Human rights – Freedom of expression. The judge had been entitled to conclude that the balance had come down in favour of the preservation of the confidentiality of the claimant hedge fund manager's information sent to 36 potential investors, and that the grant of an injunction against the defendant global media news agency and financial journalist was a proportionate exception to their right to freedom of expression. Accordingly, the Court of Appeal, Civil Division, dismissed the defendants' appeals against the injunction.