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Trailfinders: Court of Appeal gives guidance on the receipt of competitors’ confidential information

The equitable doctrine of breach of confidence operates to prevent the receiver of confidential information from taking unfair advantage of it. In order to be classified as confidential the three-stage test first set out in Coco v AN Clark (Engineers) Ltd [1968] F.S.R. 415 requires the information to: (i) have a necessary quality of confidence;