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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
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Course Aims:

This CPDcast provides practitioners with a detailed introduction to the draft Trade Secrets Directive. It covers the background and origins of the directive; discusses the current position of trade secrets in the UK; and provides details about the content and potential impact of the directive.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Be aware of the background and origins of the draft Trade Secrets Directive;
  • Understand the position of trade secrets in the UK;
  • Have knowledge of the key content within the directive;
  • Appreciate the impact the directive will have when it enters into force;
  • Understand the current status of the directive;
  • Comprehend the measures employers can take to protect trade secrets.
Level:
General Interest Difficulty: 2 of 5
Classification:
Introduction
Legislative Updates
Market Update / Hot Topic
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In this CPDcast Angus McLean from Simmons & Simmons discusses, in some detail, the draft European Trade Secrets Directive and considers both the present position of trade secrets law in the UK and the impact the draft Trade Secrets Directive will have when it enters into force.

Date Recorded: 18th November 2014

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