Law of Confidentiality (eBook)

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Law of Confidentiality addresses the law of confidentiality as it operates in Australian law with references to developments in comparable jurisdictions.

AUD$ 313.95
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ISBN/ISSN: 9780409337938

Product description

This detailed and comprehensive text covers the concept of confidentiality, types of confidential information, parameters of confidentiality, remedies and defences to breaches of confidentiality and confidentiality in the context of defined relationships.  This new text is a part of the LexisNexis Black & Silver series.


  • Comprehensive and multi-jurisdictional
  • Up-to-date reference
  • Authoritative
  • Adopts a logical structure and style that makes it easy to locate the relevant material

This review was first published in ETHOS – Journal of the ACT Law Society June 2015 – Issue 236.


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Table of contents

Part I Confidentiality Conceptualised 

  1. Concept of Confidentiality

  2. Interactions of Confidentiality

  3. (Confidential) Information as Property

  4. Confidentiality and Privacy

Part II Confidentiality Identified

  1. Business, Commercial and Technical Information

  2. Personal Information

  3. Governmental Information

  4. Impact of Confidential Circumstances

  5. Confidentiality in Particular Relationships

Part III Delimited Confidentiality

  1. Disclosure and Confidentiality

  2. Defending an Alleged Breach of Confidentiality

  3. Illustration of Parameters to Confidentiality

Part IV Enforced Confidentiality

  1. Breach of Confidentiality

  2. Enforcing Confidentiality Against Third Parties

  3. Restraining A Breach of Confidentiality

  4. Rectifying a Breach of Confidentiality

Part V Confidentiality in Proceedings

  1. Confidentiality In Discovery

  2. Confidentiality and Privilege

  3. Confidentiality in Dispute Resolution

  4. Court-Ordered Confidentiality