Singapore Court of Appeal, in Landmark Decision, Modifies Scope of Law of Confidence to Provide Greater Protection for Confidential Information

08 Apr 2020 CaseWatch

The Singapore Court of Appeal has set out a modified approach for claims relating to breach of confidence in Singapore, departing from the locus classicus on the elements of such claims found in Coco v AN Clark (Engineers) Ltd [1969] RPC 41 (“Coco”): I-Admin (Singapore) Pte Ltd v Hong Ying Ting and others [2020] SGCA 32.

This update takes a look at the Court of Appeal’s decision.

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