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the parties and their counsel agree that the terms of this agreement are expressly made confidential and that each party and their counsel agree not to disclose the terms of this agreement nor to disclose the existence of this agreement except to the parties financial and tax advisors who have a need to know . failure to keep the confidentiality of this agreement shall be a breach of this agreemnet for which damages and injunctive relief may be afforded.
one last thing because i was concerned i exchanged a email with the ceo we said nothing about me being the source of the information i just said now that the information was in the public domain what should do if i was asked by anyone why i was no longer a franchise . here is his reply my franchise agreement expired and in considering my renewel i became aware of a very small breach of my protected terrotory that the franchisor was not aware of . to the best of my knowledge the franchisor strongly enforces their franchise agreements to protect the chain and it was only afterlearning of this inadvertant breach that we came to an agreement to allow me not to renew for which i paid a considerable sum of money i cannot of course disclose the amount but i can tell you that they have only done this in very rare circumstances when an exception like this breach had been noted. so in essence one could say by sending that e mail that he disclosed information that may have been considered confidential . and also to the best of my knowledge there is no conflick between the other franchise and the franchisor because the other franchise believes he does not have the same case because first he is still under contract in which in my case mine expired and also i was preexisting so it was my territory that was violated and not his meaning i opened first and he was second . and one last thing even if the other franchise decides to sue would it not be too expensive to the franchisor to drake me into the case and try to sue me even if the other franchise testifed against me
yes based on the fact that i emailed him i told him the information was now in the public domain and he responed with that e mail telling me what i should say
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