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A. Danos & Associates LLC
Defamation involves the making in oral or written way of a false statement that damages the reputation of an individual or company.
Ronan Daly Jermyn
The Court of Appeal has recently upheld a High Court finding of defamation against the Sunday World newspaper while also awarding damages for breach of privacy1
Matheson
The Court of Appeal, in the landmark judgment of Kinsella v Kenmare Resources plc & Anor (1) delivered on 28 February 2019, has set aside an award of damages of €10 million as being disproportionate, unjust and unfair in the circumstances.
Ronan Daly Jermyn
"It takes twenty years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you'll do things differently" ― Warren Buffett.
Ronan Daly Jermyn
Earlier this month, the High Court (Judge Pilkington) refused former Garda Commissioner Noirin O'Sullivan an extension of time within which to issue defamation proceedings.
Ronan Daly Jermyn
The Courts Service Annual Report 2017 was published by the Courts Service on 17 July 2018 and shows a significant increase in the number of defamation claims in the Courts.
Ronan Daly Jermyn
Online media platforms such as Facebook and Google strongly deny that they are publishers of online material, most likely to avoid assuming liability for online defamation by users of their services.
Ronan Daly Jermyn
The High Court has held that a Landlord who made a child protection referral to Tusla and the HSE arising from child protection concerns she had about her tenants could successfully rely on the defence of qualified privilege...
Ronan Daly Jermyn
On 21 December 2017, Ryanair lost its High Court action for defamation against three pilots.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
In North Sound Capital, LLC v. Merck & Co, Inc., No. 18-2317, 2019 WL 4309663, 2019 U.S. App. LEXIS 27518 (3d Cir. Sept. 12, 2019), the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit ...
Mamo TCV Advocates
The new provision explicitly enables and requires the consideration of multiple publications in a single court case.
Dentons
The Netherlands is about to depart from its tradition that no withholding tax is levied on royalties and interest payments. The background of this change in policy is that the government does no ...
Kilinc Law & Consulting
Principles and procedures regarding the arrest of ships are set out in the Turkish Commercial Code ("TCC") numbered 6102. Although Turkey did not a party of any international agreement ...
Herbert Smith Freehills
The Supreme Court has held that the requirement to show "serious harm" under section 1(1) of the Defamation Act 2013 (the "2013 Act") not only raises the threshold of harm which must be proved but also requires...
DAC Beachcroft LLP
The Supreme Court has handed down its long awaited decision in Lachaux v Independent Print Ltd [2019] UKSC 27
DAC Beachcroft LLP
To be protected by the whistleblowing legislation, the worker must have made a "qualifying disclosure". This is any disclosure of information which
Matheson
On 3 April 2019, the UK Supreme Court held that comments made by a wife in a Facebook post that her former husband ...
Withers LLP
Reassuring news from the High Court for press officers and anyone involved in issuing media statements about the risks of being sued for libel.
Dentons
The Public Interest Disclosure Act 1998 came into force on 2 July 1999, inserting sections 43A to 43L and 103A into the Employment Rights Act 1996 and providing protection for workers reporting malpractices by their employers.
Clyde & Co
Yes, says the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT). We explain why a worker's complaint about false rumours being spread about him was capable of being protected under whistleblowing law,
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BCL Solicitors LLP
The High Court in Lonsdale v National Westminster Bank Plc considered the extent to which it was possible to obtain disclosure and/or inspection of suspicious activity reports (SARs) ...
Clyde & Co
Yes, says the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT). We explain why a worker's complaint about false rumours being spread about him was capable of being protected under whistleblowing law,
A. Danos & Associates LLC
Defamation involves the making in oral or written way of a false statement that damages the reputation of an individual or company.
Herbert Smith Freehills
The Supreme Court has held that the requirement to show "serious harm" under section 1(1) of the Defamation Act 2013 (the "2013 Act") not only raises the threshold of harm which must be proved but also requires...
Ronan Daly Jermyn
Earlier this month, the High Court (Judge Pilkington) refused former Garda Commissioner Noirin O'Sullivan an extension of time within which to issue defamation proceedings.
Ronan Daly Jermyn
The Court of Appeal has recently upheld a High Court finding of defamation against the Sunday World newspaper while also awarding damages for breach of privacy1
Matheson
The Court of Appeal, in the landmark judgment of Kinsella v Kenmare Resources plc & Anor (1) delivered on 28 February 2019, has set aside an award of damages of €10 million as being disproportionate, unjust and unfair in the circumstances.
DAC Beachcroft LLP
To be protected by the whistleblowing legislation, the worker must have made a "qualifying disclosure". This is any disclosure of information which
Dentons
The Public Interest Disclosure Act 1998 came into force on 2 July 1999, inserting sections 43A to 43L and 103A into the Employment Rights Act 1996 and providing protection for workers reporting malpractices by their employers.
Ronan Daly Jermyn
"It takes twenty years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you'll do things differently" ― Warren Buffett.
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