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My lips are sealed: The importance of honouring confidentiality obligations following a settlement

One of the main advantages of settling a dispute before a trial is that the parties can agree to keep the terms of the settlement confidential.  In contrast, judges’ decisions form part of the public record and can be easily accessed online. Those decisions include details of the allegations, findings of credibility and findings of

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Shhhhh….. Breathing new life into confidentiality provisions: The Globe and Mail wins its case against Jan Wong

I often find myself explaining the meaning of a confidentiality provision to an employer who I am representing in mediation or in settlement negotiations.   I am always asked what if the other side breaches it and says something about what we have agreed to pay them?  What can I do?  The answer, I must admit,

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