Actions concerning the alleged infringement of the claimants’ rights in respect of data relating to horseracing. The claimant had provided horse race betting odds (Betting shows) to race course owners. A rival company had provided similar data to bookmakers in way which, the claimant said undermined its contract in a conspiracy to injure the claimant by unlawful means.
Held: The claim failed.
 EWHC 1156 (Ch),  WLR(D) 492,  3 WLR 779,  Ch 289
England and Wales
Applied – Total Network Sl v Revenue and Customs HL 12-Mar-2008
The House was asked whether an action for unlawful means conspiracy was available against a participant in a missing trader intra-community, or carousel, fraud. The company appealed a finding of liability saying that the VAT Act and Regulations . .
Appeal from (reversed) – The Racing Partnership Ltd and Others v Sports Information Services Ltd CA 9-Oct-2020
The court looked at the limitations: (1) the legal protection of sports data and other information which is not subject to traditional intellectual property rights; (2) the scope of an action under the equitable doctrine of breach of confidence or . .
These lists may be incomplete.
Updated: 03 February 2021; Ref: scu.638192