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ASA rules in Bear Group’s favour
  • CMS
  • United Kingdom
  • September 20 2017

On 23 August, the Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) ruled on two potential breaches of the BCAP Code by the Bear Group Ltd. The ruling related to two


Keeping out of serious harm’s way: Court of Appeal clarifies test under s1(1) Defamation Act 2013
  • Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 20 2017

The much anticipated appeal in Lachaux v Independent Print Ltd has been handed down by the Court of Appeal. Claimant individuals will be


Court of Appeal clarifies guidance on “serious harm” requirement under Defamation Act 2013
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 20 2017

In an important decision for the law of defamation, the Court of Appeal has clarified the meaning and effect of the requirement to show "serious


UK Defamation: when words seriously harm
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • September 20 2017

Evidencing in court that a defamatory statement has caused harm to your reputation can be notoriously difficult. The courts in the UK have therefore


CMA sends open letter advising on suspected competition law breaches
  • Shoosmiths LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 19 2017

After fining five modelling agencies for collusion on prices, the Competition and Markets Authority, CMA, is concerned that companies in the fashion


New Court of Appeal guidance - Defamation claims and proving 'serious harm'
  • Shoosmiths LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 15 2017

This article looks at the new Court of Appeal guidance resulting from the decision of Lachaux v Independent Print Ltd, Evening Standard Ltd & AOL (UK


Court of Appeal clarifies serious harm test in Lachaux libel judgment
  • Osborne Clarke
  • United Kingdom
  • September 15 2017

The Court of Appeal has handed down its long-awaited judgment in the case of Lachaux v Independent Print and others. Whilst the Court agreed with the


Art dealer jailed for stealing from clients for 30 years
  • Boodle Hatfield
  • United Kingdom
  • September 15 2017

An art dealer stole at least £435,015 from his clients to fund a gambling habit, a court in Gloucester has heard. Jonathan Poole of Poulton


Court of Appeal hands big boost to victims of defamatory media coverage
  • Addleshaw Goddard LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 14 2017

Yesterday, the Court of Appeal handed down its long awaited judgment on the controversial new 'serious harm' test under section 1(1) of the Defamation


Trademark rights vs. Domain
  • Dehns
  • Germany, Global, United Kingdom
  • September 13 2017

The phenomenon of domain grabbing - the registering of, trafficking in, or use of a domain name in bad faith with intent to profit from a trade mark