The parties to Disciplinary Committee proceedings or Appeals Committee proceedings, their representatives, their advisors and their legal counsel shall at all times treat all matters and documents relating to the proceedings as confidential except:
(a) where all parties to the proceedings have given written consent;
(b) where a party is directed by a competent authority such as the Authority or the police;
(c) where a party is directed by a court of competent jurisdiction in Singapore;
(d) where a party is permitted or directed by the Disciplinary Committee or Appeals Committee; or
(e) where the information is in the public domain.