Posted on 13 March 2015 by
As the new serious harm requirement begins to take shape, we are reminded that publication to even just a few people can provide a basis for a libel action.
Posted on 23 February 2015 by
The government wants to send a clear signal that sharing images without consent is unacceptable; the challenge is keeping up with technology.
Posted on 18 February 2015 by
Do we want a world in which drones fly over our garden walls without permission, photographing whatever their digital cameras behold?
Posted on 13 February 2015 by
You've read about the huge fines the regulators have levied on banks for manipulating forex benchmarks, but how do those businesses affected by bank misconduct recover their losses?
Posted on 07 January 2015 by
The recent removal of Sheikh Yassin Abdullah Kadi from US sanctions last month following a 13-year legal battle brings to the fore the significant financial and reputational risks and challenges faced by high net worth individuals under threat of targeted sanctions.
Posted on 18 December 2014 by Carter-Ruck
Dispute Resolution analysis: The High Court, sitting without a jury, recently ruled against former Conservative chief whip Andrew Mitchell in his libel claim against News Group Newspapers for publishing a story alleging that he had called PC Rowland a ‘pleb’. Nigel Tait, a partner at Carter-Ruck, along with associate Isabella Piasecka, considers the decision and the wider issues of judges acting as jurors.
Posted on 12 December 2014 by Carter-Ruck
The ITV drama about Christopher Jefferies – the man wrongly accused of the murder of Joanna Yeates and vilified by the UK press – was moving and thought-provoking in equal measure.http://www.theguardian.com/tv-and-radio/2014/dec/07/-sp-peter-morgan-christopher-jefferies-tv-drama-joanna-yeates
Posted on 27 November 2014 by
The General Court of the EU has annulled the listings of three Syrian businessmen, and one company, from sanctions the EU imposed against them under its Syrian sanctions regime. In doing so the Court relied on the European Court of Justice (ECJ) July 2013 decision in what has become known as Kadi II , the decision whereby the ECJ upheld the successful challenge by Carter-Ruck client Sheikh Yassin Kadi to EU sanctions that were imposed on him. Kadi II has become a leading authority in the field of challenges to targeted sanctions.