Law and Media Round up, 6 June 2010

6 06 2010

In this regular feature we draw attention to the last week’s law and media news and next week’s upcoming events. If readers have any news or events which they would like to draw attention to please add them by way of comments on this post. We are particularly interested in forthcoming events. Read the rest of this entry »





Case Law: Ajinomoto Sweeteners Europe SAS v ASDA Stores Ltd

6 06 2010

The Court of Appeal handed down an interesting decision this week in relation to the tort of malicious falsehood, one which might have wider implications for the law of libel.  The issue in Ajinomoto Sweeteners Europe SAS v ASDA Stores Ltd ([2010] EWCA Civ 609) concerned the determination of meaning in a malicious falsehood case.  Put shortly: if it is alleged that the defendant has made false and malicious allegation, how the precise nature of the allegation made to be ascertained? Read the rest of this entry »