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Court dismisses defamation claim against sahivcs and affirms important watchdog role
  • Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
  • South Africa
  • March 22 2017

The doctor sought to interdict the Society from publishing any “future defamatory material” of him on its website and to remove published (allegedly

A Requisition for a Special Owners Meeting can Lead to a Defamation Case
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • March 21 2017

The ultimate recourse when condo owners are dissatisfied with the board or its decisions is to requisition an owners meeting to remove directors. This

The Media Scores a “Win” at the Texas Supreme Court
  • Sedgwick LLP
  • USA
  • March 21 2017

The Texas Supreme Court's opinion in Brady v. Klentzman, --- S.W.3d ----, 2017 WL 387217 (Tex. 2017) has been characterized as a "win" for the media

Delay can Defeat the taking of a Defamation Claim
  • William Fry
  • Ireland
  • March 20 2017

In the recent case of Neil Rooney v Shell E&P Ireland Limited 2017 IEHC 63, the High Court refused to allow a Plaintiff to benefit from the two year

Stop The Press’s Anti-SLAPP: Federal Judge In Georgia Denies CNN’s Motion To Strike In Defamation Suit
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • March 13 2017

A federal court in the Northern District of Georgia recently denied CNN’s motion to strike in a defamation lawsuit, ruling that Georgia’s anti-SLAPP

Don’t Like Negative Reviews? Read This Before You Delete Them
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • March 6 2017

Late last year, the Consumer Fairness Review Act became law, placing new restrictions on what companies can include in form contracts that impede

Responding to a Grievance, Part 1: What is a Grievance?
  • Kegler Brown Hill + Ritter
  • USA
  • March 2 2017

In this 3-part discussion, Geoff Stern, former Disciplinary Counsel, explores grievances and how to respond to them. In Part 1, he explains what

Former Employee Ordered to Publicly Apologize and Pay Legal Costs for Defaming Employer
  • Baker McKenzie
  • USA
  • March 1 2017

Recently, a Shanghai court ordered a former employee to publish a written apology in the media and pay part of the employer's legal costs for defaming

Court adopts “not reasonable” test in refusing to grant an extension of the limitation period in a defamation case
  • Barry.Nilsson. Lawyers
  • Australia
  • February 27 2017

Despite a ruling that it would not have been reasonable for defamation proceedings to have been commenced within the limitation period, an extension

Defamation Law Series: Court Affirms Dismissal Of Claims Against Actor Marlon Wayans
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • February 24 2017

In Daniel v. Wayans, The California Court of Appeal recently affirmed a trial court’s decision to grant actor Marlon Wayans’ anti-SLAPP motion against