support. For 2019, Signature Litigation’s chosen charity is the Cottman Foundation.
We are pleased to announce the launch of our new Paris office, and financial growth of 35%.
Partner Ioannis Alexopoulos and Of Counsel Neil Newing comment in Corporate Disputes magazine in relation to energy and infrastructure disputes.
Hermès Marangos comments in Insurance Post’s article on the British Airways data breach as the first major case since the General Data Protection Regulation became law.
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.
Partner Hermès Marangos comments in Law360’s article on the UK financial services and insurances cases to watch in 2019, in relation to a dispute regarding Deepwater Horizon.
Partner Hermès Marangos discusses this summer’s cyber-attacks on Singapore’s health provider SingHealth, and examines the impact of such cyber attacks on insurance policies for commercial entities.
Professional Support Lawyer Johnny Shearman comments in Financial News in relation to the banking industries reluctance to enter the fast-growing cryptocurrency expert.
Partner Abdulali Jiwaji and Associate Nils De Wolff examine the Court of Appeal’s decision in Deutsche Bank AG v Comune di Savona, and the guidance it provides, particularly in the context of the International Swaps and Derivatives Association.
Partner Ioannis Alexopoulos and Associate Ryan Cable examine the significance of selecting particular arbitration rules in instances where there may be multiple parties or multiple contracts in dispute, in the November 2018 edition of the Journal of International Banking and Financial Law.
Signature Litigation is delighted to have been ranked in the Chambers and Partners 2019 UK Guide.
Signature Litigation has been listed as one of the leading 200 law firms in England and Wales, and has also been commended for the Firm’s commercial dispute resolution practice.
Signature Litigation has been ranked in The Legal 500 UK 2019 for ‘Fraud: Civil’, ‘Banking Litigation: Investment and Retail’, ‘Commercial Litigation’, ‘International Arbitration’, ‘Insurance and Reinsurance Litigation’, and ‘Professional Negligence’.
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.
Partner Simon Bushell, Professional Support Lawyer Johnny Shearman and Associate Nicholas Barnard discuss the decision in Palmer Birch (A Partnership) v Lloyd  EWHC 2316 and circumventing the corporate veil.
Law360 has reported that Bluewaters Communications Holdings’ matter against Bernie Ecclestone and others has now settled. The matter was handled by Signature Litigation Partner Simon Bushell.
Partner Abdulali Jiwaji and Associate Alasdair Glass examine the impact of The Financial Reporting Council Ltd v Sports Direct International plc impact on the issue of privilege and also discuss its consequences of the decisions on auditors.
Partners Simon Bushell and Daniel Spendlove’s article in HFM Compliance examines why the Court of Appeal’s decision against Property Alliance Group sets a path to rescission and potentially opens the floodgates for fresh LIBOR claims within the hedge fund industry.
Following his speaking opportunity at Legal Business’ Commercial Litigation Summit regarding The GC perspective on doing battle (inside and outside of court), Partner Simon Bushell has been featured in the In-House Lawyer’s coverage of this panel discussion.
Partner Daniel Spendlove comments in Pensions Age in relation to the asset management industry’s alleged use of so called “closet tracker funds” and the implications of this for pension schemes.
On Thursday 20 September 2018, Signature Litigation held its inaugural networking and drinks event, hosted by the associate team.
Closet tracker scandal: are pension schemes getting what they pay for? – Simon Bushell and Daniel Spendlove
Simon Bushell and Daniel Spendlove examine the asset management industry’s alleged use of so called “closet tracker funds” and the implications of this for pension scheme trustees.
Partner Ioannis Alexopoulos and Associate Jessica Thomas discuss the facts of the dispute between disgruntled former employee Robert Bou-Simon and BGC Brokers, and its impact on implied terms in contracts.
Hermès Marangos, Partner at Signature Litigation, has been ranked in this year’s edition of Chambers Latin America 2019.
Partner Simon Bushell examines the contemporary state of the anti-money laundering regime and considers how the impact of Unexplained Wealth Order (UWO) reforms will alter the landscape.
Graham Huntley comments in The Times in relation to the growth of boutique litigation firms in London
Partner Graham Huntley comments in The Times’ “Special Focus” article on the growth of boutique litigation firms in London.
Partner Simon Bushell and Of Counsel Neil Newing contribute to the Getting the Deal Through: Market Intelligence – Dispute Resolution 2018.
Graham Huntley has been interviewed by The Legal 500 following his admission to the Hall of Fame.
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.
Investor-state arbitration – an analysis of the decision in Masdar Solar & Wind Cooperatief UA v Kingdom of Spain – Neil Newing
Of Counsel Neil Newing discusses the recently published decision of the Tribunal in the investor-state arbitration between Masdar Solar & Wind Cooperatief UA v Kingdom of Spain.
Partner Graham Huntley interviewed in The Times’ Raconteur in relation to the need for pro bono legal work.
In this issue of Signature Litigation’s Financial and Regulatory Disputes Update, Partner Abdulali Jiwaji and Trainee Solicitor Elliott Fellowes take a close look at the FCA’s Business Plan 2018/19 and consider the impact Brexit may have on the regulator’s enforcement regime. Our second article, written by Partner Simon Bushell, takes a fresh look at the…
Partner Simon Bushell comments in Thomson Reuters Practical Law in relation to the first case brought by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority under the senior managers regime, against the CEO of Barclays Group.
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 Adam Rooney comments in Risk Management in relation to the European Commission fining Qualcomm
Partner Adam Rooney comments in Risk Management in relation to the European Commission fining Qualcomm €997.4 million ($1.23 billion) for unfair competitive practices and the abuse of a dominant market position.
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 Hermès Marangos comments in The Times in relation to businesses’ failure to prepare for adverse conditions
Partner Hermès 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.