Settlement Agreements: Clauses That Don’t Belong, and Ethical Considerations (On-Demand)

$184.00

Confidentiality and Other Harmful Provisions in Settlement Agreements will discuss various provisions which Corporate entities frequently propose in settlement agreements. These provisions are never negotiated, let alone mentioned, in settlement negotiations. They are intended to gag the plaintiff, make the plaintiff an agent of the defendant for related litigation and agency investigations and make as broad as possible the release signed by the plaintiff in favor of the defendant. In addition to being harmful, some of these provisions are prohibited, disfavored or offend ethical provisions.

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Event Details

Course Type

Course Instructor

James C. Sturdevant, Esq.

Original Date Of Course

General Credits

1.5

Ethics Credits

.5

Course Description

Confidentiality and Other Harmful Provisions in Settlement Agreements will discuss various provisions which Corporate entities frequently propose in settlement agreements. These provisions are never negotiated, let alone mentioned, in settlement negotiations. They are intended to gag the plaintiff, make the plaintiff an agent of the defendant for related litigation and agency investigations and make as broad as possible the release signed by the plaintiff in favor of the defendant. In addition to being harmful, some of these provisions are prohibited, disfavored or offend ethical provisions.

Syllabus

  1. Confidentiality Clauses
  2. Non-Disparagement Clauses
  3. Overly Broad Releases
  4. Ethical Considerations
  5. Best Practices

Instructor

James C. Sturdevant, Esq.

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