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Case Law: Gilham v MGN, Primary school teacher awarded £49,000 compensation after offer of amends -Mathilde Groppo

On 12 August 2020, HHJ Lewis sitting as a judge of the High Court handed down judgment in Gilham v MGN Ltd & Anor [2020] EWHC 2217 (QB). This was a Part 8 claim for the determination of compensation following the acceptance of a qualified offer of amends, which was issued pursuant to section 3(5) of the Defamation Act 1996. Mr Gilham was awarded £49,000 by way of compensation. Continue reading

Craig Wright and the Crypto Factor – Valya Georgieva and Jeremy Clarke-Williams

Bitcoin is the world’s first decentralized cryptocurrency. The concept and technology behind Bitcoin was first published in October 2008 when its pseudonymous creator, Satoshi Nakamoto, sent the now famous protocol to a mailing list of cryptography enthusiasts. That protocol has since spawned a system of value and exchange with a current market cap of ~$150 billion.’ Continue reading

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