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Month: August 2022


Press Release: Anna Palus to take legal action against Nick Kyrgios over Wimbledon final outburst

Brett Wilson LLP has been instructed to bring defamation proceedings against Australian tennis player Nick Kyrgios over allegations he made against spectator Anna Palus during the 2022 Wimbledon final. Ms Palus has issued the below press statement:- “On Sunday 10 July 2022 I attended the final of the Wimbledon tennis championships with my mother. It…

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The future of family justice?

The President of the Family Division, Sir Andrew McFarlane, has outlined long-term plans for the creation of a database that can be used in financial remedy claims to indicate likely outcomes. This comes as part of a project to streamline just results in a court system that is increasingly struggling to deal with claims in…

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The Bill of Rights Bill – what is the effect on reputation management claims?

Percy Preston considers the Bill of Rights Bill (‘the Bill’) introduced into Parliament on 22 June 2022. This analysis provides insight into the impact of the Bill in a wider European landscape and in relation to privacy law, defamation law and freedom of speech.   The Bill of Rights, the Supreme Court and the European…

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Regulating the unregulatable? Markets in Crypto-Assets (MiCA) and European Crypto-Assets Regulation

The EU has reached a provisional agreement on rules to regulate crypto-assets in Europe. As stated in their press release, the European Council presidency and parliament have agreed on the Markets in Crypto-Assets (MiCA) proposal to cover unbacked crypto-assets, “stablecoins”, trading venues and crypto-asset wallets.  The Council maintains that the proposed regulatory framework will “protect…

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