Publication Date: January 2021
Research and Editorial Team: Gillian Phillips for International In-house Counsel Journal

In this paper, GILLIAN PHILLIPS, Director Editorial Legal Services, Guardian News and Media Limited, UK,  come to the conclusion that one of the most basic solutions is improving courts handling of SLAPPs by way of the introduction of a  harmonised set of procedural rules to stop cross border forum shopping and to introduce consistent and proportionate procedural protections so as to limit the  availability of SLAPPs against  journalists, activists and citizens.

The author gives a world overview of cases and legislation, and mentions several studies and researches on the topic.


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