Pilog, a global data management group, has accused Glencore of poaching its senior employees to replicate its business model and steal its intellectual property.

Pilog, which lists companies such as Harmony, Impala Platinum, BHP Billiton, Vedanta and Xtrata as clients, approached the North Gauteng High Court in a bid to bar its former employees for working for Glencore for a period of a year, saying their continued employment with the Swiss commodities giant exposes it trade secrets...

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