A multilateral NDA can be beneficial, as the parties involved only re-execute, execute and implement one agreement. This advantage can, however, be offset by more complex negotiations that may be necessary to enable the parties concerned to reach a unanimous consensus on a multilateral agreement. The use of confidentiality agreements is on the rise in India and is governed by the Indian Contract Act 1872. In many cases, the use of an NDA is essential, for example. B to retain employees who develop patentable technologies when the employer intends to file a patent. Confidentiality agreements have become very important given the nascent outsourcing industry in India. In India, an NDA must be stamped to be a valid enforceable document. A confidentiality agreement can protect any type of information that is not known to everyone. However, confidentiality agreements may also contain clauses protecting the person receiving the information, so that if they have lawfully obtained the information through other sources, they would not be required to keep the information secret.  In other words, the confidentiality agreement generally requires that the party receiving information remain confidential when that information has been provided directly by the disclosed party.
However, sometimes it is easier to get a receiving party to sign a simple agreement, which is shorter, less complex, and does not contain security rules to protect the recipient. [Citation required] A bilateral NDA (sometimes called a mutual NDA or bipartite NDA) consists of two parties for which both parties expect them to disclose information to each other that will be protected from further disclosure. This type of NDA is common when companies are considering some kind of joint venture or merger. A confidentiality agreement (NDA) can be considered unilateral, bilateral or multilateral: a confidentiality agreement (NDA), also known as a confidentiality agreement (CA), a confidential disclosure agreement (CDA), proprietary information agreement (PIA) or a confidentiality agreement (SA) is a legal contract or part of a contract concluded between at least two parties, which describes confidential documents, knowledge or information that the parties can provide for: certain objectives must be shared between them. but restrict access. Doctor-patient confidentiality (doctor-patient privilege), lawyer-client privilege, priestly penance privilege, bank-client confidentiality and kickback agreements are examples of NDAs that are often not written into a written contract between the parties. In Britain, NDAs are used not only to protect trade secrets, but also often as a precondition for a financial agreement to prevent whistleblowing employees from making public the misdeeds of their former employers. There is a law that allows for protected disclosure despite an NDA, even though employers sometimes silence the former employee.
  A unilateral NDA (sometimes referred to as a single-use NDA) consists of two parts for which only one party (i.e. the disclosing party) discloses certain information to the other party (i.e. the receiving party) and requires that, for any reason, the information be protected from further disclosure (e.g.B the secrecy necessary for the enforcement of patent laws or the legal protection of trade secrets. Limiting the disclosure of information prior to the issuance of a press release for an important announcement or simply ensuring that a receiving party does not use or disclose information without compensating the disclosed party]. . . .