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Blog Bite: Are representatives or other third parties bound by a non-disclosure agreement?

This article posted to our partner site Mondaq.com reminds readers that third parties (in this case, affiliates or representatives of the receiving party) are not bound by the contract signed by t...

Blog Bite: What implications arise from the definition of “confidential information”?

This article posted to our partner site Mondaq.com highlights the importance of correctly defining "confidential information," as well as following that definition as the organization does busines...

Blog Bite: What should you think about when reading an NDA?

This article posted to our partner site Mondaq.com highlights the main sections of a typical NDA and what parties should think about when reading an NDA. ...

Blog Bite: What happens to confidential information if an NDA is not accomplished, expires or is terminated?

This article posted to our partner site Mondaq.com discusses some ways in which parties can handle confidential information once an NDA is no longer valid. An NDA may require that the receiving pa...

Blog Bite: How do confidentiality agreements protect me from theft of trade secrets, or patents?

The article posted on our partner site Mondaq.com explains the use of Confidentiality Agreements to protect a business from the theft of their trade secrets, as well as their patents. The article ...

Blog Bite: What remedy is reasonably expected from a breach in NDA?

This article posted on our partner site Mondaq.com details the way in which rewards are generally given by judges in a breach of NDA. The main role is to put the plaintiff in the same position, ha...

Blog Bite: Does the confidentiality clause trump the common law settlement privilege?

This article posted on our partner site Mondaq.com deals with the clash between confidentiality versus the common law settlement privilege. The Supreme Court of Quebec ruled that the contract in q...

Blog Bite: What constitutes “terms of the settlement”?

This article posted on our partner site Mondaq.com warns of the dangers that come with each word in a contract. Making mention of a transaction from one party to another is a violation of the term...

Blog Bite: What are the basics of an NDA?

This article posted on our partner site Mondaq.com provides a great foundation as to the basics of an NDA, the clauses within such an agreement, as well as the purpose of them. ...

Blog Bite: When is confidential information protected by the common interest doctrine?

This article posted on our partner site Mondaq.com lists the three element test used to examine if confidential information is protected under the common interest doctrine. Three instances we're r...

Blog Bite: What is an NDA? How is it used and what does it do?

This article posted on our partner site Mondaq.com reveals the functions of an NDA agreement, what terms can be negotiated through this contract, as well as the reliability of this agreement. ...

Blog Bite: How Can I Protect Trade Secrets?

This article posted to our partner site Mondaq.com is all about the NDA and covers all the general information about NDAs; including what it is, why use it, when to use it, and how you use it. ...

Blog Bite: Why do you need a Confidentiality Agreement?

This article posted to our partner site Mondaq.com discusses in detail why you should use a confidentiality agreement. ...

Blog Bite: What is a Confidentiality agreement?

This article posted to our partner site Mondaq.com discusses in detail the utility and usage of NDA agreements. ...

Blog Bite: As an employee, when can you disregard an NDA?

This article posted to our partner site Mondaq.com discusses how, within the context of whistleblowing, an employer's confidentiality agreement with an employee might be unenforceable. It mentions...

Blog Bite: What information should be put on a confidentiality agreement?

This article posted to our partner site Mondaq.com discusses the Scott & Associates Engineering Ltd. v. Finavera Renewables Inc. In the article they highlight the importance of not only statin...

Blog Bite: Should you use a confidentiality agreement when selling your company? Why?

This article posted to our partner site Mondaq.com discusses how to effectively use a confidentiality agreement when selling your company in order to protect sensitive information about your compa...

Blog Bite: Does a confidentiality agreement impair your ability to whistleblow for non-compliance?

This article posted to our partner site Mondaq.com tells us that a confidentiality agreement can not impair an individual’s ability to communicate with the commission staff about a violation (wh...

Blog Bite: Do confidentiality agreements only apply to the contract which they were signed to?

This article posted to our partner site Mondaq.com discusses how a confidentially agreement may continue to carry over beyond the initial agreement into subsequent agreements even if the subsequen...

Blog Bite: What are some steps I should take before signing a confidentiality agreement?

This article posted to our partner site Mondaq.com cautions against reflexively signing a confidentiality agreement - there are many potential downsides to blindly signing any agreement. The autho...

Blog Bite: How are standstill provisions useful for hostile takeovers and confidentiality agreements?

This article posted to our partner site Mondaq.com discusses the American civil case of Martin v Vulcan and how standstill provisions should be incorporated into confidentiality agreements to prev...

Blog Bite: What are NDAs?

This article posted to our partner site Mondaq.com provides a comprehensive introduction to NDAs and answers common questions that businesses may be interested in. ...

Blog Bite: How can a confidentiality agreement tie into a non-compete?

This article posted to our partner site Mondaq.com suggests how employers could protect confidential information that may be disclosed by employees who join their competitors. Coupling an NDA with...

Blog Bite: Can employers prepare their employees for SEC checks in the US?

This article posted to our partner site Mondaq.com provides insight on the SEC (Securities and Exchange Commission) and the fact that employers are not allowed to notify employees or prepare them ...

Blog Bite: What is a confidentiality agreement?

This article posted to our partner site Mondaq.com provides a section-by-section checklist on what should be contemplated within a confidentiality agreement. ...
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