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How do you solve a problem like Corona (misinformation)?

Born as twins in the womb, the coronavirus and misinformation surrounding the virus have grown together and found their way into the country's homes.

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Are meaning hearings the new norm? - The Law Society Gazette

Carter-Ruck Senior Associate Helena Shipman provides an insight for The Law Society Gazette on whether meaning hearings are the new norm in defamation litigation.

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Serafin v Malkiewicz, “Public Interest” defence back in the Supreme Court with fair trial appeal

Carter-Ruck Senior Associate Persephone Bridgman Baker provides a Case Preview for Inforrm's Blog on the libel appeal of Serafin v Malkiewicz & Ors which the Supreme Court will hear on 17 and 18 March 2020.

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New Rules Launched for Business and Human Rights Arbitration

The Hague Rules on Business and Human Rights Arbitration, launched at the Peace Palace in the Hague last month, are a significant milestone in the developing relationship between business and human rights. They will impact human rights protection, international dispute resolution and global governance. Corporations, investors and lawyers need to be aware, writes François Holmey of Carter-Ruck.

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Love Island - Have the contestants given up their right to privacy?

The winter series of Love Island has begun. For anyone who has managed to escape this madness for the last five series, this is a reality television show where a group of ‘Islanders’ live in isolation in a villa with their every move recorded.

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After the election: all change for UK sanctions litigation?

Though polls consistently show a Conservative lead, it would be a brave writer who'd hazard a prediction of the outcome of the UK General Election.

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UK Election 2019: What you can and can’t say about a candidate

The UK General Election of 2019 has seen many claims and counter-claims of falsehood and distortion but, as Carter-Ruck's Katherine Hooley explains, there are limits to what can be said when campaigning.

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Elon Musk’s defamation trial begins in LA

While many watchful eyes are fixed on President Trump's Twitter feed during his UK visit to take part in this week's NATO summit, across the pond a court will hear the trial of another public figure who has developed a reputation for dramatic Twitter interventions.

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TikTok - legal concerns over fast-growing video app

TikTok, an online application where you create and share short videos, has been in the news this week following a widely-criticised decision by the Chinese-owned company to suspend a user's account after she posted about China's treatment of the Uighur Muslim population.

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Prince Andrew’s interview and the law of privacy

Whether or not you agree that Prince Andrew's recent interview on the Epstein allegations was "not so much a car crash but an articulated lorry crash", an important legal point deserves to be emphasised.

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Changes to media law claims

This autumn we see changes to the way media law claims are dealt with in the courts in England and Wales.

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Carter-Ruck’s Persephone Bridgman Baker: can copycat advertising be controlled?

Where do you draw the line when ads are obviously derivative?

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Carter-Ruck praised for role in new Legal PR Guide

The Times has praised the work of Carter-Ruck's Director of Business Development and Marketing in devising and writing for a new guide to legal public relations, which is being launched by the Public Relations and Communications Association at a reception in Central London on 19 November.

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Brexit - impact on international arbitration

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

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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