FOIA and Confidential Information of the Contractor

Nancy Jean White

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This article is the second in a series that looks at FOIA and how it affects government contractors. This article specifically addresses the topic of confidential information and FOIA. FOIA actually exempts trade secrets, privileged, and confidential information from disclosure. 5 U.S.C. § 552(b)(4) exempts from disclosure "trade secrets and commercial or financial information obtained from a person and privileged or confidential. “ Each of the three categories: trade secrets, confidential information and privileged information is treated differently under the law.
Original languageEnglish
StatePublished - Oct 21 2011
EventTri-State Academy of Legal Studies in Business - Akron, Ohio
Duration: Oct 21 2011Oct 21 2011


ConferenceTri-State Academy of Legal Studies in Business


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