Tag Archives: Confidentiality

California: What Happens In Mediation Stays (Confidential) In Mediation

An amendment to Section 1122 of the California Evidence Code on mediation confidentiality requires attorneys representing clients in connection with mediation to provide written disclosures to their clients about mediation confidentiality beginning January 1, 2019. California law and public policy provide that all communications that take place in anticipation of and at mediation are confidential. … Continue Reading

Court Holds that Attorney is Not Bound by Confidentiality Provision

On August 13, 2018, the California Fourth District of Appeal held in Monster Energy Company v. Schechter that an attorney who signed his client’s settlement agreement under the phrase “approved as to form and content” was entitled to the granting of an anti-SLAPP motion in a case against him for breaching the confidentiality provision of … Continue Reading
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