On the Drafting of Confidentiality Agreements

Merete Drewsen, Henrik Lando, Tim Cummins

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    Abstrakt

    This is not a theoretical paper but an application of existing law and economic contract theory to the issue of how to draft a specific kind of contract. It is addressed to practitioners and is intended for practical use. It will be part of a Wiki (as in Wikipedia) for contract drafting, which IACCM (International Association for Contract and Commercial Management) has initiated. The main theoretical aspect of the article concerns the application of the value maximization principle (the Coase theorem) to the drafting of confidentiality agreements. While the article is not theoretical, its prescriptions are open to theoretical dispute; this may especially be the case for the section on the size of damages.
    OriginalsprogEngelsk
    Udgivelses stedKøbenhavn
    Antal sider8
    StatusUdgivet - 2006

    Emneord

    • x
    • Confidentiality agreement, guidelines

    Citationsformater

    Drewsen, M., Lando, H., & Cummins, T. (2006). On the Drafting of Confidentiality Agreements. København.