(1) Confidential information must be provided by the provider to legal counsel for the requesting party when legal counsel has signed a nondisclosure agreement agreeing to be bound by the terms of the protective order. Access to confidential information may be authorized by legal counsel to expert witnesses of the requesting party. Except as otherwise agreed to by the provider, the designated expert may not be an officer, director, or employee of any party, or an officer, director, employee, stockholder, or member of an association or corporation of which any party is a member or affiliate. Prior to giving access to an expert, legal counsel shall deliver a copy of the governing protective order and these rules to the expert and the expert shall sign a nondisclosure agreement. A copy of the nondisclosure agreement must be provided to the provider.
(2) When it is not feasible that confidential information be provided to counsel and experts, confidential information may be made available by the provider for inspection by legal counsel and experts at a place and a time mutually agreed on by the provider and the party, or as directed by the commission.