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Brexit - impact on international arbitration

Posted on 04 November 2019 by Carter-Ruck

What are the implications of Brexit for international arbitration? Carter-Ruck solicitor Hashem Hijjawi analyses this in the latest issue of the Young Arbitration Review, with a particular focus on anti-suit injunctions.

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Right of Erasure - CJEU limits territorial scope of delisting orders

Posted on 28 October 2019 by Carter-Ruck

Can you require Google to de-list search results against your name anywhere in the world? Carter-Ruck lawyer Mathilde Groppo analyses the decision of the Court of Justice of the European Union in Google v CNIL.

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Legal 500 - Carter-Ruck “top of the tree” and recognised in all four of its core practice areas

Posted on 30 September 2019 by Carter-Ruck

The Legal 500 has endorsed all four core business areas of the firm and recommended numerous Carter-Ruck lawyers in its United Kingdom 2020 analysis of Defamation & Reputation Management, International Arbitration, Public International Law and Commercial Litigation.

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The Sun’s coverage of Ben Stokes’ family tragedy: Carter-Ruck comment in press

Posted on 23 September 2019 by Carter-Ruck

After The Sun newspaper was widely criticised for its coverage of England sportsman Ben Stokes' family tragedy, Carter-Ruck Senior Associate Dominic Garner spoke with Law Society Gazette editor Paul Rogerson about privacy, public figures and press regulation.

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Lachaux: Supreme Court clarifies ‘serious harm’ threshold for defamation claims

Posted on 08 July 2019 by Carter-Ruck

The Supreme Court's recent clarification of the 'serious harm' threshold for defamation claims has been welcomed by newspapers as a victory for free speech. In fact, it is more likely to mean escalating costs and uncertainty for claimants and defendants alike.

Writing in the Law Society's Gazette, Carter-Ruck Associate Mathilde Groppo analyses the decision and offers a prediction of its likely impact.

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Lachaux V Independent Print, Supreme Court Abolished Common Law Presumption of Damage in Libel Cases

Posted on 14 June 2019 by Carter-Ruck

Carter-Ruck Avocate a la Cour Mathilde Groppo provides a case update for Inforrm's Blog following the Lachaux judgment handed down by The Supreme Court on 12 June 2019.

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Guidance on libel for the social media age

Posted on 21 May 2019 by Carter-Ruck

Writing in the Law Society's Gazette, Oliver Cox examines a 76-month libel dispute that gives guidance on defamation in the Facebook era.

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Guy Martin in PR Week: Agency leaders confront idea theft and call for stronger protection

Posted on 17 May 2019 by Guy Martin

Carter-Ruck partner Guy Martin speaks to PR Week on steps agencies can take to avoid their creative ideas being used by clients without acknowledgement or remuneration.

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Every good courtroom drama needs a climax: Helena Shipman in The Times

Posted on 10 May 2019 by Carter-Ruck

Carter-Ruck Associate Helena Shipman has been quoted in Edward Fennell's legal column in The Times on the enduring English spectacle of the statement in Open Court.

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Time to step up the war against online abuse: Nigel Tait and Persephone Bridgman Baker in The Times

Posted on 18 April 2019 by Carter-Ruck

Carter-Ruck Head of Media Law Nigel Tait and Senior Associate Persephone Bridgman Baker give their legal perspective to The Times following the recent Mumsnet case.

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Announcing the birth of the ‘Social Media User’ - Oliver Cox in The Times

Posted on 12 April 2019 by Carter-Ruck

Carter-Ruck Senior Associate Oliver Cox has been quoted in Edward Fennell’s legal column in The Times on how new legal personae are evolving for defamation proceedings in the internet age.

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Victoria Anderson recognised in the 2019 “Lawyers Who Are Changing the World For the Better” List

Posted on 12 April 2019 by Carter-Ruck

Carter-Ruck is delighted to confirm that Victoria Anderson, a solicitor with the firm, has been highlighted in The 2019 "Lawyers Who Are Changing the World for the Better" list, compiled by award winning news platform The Attic, Obelisk's ‘thinking space’.

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Nigel Tait’s 60 second interview with April French Furnell of Citywealth

Posted on 10 April 2019 by Carter-Ruck

April French Furnell of Citywealth speaks to Carter-Ruck's Managing Partner Nigel Tait, about the rise in UHNW clients being blackmailed and still getting a buzz from stopping intrusive or defamatory articles about clients being published.

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‘He tried to strangle me’: Supreme Court says judges must ‘inhabit the world of the Facebook reader’

Posted on 05 April 2019 by Carter-Ruck

On 3 April 2019 the Supreme Court gave its judgment in the case of Stocker v Stocker. Five judges unanimously overturned the 12 February 2018 Court of Appeal decision. Carter-Ruck Senior Associate Oliver Cox looks at the decision on Inforrm’s Blog and examines key points of interest for practitioners going forward.

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Carter-Ruck sponsoring the American Conference Institute 12th Annual Advanced Forum

Posted on 05 March 2019 by Carter-Ruck

Carter-Ruck is pleased to be sponsoring the 12th Annual Advanced Forum on Economic Sanctions Enforcement and Compliance at the American Conference Institute on 2-3 May 2019 in Washington DC. Guy Martin is on a panel discussing conflicts of law between the US and EU, and in particular the post-Brexit UK sanctions regime.

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