Web Summit agrees to share unredacted version of Qatari contract, High Court hears

In April, Web Summit announced it will host its first event in the Middle East next year with a conference in Doha, Qatar, adding to the company’s existing portfolio of conferences in Lisbon, Brazil, Toronto and Hong Kong

Paddy Cosgrave (pictured), Web Summit’s chief executive, sued David Kelly, a minority shareholder and co-founder, over alleged breach of fiduciary duties, while Kelly is suing Cosgrave for alleged minority shareholder oppression.

Web Summit has agreed to share an unredacted version of a contract concerning a deal to host the technology conference in Qatar as part of various lawsuits, the High Court has heard.

The court was also told that David Kelly, a co-founder and minority shareholder, has accepted explanations provided by Web Summit that there was “never any evidence” that the company remotely deleted emails held by him.

The co-founders of Web Summit, a conference and ...