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Out-Law Guides

  • Defamation

    The law of defamation aims to protect reputation, and applies to both individuals and companies. 

  • Misuse of private information

    The law protects people's right to privacy in a number of ways.

  • Malicious falsehood

    The law of malicious falsehood aims to protect economic interests. Malicious falsehood claims are sometimes made in tandem with, or as an alternative to, defamation claims. 

  • Harassment

    Under the Protection from Harassment Act of 1997 (PHA) harassing someone can be a criminal offence and can give rise to civil action. 

  • Iran sanctions and EU businesses

    Most of the EU's economic and trade sanctions against Iran were lifted in 2016 but some remain. EU businesses should be aware of those that remain, and of US sanctions which can apply to activity outside of the EU.

  • Merger control in the UK

    Merger Control in the UK is regulated by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), following the merger of the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) and the Competition Commission (CC) in 2014. The CMA has strong powers of investigation and takes a proactive approach...

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