Basic Info

  • Applicable Region UAE
  • Available Languages
    English & Arabic
  • Document No 0000296
  • Version V 1.0
  • Last Updated 07-06-2023
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Document Summary

A Mutual Confidentiality Agreement is a contract that binds all parties not to disclose or divulge confidential information. The parties signing the agreement agree that any sensitive information obtained under a confidentiality agreement shall not be made available to any third party. This Agreement governs the parties sharing of sensitive information without fear that will end up in the hands of the competitors.


A Mutual Confidentiality Agreement is used to protect proprietary information or trade secrets or confidential information of a disclosing party.

This agreement imposes obligations and restrictions to a recipient of any confidential information (however recorded, preserved, or disclosed) whether oral, written, electronic or otherwise, in order to ensure that confidentiality is maintained by the recipient.

This Agreement contains the following sections:

1.     Definitions and interpretation

2.     Obligations of Confidentiality

3.     Return of Information

4.     Reservation of Rights and Acknowledgement

5.     Warranty and Indemnity

6.     Term and Termination

7.     Entire Agreement and Variation

8.     No Waiver

9.     Assignment

10.  Notices

11.  No Partnership

12.  Third Party Rights

13.  Execution and Counterparts

14.  Governing Law and Jurisdiction


This document is intended for use in the United Arab Emirates.

Before Execution

  • The information on this front page or contained in the headers and footers of this instrument are for guidance purposes only.
  • Please delete this front page together with the information contained in the headers, footers, and the endnotes prior to circulating this letter. Where square brackets […] and highlights are used in the document, it indicates that there is missing or incomplete information which will need to be incorporated prior to signature.
  • Please remove the square brackets and all highlighting prior to signature.


This document is provided for reference only and is not intended to be, and should not be considered, legal advice. Determinations about whether this document will be appropriate in your particular situation or jurisdiction should be made after consultation with a legal counsel. Kanoony will not assume any legal liability that may arise from the use of this document.