‘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.
Read more here.
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.
To register for this conference click here.
Posted on 27 February 2019 by Carter-Ruck
Following a series of various high profile scandals, where NDAs have received negative press, Persephone Bridgman Baker shares her thoughts with Legal Week on why we must not allow cases like Weinstein and Green to create an atmosphere in which the existence of an NDA implies evidence of guilt.
To read the full article click here (Paywall).
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.