Posted on 09 February 2019 by
Jeff Bezos, the world’s richest man and CEO and President of Amazon, has accused National Enquirer magazine and its owners American Media Inc. of blackmail. The allegation packs a wallop. In the US, as in England and Wales, blackmail is a criminal offence, carrying a sentence that can include imprisonment.
Posted on 24 January 2019 by Carter-Ruck
The Supreme Court will today hear a case with potentially far-reaching implications for the finding of meaning in libel trials and appeals of those meanings. Oliver Cox gives us a case preview through the Inforrm blog.
Read more here.
Appeal Court clarifies scope of public interest defence in libel: Carter-Ruck in Law Society Gazette
Posted on 10 December 2018 by Carter-Ruck
Associate Mathilde Groppo explains the Court of Appeal’s decision in Economou v de Freitas.
Read the article here.
Posted on 05 December 2018 by Carter-Ruck
On 21 November the Court of Appeal delivered a major decision on the statutory public interest defence for defamation claims, in the case of Alexander Economou v David de Freitas. Dominic Garner explains.
Read the full article here.
Posted on 07 November 2018 by Carter-Ruck
One of the most significant cases in the field of defamation goes to the Supreme Court on 13 November 2018, and will consider how Section 1 of the Defamation Act 2013 should be construed, with potentially very significant consequences for Claimants and Defendants alike. In an article published on the Inforrm website, Carter-Ruck associate Mathilde Groppo gives a detailed account of the issues.
Read the full article here.
Posted on 31 October 2018 by
Carter-Ruck senior associate Persephone Bridgman Baker provides her insight on the ABC v Telegraph Media Group case, which raises issues about interim injunctions, confidential information and the legitimacy of the use of non-disclosure agreements (NDAs).
Click here to read the article.
Posted on 24 September 2018 by Carter-Ruck
The Information Commissioner's Office is showing signs of shifting its approach to the right to be forgotten, writes Mathilde Groppo in The Times (published 20 September 2018).
To read the full article click here (paywall).
Posted on 14 August 2018 by Carter-Ruck
Click here to read the full GTR Review Q&A.
Posted on 26 July 2018 by
Carter-Ruck is proud to announce that our partner and Head of International Law Guy Martin, and our firm, have both been Highly Commended in this year’s awards from WorldECR, the leading journal for sanctions and export controls practitioners. The awards are in the respective categories of ‘Practitioner of the Year’ and ‘Sanctions Law Firm of the Year, Europe’.
Posted on 07 March 2018 by Carter-Ruck
Partner and Head of Public International Law, Guy Martin will be participating as an expert panel member at an Arab Organisation for Human Rights in the UK Conference on Monday 12 March. Guy and the other panel members will be discussing the blockade of Qatar by Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt which is now into its eighth month. The discussion will focus on why it is essential to assess why steps have not been implemented to resolve the crisis.
Posted on 02 February 2018 by Carter-Ruck
Carter-Ruck's Sanctions expert Guy Martin provides commentary for the Special WorldECR December 2017 Report (Sanctions: What next now?) and an article (assisted by Magali Sharma) on Targeted sanctions and the obligation to self-disclose dealings with potentially sanctioned individuals: UK, US, Japan.
Read the full report and article here.
Posted on 01 February 2018 by Carter-Ruck
Carter-Ruck is recognised as a leading firm in Public International Law and has again confirmed its top tier status for Defamation and Reputation Management, with every one of the media law group's partners being named as Leading Individuals.
Posted on 20 December 2017 by Carter-Ruck
Big Voice London, a social mobility and youth engagement charity, is hosting an evening to acknowledge and celebrate the hard work of their students on conclusion of the Model Law Commission 2017 on Wednesday 10 January 2018. Norman Lamb MP will be compering the evening. The evening will launch Big Voice London's Model Law Commission papers on Criminal Law: Sexual Assault & Consent, Public Law: Prison Law, Common Law: Privacy Law and Family Law: Divorce Law.
Carter-Ruck clients successfully defend libel claim in important judgment on section 2 truth defence
Posted on 05 December 2017 by Carter-Ruck
Persephone Bridgman Baker has written an article for Inforrm (International Forum for Responsible Media) on the case of Serafin v. Malkiewicz & Ors, a judgment which has important ramifications for the interpretation of the section 2 truth defence under the Defamation Act 2013.