Signature Litigation are delighted to announce Julian Connerty will be joining Signature this September from Clyde & Co. Julian handles litigation, arbitration and mediation of complex, large scale commercial disputes, with particular experience in international fraud and financial regulation.
Signature Litigation partner, Natalia Chumak, will be speaking at the Legal Business Arbitration Summit on 17th September 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.
Signature Litigation are delighted to have won Lawyer Monthly’s Investment Banking and Funds Litigation Law Firm of the Year – UK.
Signature Litigation are delighted to have been shortlisted for the Financial Times Innovative Lawyers Awards 2015.
Signature Litigation are delighted to announce Daniel Spendlove’s promotion to Partner.
The new Financial List is a fillip for the capital but the initiative could go further. Partner Abdulali Jiwaji published in the Law Society Gazette.
Recent developments relating to legal advice privilege – Abdulali Jiwaji and Daniel Hayward-Hughes.
UK to strengthen global grip on financial disputes with autumn launch of specialist banking court. Partner Graham Huntley comments in Legal Business.
The Commercial Litigation Summit 2015 – Partner Abdulali Jiwaji speaks at Legal Business’s Commercial Litigation Summit
Graham Huntley has been recommended as a Prominent Figure for Contentious Trusts in Citywealth Leaders List 2015.
Spread-betting poster-child IG in the line of fire post-SNB – Partner Natalia Chumak comments in Euromoney.
Signature Litigation is delighted that partner Hermes Marangos has been ranked in Euromoney’s Insurance and Reinsurance Expert Guide 2015.
IG customers make official complaint – Partner Natalia Chumak interviewed in FX Week.
UK financial competition study receives mixed response – Daniel Spendlove coments in IFLR.
Clients Accuse IG Group of “Systemic Failings” – Partner Natalia Chumak comments in Profit & Loss Magazine.
It’s a swizz: clients accuse IG over Swiss franc losses, The Times – Partner Natalia Chumak comments
Abdulali Jiwaji’s comments published in Law 360 re the FCA’s appointment of Mark Steward as head of enforcement
UK Finance Agency Taps Hong Kong Official As Top Enforcer – Partner Abdulali Jiwaji comments in Law 360.
New regulation will decrease number of Ecuadorian (re)insurers – Partner Hermes Marangos comments in LatAm Insurance Review.
Forensic approach required by investors seeking redress over FX manipulation – Partner Abdulali Jiwaji comments in Euromoney.
Partner Abdulali Jiwaji will be speaking at CDR Spring Litigation Symposium 2015 on Thursday 28th May.
Questions Remain Following FX Settlements – Daniel Spendlove comments in Profit & Loss Magazine.
Partner Abdulali Jiwaji comments in Wall Street Journal and The Law Society Gazette following recent Forex fines.
Partner Abdulali Jiwaji has today appeared on BBC World News’ Business Live program to discuss the news that five of the world’s biggest banks are expected to collectively pay more than $6bn for allegedly manipulating foreign exchange markets.
The rise of boutiques has been yet another development shaping the legal industry that no-one predicted.
Signature Litigation partner, Abdulali Jiwaji, to speak at The Commercial Litigation Summit on 13th May 2015.
City lawyers are risking mega salaries to strike out on their own. Legal Business explores what is driving the current wave of boutiques and asks how these start-ups have fared.
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.
On the back of robust financial growth for the 2013/14 year, high-flying boutique Signature Litigation is exploring developing a trainee scheme, with a proposal to match itself with non-competing firms and ‘facilitate a programme of reciprocal secondments’.
Graham Huntley has retained his Band 1 ranking in Chambers Europe for Litigation.
The battle rages on: Abdulali Jiwaji and Rory Spillman on misselling claims in financial derivatives
Partner Abdulali Jiwaji and Associate Rory Spillman discuss misselling claims in financial derivatives in Financier Worldwide.
Petrobras scandal sends shockwaves through London market – Insurance Day. Partner Hermes Marangos comments.
Hermes Marangos writes in Insurance Day: allegations of corruption in Brazil and the insurance fallout
Petrobras scandal has implications for a number of lines of business – Insurance Day, By Partner Hermes Marangos.
Rumbling on – Barclays’ profits plunge after £750m Forex provision – Legal Business. Daniel Spendlove comments.
Signature Litigation lawyers Abdulali Jiwaji, Daniel Spendlove and Anuj Moudgil’s article in Corporate Adviser on potential civil claims around FX manipulation.
The value of UK fraud dropped in 2014 despite the highest volume of cases on record, signalling regulators’ growing focus on lower-value, easy-win cases, and raising concerns about the UK’s ability to tackle complex cases. Partner Graham comments in CDR Magazine.
In the wake of the Graiseley Properties v Barclays Bank case, Joshua Freedman finds there is compelling evidence that indicates that the big banks are not untouchable giants when it comes to suing for mis-sold products. Partner Abdulali Jiwaji comments in CDR Magazine.
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.
Barclays Bank plc v Lester Charles Landgraf, Londell McMillan and Elias Farrah. Signature Litigation case featured in The Lawyer’s ‘Top 20 Cases of 2015’.
Signature Litigation is delighted that founding partner Graham Huntley has been recognised by Super Lawyers London 2014 as a leading lawyer for Commercial Litigation.
Natalia Chumak and Rory Spillman published in Financier Worldwide following Promoting individual responsibility in banking and the potential for conflicts.
Litigation Trends – New Law Journal. Partner Graham Huntley comments.
The English courts are fast becoming the premier enforcement jurisdiction for arbitral awards, explains Graham Huntley
The recent decision in Cruz City v Unitech is an illuminating example of the increasing extent to which the English courts are willing to use the impressive tools of domestic civil enforcement to support arbitral awards.
Signature Litigation featured in Lawyer 2B’s ‘Six Cases to Watch This Year’.
Signature Litigation has expanded its partner resources with the hire of Hermes Marangos, who joins Signature in November 2014 from DAC Beachcroft.
Signature Litigation is delighted to have been recognised as a leading firm by both Legal 500 and Chambers UK.
Chambers UK 2015 ranks Signature Litigation in the ‘Spotlight Table’ for Banking Litigation: Conflict Free, noting that the firm is ‘Well reputed for its ability to take on major banks and global financial institutions.’
This article is written in Russian by Natalia Chumak and Nick Storrs for The Law.
‘Privilege is now seen as a fundamental human right’: British intelligence agencies face spying on lawyers allegations – Legal Business. Partner Graham Huntley comments.
Signature has secured a privacy ruling for client ENRC in an important case involving an unprecedented attempt by international law firm Dechert LLP to claim that privileged information in their possession would lose privilege in the event that it was subject to a claim by their former client for assessment of allegedly excessive bills.
Signature Litigation’s success as a London boutique firm recognised in Legal Business’ Disputes Yearbook 2014
Signature Litigation has been recognised in Legal Business’ Disputes Yearbook 2014.