Law of Confidentiality, 2nd edition

A detailed, comprehensive and scholarly perspective to the Australian law of confidentiality

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ISBN/ISSN: 9780409352238
Release Date: October 15, 2020
AUD$ 213.00


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Law of Confidentiality 2nd edition places the law in context by reference not only to the applicable cases and statutes, but also through relevant academic and practitioner literature. It further contextualises its content by recognising the judicial, statutory and academic contributions from comparable common law jurisdictions, including the United States, England, New Zealand, Canada, Hong Kong and Singapore.


• Addresses and analyses how the law deals with the concept of confidential information, across the broad span of scenarios in which issues surrounding it can and do arise

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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

  • 5. Business, Commercial and Technical Information

  • 6. Personal Information

  • 7. Governmental Information

  • 8. Impact of Confidential Circumstances

  • 9. Confidentiality in Particular Relationships

  • Part III Confidentiality Delimited

  • 10. Disclosure and Confidentiality

  • 11. Defending an Alleged Breach of Confidentiality

  • 12. Illustration of Parameters to Confidentiality

  • Part IV Confidentiality Enforced

  • 13. Breach of Confidentiality

  • 14. Enforcing Confidentiality Against Third Parties

  • 15. Restraining a Breach of Confidentiality

  • 16. Rectifying a Breach of Confidentiality

  • Part V Confidentiality in Proceedings

  • 17. Confidentiality in Discovery

  • 18. Confidentiality and Privilege

  • 19. Confidentiality in Dispute Resolution