Chorus defeats secrecy breach claim

By Victoria Young | Mon, 18 Nov 2019


A High Court judge has ruled Chorus did not breach a non-disclosure agreement or fiduciary duties alleged between it and a consultancy. Creative Development Solutions had claimed Chorus took its ideas on board from a mooted joint venture and used the information when making its own, ultimately unsuccessful bid for a government contract. The value of Creative’s case was not substantiated because the parties agreed to argue over liability first, in a two-week hearing in front of Justice Robert Dobson in the High Court at Wellington in S...