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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. 

  • Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES)

    MEES are intended to ensure that all let properties in England and Wales are brought up to an E rating on an energy performance certificate. Any let property at a F or G EPC rating will be deemed substandard.

  • Setting up an authorised collective investment scheme in the UK

    There are many arrangements that may be used to set up a collective investment scheme, but only certain ones can be used if that scheme is to be authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

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