Month: January 2008

Crowson Fabrics Ltd v Rider & Others: Is your confidential information as safe as you think?

Employers place great importance on what they believe to be internal “confidential” information which, if obtained by a competitor, could severely damage their business. Things such as customer lists, suppliers, customer demands and pricing are examples of such information. Are employers doing enough in reality to protect that information or are they simply relying on …   Read more

Northern Rock v Financial Times: One rule for one and one for another?

We are all aware of the recent difficulties faced by Northern Rock which led to understandable panic by account holders attempting to withdraw funds from the financial institution after the Bank of England intervened in its affairs. On 13 November 2007, Mr Justice Tugendhat granted an interim injunction restraining publication of “certain information about the …   Read more