Mondaq Offshore: Litigation, Mediation & Arbitration > Libel & Defamation
Mello, Jones & Martin
Bermuda is a self-governing overseas dependent territory of the United Kingdom. In Bermuda defamation is actionable both as a civil wrong and as a criminal offence.
McGrath Tonner
Defamation takes place when a third party publishes words or images containing untrue assertions about an individual where that assertion undermines the reputation of the person or entity in the eyes of society.
A. Danos & Associates LLC
Defamation involves the making in oral or written way of a false statement that damages the reputation of an individual or company.
Mayer Brown
Hong Kong's highest court upheld that operators of a popular online forum are not primary publishers of defamatory postings, and can rely on the defence of innocent dissemination.
Dillon Eustace
Of particular interest is the analysis of the level of discount applied for the use of the Offer of Amends procedure set out in the Defamation Act 2009
Dillon Eustace
Up to now it the area of defamation was governed by the decisions of courts and the Defamation Act 1961.
Dillon Eustace
The worldwide use and scope of the internet has created an unprecedented forum for the publication of defamatory statements.
Mamo TCV Advocates
The new provision explicitly enables and requires the consideration of multiple publications in a single court case.
Fenech & Fenech Advocates
With internet connectivity growing exponentially in the past decade, large chunks of the population now have access to online tools such as blogs, online news portals and social media pages.
STA Law Firm
A simple Google search of the name "Jussie Smollett" will lead to a finding of what the consequences of filing a wrong police complaint can be.
STA Law Firm
We are always encouraged to voice our thoughts and to use the liberty of freedom of speech.
Clyde & Co
Defamation in the UAE is often thought of in the context of social media.
Herbert Smith Freehills
The final text of the Hague Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil or Commercial Matters (the Convention) was agreed on 2 July 2019.
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