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Timing of mosquito season influences calculation of damages in breach of confidence case

The timing of the mosquito season in two African countries helped a mosquito net manufacturer avoid liability for damages owed for accelerated entry into market of a product developed using a rival's confidential information. 24 Oct 2014

Former police officer's damages award accounted for data breach distress, rules NI court

A former police officer's claim for a £20,000 damages award to be significantly increased to reflect the distress he suffered as a result of the theft of his sensitive personal data has been rejected by a court in Northern Ireland. 22 Sep 2014