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SCC Upholds Settlement Privilege in Pierringer Agreements

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Settlement privilege is a long-standing concept that wraps a protective veil around the efforts that litigants make to settle their disputes.  It does so by ensuring that communications made to negotiate a settlement are confidential and inadmissible at trial.  With these assurances, parties can negotiate freely without worrying that the negotiations will later come back to haunt them. Continue reading