Weinstein Non-Disclosure Agreements Cancelled

business_ethics_highlights_2 The second part of the headline below is the interesting part, from an ethics point of view. Worthy of discussion: were the non-disclosure agreements unethical? Lawyers can debate whether they would have been legally binding; certainly, they were sufficiently scary to inspire silence. What is there to say about the ethics of NDAs more generally?


LINK: The Weinstein Co. Files For Bankruptcy, Cancels Non-Disclosure Agreements (by Richard Gonzales for NPR)

The Weinstein Company Holdings LLC announced that it has filed for voluntary bankruptcy and entered into an agreement to sell its assets to a Dallas-based equity firm.

It also announced that it is ending all nondisclosure agreements that prevented victims of alleged sexual misconduct at the hands of disgraced Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein from talking about their experiences….

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