The Racing Partnership Ltd and Others v Done Brothers (Cash Betting) Ltd and Others: ChD 8 May 2019

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.
Zacaroli J
[2019] EWHC 1156 (Ch), [2019] WLR(D) 492, [2019] 3 WLR 779, [2020] Ch 289
Bailii, WLRD
England and Wales
Citing:
AppliedTotal 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 . .

Cited by:
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 . .

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Updated: 03 February 2021; Ref: scu.638192