European Employment Law Cases

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2017/22 Use of ex-employee’s emails and files found on company PC admissible (GR)

Keywords Privacy
Authors Effie Mitsopoulou
Author's information

307738 Effie Mitsopoulou
Effie Mitsopoulou is a partner with Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm in Athens, www.kglawfirm.gr.
  • Abstract

      The Supreme Court ruled that evidence of wrongdoing obtained by a company against two former executives was admissible in court, as it was legitimate that the company should have the opportunity to defend its right to free competition. In such cases, the executives’ right to privacy of communication should be balanced against the company’s freedom of competition.

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