Criticism of a company by a CEO of another company regarding his way of performing his duties is protected by the freedom of expression. Criticism against important companies can be overwhelming.
JUDGMENT Petro Carbo Chem S.E. v. Romania 30.06.2020 (no. 21768/12) see here SUMMARY The case concerned a civil court order issued to the applicant company to pay symbolic compensation to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Oltchim company (which was the largest chemicals factory in Romania) for criticising the CEO’s management of the company […]