High Court grants permission to plead fraud in LIBOR Claim against RBS
This article explains the significance and potential ramifications of Birrs J’s judgment for any business that is, or is considering, bringing a claim for the mis-sale of LIBOR-based financial products.
In the wake of juries finding that eleven Sun journalists were not guilty of misconduct in a public office offences, Operation Elveden stands accused. Lawyers for the cleared journalists say the Metropolitan Police made a "monumental error" in pursuing the case. Given its cost - reported to be some £30m - they may well have a point.
This article by Adam Tudor and Isabella Piasecka was first published in the Press Gazette on 18 October 2015
Facebook's "real name" policy is in the headlines. The policy limits individuals to one account each and requires that those accounts be held under their "authentic identity." The policy has its advocates and its detractors.
This article by Rebecca Toman was first published in the Huffington Post on 9 October 2015.
This article explains the potential causes of action available to investors in dark pools that consider they may have suffered loss at the hands of HFT firms.
On 3 November 2015 sections 34-36 of the Crime and Courts Act 2013 came into force. Their purpose is to restrict the circumstances in which exemplary damages may be awarded against ‘relevant publishers’ in relation to claims for libel, slander, breach of confidence, misuse of private information, malicious falsehood and harassment.
Revenge porn; a rather nasty name for an even nastier crime, is a spiteful act, and a gross violation of trust and privacy. The damage and distress caused by revenge porn, whilst not physical harm, is still most definitely real.
This article by Rebecca Toman was first published in the Huffington Post on 26 August 2015.
A coalition of human rights organisations around the world has called for Facebook to reconsider its ‘real name’ policy, alleged to be causing unequal treatment and protection for Facebook users.
Carter-Ruck is recognised as a leading firm in Public International Law and Banking Litigation and has again confirmed its top tier status for Defamation and Reputation Management.