The EU Trade Secrets Directive came into force on 5 July 2016 and must be implemented in EU member states by 9 June 2018.  Via this link, read a summary of what this means for UK businesses, together with a more detailed analysis of the Directive and suggested steps to prepare for its introduction.  The impact of Brexit on the application of the Directive to the UK is also considered.  For more information, or to discuss the implications for your business, please feel free to call Carlton Daniel.