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contrato de confidencialidade



non-disclosure agreement


Comparative law notes


In Brazil, the terms "contrato de confidencialidade/sigilo, "acordo de confidencialidade/sigilo" and "termo de confidencialidade/sigilo" are synonyms. Whereas "contrato" and "termo" usually refer to a written instrument, "acordo" may refer to an abstract agreement between the parties, not necessarily making reference to the written instrument.

Definitions of non-disclosure agreement


a contract where one or more parties agree not to reveal confidential (=intended to be kept secret) information that they have shared with each other as a necessary part of doing business together

A non-disclosure agreement can offer some protection when you need to reveal secret information at meetings with potential business partners.