Breach of Confidentiality Clause in Contract Outside Tucker Act Jurisdiction


The U.S. Court of Federal Claims recently dismissed Higbie v. United States, a case arising from the Government’s alleged breach of a confidentiality clause in a mediation agreement. The CFC held that the CFC lacked jurisdiction over the case because the mediation agreement was not money-mandating.

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