Does Your Confidentiality Provision Provide Enough Protection?
Tue 5 May, 2015 / by Casey Nokes / General
The Oregon Court of Appeals recently issued a decision addressing the question of whether a wholesale power purchase agreement between a municipal utility and a private corporation is exempt from disclosure under Oregon’s public records laws. The Court determined that, although certain confidential terms of the contract may be redacted, the contract as a whole is not categorically exempt from disclosure. The case serves as a reminder, both for government agencies and for private companies doing business with government entities, that writing a confidentiality provision in an agreement does not……Read MoreShare