Difference Between A Non-Disclosure And Confidentiality Agreement

It`s just a FYY. I searched EDGAR for 8K filings of definitive merger agreements and critical information for the month of May 2016, which revealed 34 results for “confidentiality agreement”, 54 results for “confidentiality agreement” and 207 results for “confidentiality agreement”. Of course, merger timelines were probably not included in the research if they were not considered essential for investors, which limited research results. The two (2) terms are often interchangeable, despite nuances between them that generally relate to the nature of the relationship between the parties and the purpose of the agreement. Really, nothing. This is one of them, A Rose by Any Other Name Probleme. This is not the name of the agreement, but the content that separates one NDA from another NDA or CDA…