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Data Protection Act - Aidan Eardley of 5RB

Data Protection Act - Aidan Eardley of 5RB What is the potency of the DPA for (1) enforcing the right to be forgotten and (2) correcting long-standing 'accuracy' issues on websites (for which a defamation claim is no longer available)?

Persons unknown - Dan Tench, CMS

Persons unknown - Dan Tench, CMS Weighing up all the tactical scenarios, how do you take action against "persons unknown", before fake and doctored news is spread on social media?

Serafin - Heather Rogers QC, Doughty Street Chambers

Serafin - Heather Rogers QC, Doughty Street Chambers What is the practical impact of Serafin on the public interest defence – can publishers ignore the Reynolds "checklist" - and can they publish without getting the claimant's response?

Damages - Jonathan Price, Doughty Street Chambers

Damages - Jonathan Price, Doughty Street Chambers Against a backdrop of recent and live cases, how do you quantify - with accuracy - damages in privacy, defamation and data cases post GDPR?

Article 8 - Sara Mansoori, Matrix Chambers

Article 8 - Sara Mansoori, Matrix Chambers What are the unresolved privacy issues - legal and practical - over the reporting of crime and arrests pre-charge, following the decision in ZXC v Bloomberg?

Serious harm - Adam Wolanski QC, 5RB

Serious harm cases - Adam Wolanski QC, 5RB At ground level, how is the serious harm test impacting on publishing and broadcasting decisions? How do you evaluate it, meaningfully?

Open justice - Catrin Evans QC, Matrix

Open justice - Catrin Evans QC, Matrix What is realistic and achievable for non-parties seeking to access court documents under the principle of open justice following Cape Holdings v Dring? What is the significance for practice?

Context - Jonathan Price, Doughty Street Chambers

Context - Jonathan Price, Doughty Street Chambers How has Stocker v Stocker changed existing thinking on context, when determining meaning in a libel action? What counts and what will sway a court?

Jurisdiction - Aidan Eardley, 5RB

Jurisdiction - Aidan Eardley, 5RB How do you persuade the English Court to hear a libel claim where there is an international element; how do you persuade it not to?

Quantum - Adam Wolanski QC, 5RB

Quantum - Adam Wolanski QC, 5RB Against a backdrop of recent and live cases, how do you quantify - with accuracy - damages in (1) privacy cases and (2) data post GDPR? What can you achieve?

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