Drafting and Negotiating Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs)
This class introduces participants to the specific terms typically negotiated in the context a non-disclosure agreement (NDA) and the various contexts in which NDAs are typically used (including acquisitions, employment, partnerships, and joint ventures), as well as the distinctions and similarities of NDAs as used in these different contexts. The materials take the participants through a variety of NDAs, discussing each of the provisions, why they are necessary, and how to best negotiate the various terms in each of the given contexts.
Master the NDA -- one of the most common agreements in the business world. You'll learn key provisions, typical contexts, and how to draft and negotiate an NDA effectively and efficiently to limit risk without over-engineering. Then you'll practice revising an NDA as both discloser and recipient.
This class is suitable for attorneys who are interested in becoming more proficient in reviewing, revising, drafting, and/or negotiating non- disclosure agreement, but who have not had extensive practical experience with this type of document.
**It is recommended that participants complete AltaClaro’s Essentials of Contract Drafting (or otherwise have some basic exposure to contract basics as a junior attorney) prior to taking this course.
Upon completion of this Master Class, participants are able to:
- Identify the circumstances in which an NDA is appropriate an in what form
- Draft and negotiate basic terms in an NDA
- Modify an NDA for a particular purpose
Participants are tasked with commenting on an NDA, from the perspective of both the discloser and recipient, and proposing revisions as necessary.
Participants may earn up to 1 CLE credit in the State of California (General Credit). Application for New York, Florida and Texas accreditation of this program is currently pending for up to one (1) hour of CLE credit. Credit is for transitional and non-transitional attorneys in NY. This class is appropriate for both newly admitted and experienced attorneys. Financial Aid may be available for qualifying participants.
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Step 1: Learn
Learn at your own pace, absorbing lessons in short, easily digested segments led by experienced practitioners.
Step 2: Do
Apply what you've learned to solve real-world client scenarios, using transaction documents derived from actual deals.
Step 3: Review
Deepen your learning in virtual review sessions with an experienced practitioner. Review model answers and ask questions.
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x-White & Case; x-Orrick
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x-Weil Gotshal; x-Cadwalader
x-Baker McKenzie, x-Morrison & Foerster
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