Defamation| 01 Jun 2023
The judgment delivered in the case of Ben-Roberts Smith VC, MG, by the Federal Court today is the latest instalment in an epic defamation saga that has played out over nearly five years and 98 days of evidence. We explore.
Defamation| 17 Aug 2022
A 5-2 majority of the High Court has held that the mere provision of a hyperlink to a defamatory matter does not constitute the act of publishing that material.
Defamation| 02 Dec 2021
Controversial anti-trolling legislation is drawing closer with the Federal Government this week releasing a draft of the ‘Social Media (Anti-Trolling) Bill 2021’.
Defamation| 09 Sep 2021
The High Court has confirmed that parties who create a Facebook page are potentially liable for defamatory comments posted to that page by third parties as if they themselves were the publisher.
Banking & Finance| 30 Aug 2021
In this update, we explore the changes that financial services businesses can expect to see in ASIC’s approach to exercising its investigative and enforcement functions and powers.