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A. Karitzis & Associates L.L.C
Η δυσφήμιση διέπεται από τα άρθρα 17 μέχρι 24 του Περί Αστικών Αδικημάτων Νόμου Κεφ.148 (εφεξής «ΠΑΑΝ»).
Danos & Associates LLC
Defamation involves the making in oral or written way of a false statement that damages the reputation of an individual or company.
European Union
Mayer Brown
The most notable of these decisions, however, was that the discretion in respect of the proceedings against the (non-EU) Lugano-domiciled (Swiss) Defendants existed at all.
Germany
Heuking Kuehn Lueer Wojtek PartGmbB
If an employee spreads a rumor via WhatsApp that a colleague has been convicted of rape, this may justify dismissal without notice.
Ireland
Ronan Daly Jermyn
Defamation by means of hyperlink may be a relatively new concept, however the importance of this topic has grown exponentially due to the manner in which we interact
Ronan Daly Jermyn
The Court of Appeal has recently upheld a High Court finding of defamation against the Sunday World newspaper while also awarding damages for breach of privacy1
Matheson
The Court of Appeal, in the landmark judgment of Kinsella v Kenmare Resources plc & Anor (1) delivered on 28 February 2019, has set aside an award of damages of €10 million as being disproportionate, unjust and unfair in the circumstances.
Luxembourg
ELVINGER HOSS PRUSSEN, société anonyme
The liability regime of host providers is governed at European level by Articles 14 and 15 of the Directive 2000/31/EC on e-Commerce.
Turkey
Esin Attorney Partnership
CMK'nin "Tutuklulukta geçecek süre" başlıklı 102. maddesinde yapılan değişiklikle, soruşturma aşamasındaki tutukluluk sürelerine sınır getirildi.
Esin Attorney Partnership
The amendment made to Article 102 of the CCP, "Period of detention", limits detention periods in the investigation phase.
UK
Withers LLP
For any press officer or communications professional when being approached for comment on a potentially damaging story...
DAC Beachcroft LLP
In what circumstances can a person obtain an interim injunction against another for harassment and defamation?
Clyde & Co
In the recent case of Paul v Wolverhampton Health Authority [2019] EWHC 2893, the defendant was successful in its application for strike out of two secondary victims claims.
Herbert Smith Freehills
The Supreme Court has held that the requirement to show "serious harm" under section 1(1) of the Defamation Act 2013 (the "2013 Act") not only raises the threshold of harm which must be proved but also requires...
DAC Beachcroft LLP
The Supreme Court has handed down its long awaited decision in Lachaux v Independent Print Ltd [2019] UKSC 27
DAC Beachcroft LLP
To be protected by the whistleblowing legislation, the worker must have made a "qualifying disclosure". This is any disclosure of information which
Matheson
On 3 April 2019, the UK Supreme Court held that comments made by a wife in a Facebook post that her former husband ...
Withers LLP
Reassuring news from the High Court for press officers and anyone involved in issuing media statements about the risks of being sued for libel.
Dentons
The Public Interest Disclosure Act 1998 came into force on 2 July 1999, inserting sections 43A to 43L and 103A into the Employment Rights Act 1996 and providing protection for workers reporting malpractices by their employers.
Clyde & Co
Yes, says the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT). We explain why a worker's complaint about false rumours being spread about him was capable of being protected under whistleblowing law,
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