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Keep staff close but trade secrets closer

Confidential information and trade secrets are increasingly valuable assets for any business. A recent Hong Kong Court of First Instance judgment, Dextra China Limited v Lam Wing Kit, shows the difficulty employers face in trying to guard information from misuse by disgruntled or over-ambitious staff. It is also a reminder of the threat posed by staff with ulterior motives, and should encourage employers to consider steps to protect themselves. ...