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10 September 2021
Defamation law for the digital age: The High Court decides media companies are “publishers” of third party Facebook comments
The High Court in Fairfax Media Publications Pty Ltd v Voller  HCA 27 ( Voller ) found that media companies were “publishers” of third-party Facebook users’ comments made on their Facebook pages. In creating Facebook pages and posting content on them, media companies had facilitated,...
19 November 2015
Duffy v Google - Liability for statements made by third parties online
Websites and social media pages that allow consumers to post content are ubiquitous and have become a basic advertising tool for modern businesses. The recent decision in Duffy v Google 1 has put a spotlight on the risks to businesses arising from defamatory comments posted by third parties.
27 June 2023
ILS 6th Annual Conference on Energy Arbitration & Dispute Resolution in MEA, hosted by International Law Summits & Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
ILS’s 6th Annual Conference on Energy Arbitration and Dispute Resolution in the Middle East and Africa will take place on 27th and 28th June 2023. The event is organised in association with Herbert Smith Freehills and will take place in person at our London office, and will examine the economic,...
07 June 2023
Financing the Energy transition – Funding battery storage projects
The ability to store electricity that is produced by renewable energy projects is crucial to maximising efficient energy use and securing the UK's energy supply in the face of global upheaval, as well as accelerating the transition to net zero. Energy is generated intermittently by wind or solar...
07 June 2023
Talking Shop: A consumer sector podcast series
Expert insights for navigating the big trends and key issues redefining the global consumer sector. From rampant digitisation and supply chain reinvention to sustainability and geopolitical factors, the consumer sector is fast-evolving to meet the challenges – and opportunities – facing companies...
06 June 2023
Social media and online safety: Australian Regulation spotlight
Online regulation has historically focused on more sinister corners of the internet, but with a rapidly evolving digital ecosphere, the Australian eSafety Commissioner has been increasing its regulatory presence and global tech companies have had to adapt.
01 June 2023
UPC Structure – local, regional and central divisions and Court of Appeal
The UPC will have a Court of First Instance (divided into local, regional and central divisions) and a Court of Appeal (Luxembourg). Cases will commence in any one of these divisions according to the subject matter and the prescribed division set out in the UPC Agreement and the UPC Rules .
01 June 2023
UPC: Mediation and Arbitration
The Patent Mediation and Arbitration Centre (PMAC) forms part of the Unified Patent Court (UPC). Its rules of operation are available here . It operates independently, but carries out its tasks in close contact and cooperation with the committees/bodies of the UPC which will have to take decisions...