The Business Defamation Blog
Welcome to the Kelly / Warner business defamation law blog. Each week, we post case studies and legal tips about professional slander and libel torts. To speak with a business defamation lawyer, contact Kelly / Warner Law.
In the not too distant past, a woman named Hanna Bouveng and her then-boss Benjamin Wey crossed a professional line. Gifts were given; apartments were allegedly financed; then things changed, and corporeal advances were supposedly spurned. In the end, Wey fired Bouveng. Soon, disparaging statements about Bouveng started showing up on Wey’s blog. In retaliation, Read MoreRead »
Concurrence has come to the high-stakes world of billionaire-ranking: HRH Prince Al-Waleed Bin Talal bin Abdulaziz al Saud (“Prince Bin Talal”) and Forbes magazine finally struck a settlement. In 2013, the Saudi Arabian royal had sued the media outlet for defamation. He felt the magazine under-reported his fortune, which, he claimed, had a deleterious effect Read MoreRead »
Can Dov Charney win? The ex-CEO of American Apparel Inc. (“American Apparel”) is suing former hedge fund allies for allegedly killing his business reputation. Does Dov have a strong defamation case? Or is it a shrinking giant’s final act of legal aggression? It All Began With a Phoenix Plan Dov Charney makes headlines happen. But Read MoreRead »
Seeking Alpha is the TMZ of the trading industry — an online platform of gossip and speculation: some of which is accurate, some of which is planted public relations spin and some of which is false. So, what happens if you or your fund is defamed on Seeking Alpha? Can you sue for libel? Do Read MoreRead »
Meadow Sopranoâ€™s real-life ex-husband, financier A.J. Discala, is entangled in an interstate Ponzi scheme defamation legal battle with businessman Mark A. Nordlicht and seven other defendants. The case centers on accusations about participation in a high-end, but oh-so illegal, $1.5 billion pyramid scheme. Both parties are flinging financial dirt â€“ and both parties want the Read MoreRead »
A court ordered a brokerage house to pay a trader $2.7 million in defamation damages, proving that when the circumstances are just right, defamation lawsuit plaintiffs can sometimes prevail — big time. How This Finance Trader Defamation Lawsuit Got Started Few details are available for public consumption regarding this business defamation lawsuit. It seems, however, Read MoreRead »