GK: Special Advisory

GraceKennedy Limited (GK) has advised that on December 11, 2017 the Privy Council handed down its judgement in the matter, Paymaster v GraceKennedy Remittance Services Limited & Paul Lowe, unanimously allowing GK’s appeal and dismissing Paymaster’s counter appeal. On the claim of breach of confidence, the Law Lords found that there was no information in the software or manual in question that could have been considered confidential. With respect to copyright claim, the Privy Council ruled that Paymaster did not own the copyright in the software.