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The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) in the UK is to conduct an in-depth investigation into the proposed takeover of Sky by 21st Century Fox. 21 Sep 2017
There was a small rise in the number of cases dealt with by the courts in England and Wales concerning applications for privacy injunctions during the first half of this year, according to new statistics published by the Ministry of Justice (MoJ). 18 Sep 2017
The law of defamation aims to protect reputation, and applies to both individuals and companies.
The law protects people's right to privacy in a number of ways.
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.
Under the Protection from Harassment Act of 1997 (PHA) harassing someone can be a criminal offence and can give rise to civil action.
The sub judice rule regulates the publication of matters which are under consideration by the court.
This guide is based on UK law. It was last updated in March 2008.
A new ruling by the Court of Appeal has confirmed that it will not be as challenging for people to bring defamation claims before the courts in England and Wales under new defamation laws as many media organisations may have hoped, a specialist in media litigation... 13 Sep 2017
A government minister has announced that she is minded to refer 21st Century Fox's acquisition of Sky for an-in depth Phase 2 investigation by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) to assess whether the merger is in the public interest. 13 Sep 2017
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