Hyperlink at Your Own Risk
GS Media BV v Sanoma Media Netherlands BV, Playboy Enterprises International Inc., Britt Geertruida Dekker Case C‑160/15 Court of Justice of the European Union Summary An individual or organisation engaged in profit-making and who posts a hyperlink on their website may be deemed to have infringed copyright where the hyperlinked content has been posted online without the copyright owner’s consent. The hyperlinker in this case will be subject to a rebuttable presumption that
AB Bank Limited v Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank PJSC: Norwich Pharmacal Orders
AB Bank Limited, Off-Shore Banking Unit v Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank PJSC Reference:  EWHC 2082 (Comm) Court: High Court Date of judgment: 12/08/2016 The facts of the case The Claimant, AB Bank Limited, Off-shore Banking Unit, is a Bangladeshi Bank which claims to have been the victim of fraud. In 2013 it entered into a sharia-compliant agency agreement with a Singaporean company with the aim of raising funds in the UAE to lend in the Bangladeshi market. The Claimant a
ERY v Associated Newspapers: How chilling when the Press can’t report the truth
ACK Media Law LLP Partner Susan Aslan has been published in the Mail on Sunday commenting upon the privacy injunction granted in the case of ERY v Associated Newspapers Ltd  EWHC 2760 (QB). You can read Susan's comments on the case here.
Investigatory Powers Bill – Changes to Protection for Journalists’ Sources
The House of Lords has debated and voted upon the Investigatory Powers Bill (the “IPB”), the proposed legislation first tabled in March that sets out the legal framework of the government’s investigatory powers and authority to retain data acquired through interception. The IPB is controversial due to its wide-ranging powers to intercept data and metadata from people’s computers, mobile phones, and other devices. Amendments were introduced as late as 11 October 2016, which in