The Defamation Act 2013: Corporate claimants and causation, a debate – Peter Coe

10 02 2014

PCoe_t175This post follows on from my Inforrm post on 22 January (Defamation Act 2013: The value of corporate reputation), which considered the difficulties corporate claimants may face in establishing serious harm by demonstrating serious financial loss, pursuant to sections1(1) and 1(2) of the Defamation Act 2013. Read the rest of this entry »





Law and Media Round Up – 10 February 2014 [Updated]

10 02 2014

weekly-roundupThe prosecution case in the Phone Hacking Trial concluded on Wednesday 5 February 2014 after 13 weeks. There will be a number of days of legal argument and the jury will not return for the defence case until 17 February 2014. We had a post dealing with the conclusion of the prosecution case – highlighting the resources available for those who wish to follow the trial. Read the rest of this entry »