March 2013PLC March 2013
Non-disclosure agreements (NDAs), also known as confidentiality agreements, are part of the diet of many in-house lawyers. They require one party to keep confidential certain information that is disclosed in the course of a transaction, and to use that information only for the particular purpose for which it is disclosed. UK lawyers doing deals in other jurisdictions are expected to turn NDAs round without help from local lawyers. This article identifies key issues for consideration, and helps spot when a specialist should be called on to help when dealing with Germany, France, Italy, Spain and the US (New York, Delaware and California law only).
To read the article, please click on the pdf link.