Intellectual property issues in the cloud continue to be one of the 'cloudiest' legal areas for customers and suppliers alike. In this article, Allen & Overy identify and discuss a range of IP hot topics, with a particular focus on UK copyright issues, and offer suggestions to mitigate risk.
Law Firm: Allen & Overy | Published: 17 May 2013 | Practice Area: Copyright
The current Basel III timeline foresees the implementation of the reforms step-by-step until 2019, in order to enable the banks to apply the new regulations gradually. Baker & McKenzie offers a summary of these new regulations and outlines the consequences for banks.
Law Firm: Baker & McKenzie | Published: 16 May 2013 | Practice Area: Regulation and Compliance
When negotiating a contract for the provision of services the legal implications of TUPE should inform the commercial position of the parties. It is important for commercial managers to understand the operation of TUPE when entering into contractual obligations on behalf of their organisations.
Law Firm: Shoosmiths | Published: 09 May 2013 | Practice Area: Transfer of Undertakings
DLA Piper takes an in-depth look at the key legal developments affecting technology and outsourcing around the globe. Issues discussed include Article 29 Working Party's Opinion on mobile apps; Europe's digital agenda; data centres - the "new arms race"; and China's step forward in data privacy.
Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 02 May 2013 | Practice Area: Regulation and Enforcement
Latham & Watkins' inaugural newsletter examines new technology risk management guidelines for financial institutions in Singapore; a white paper which examines how to run a competitive RFP; in depth examination of renegotiations and work-outs and; round up of new legislation in Singapore.
Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 28 March 2013 | Practice Area: Regulation and Enforcement
The collapse of systems integrator and reseller 2e2 in January has highlighted the danger for clients of companies such as 2e2, and focuses attention on how to deal with this type of situation. Shoosmiths outlines the risks and potential remedies associated with insolvency of IT suppliers.
Law Firm: Shoosmiths | Published: 20 February 2013 | Practice Area: Outsourcing
Following a three-month consultation, the ONS has decided not to bring the calculation of the retail prices index more into line with the slower rising consumer prices index. Wragge & Co discusses the implications of the new RPI-J index on dealing with inflation in long-term supply contracts.
Law Firm: Wragge & Co | Published: 08 February 2013 | Practice Area: Project Finance
This comprehensive guide uses a question-and-answer format to provide a high-level overview of the legal and regulatory requirements for different types of outsourcing within the UK, including commonly used legal structures, procurement processes and transferring or leasing assets.
Law Firm: Travers Smith | Published: 31 July 2012 | Practice Area: Outsourcing
The recent media furore over shortages of security staff for the London Olympics has led to much attention being focussed on the supplier, G4S. Travers Smith outline the legal lessons which can be learnt from this situation by providing seven top tips for managing risk in outsourcing.
Law Firm: Travers Smith | Published: 23 July 2012 | Practice Area: Outsourcing
For a long-term outsourcing agreement to be successful it's important that the parties work together and collaborate. But in a contract, how can you ensure that the parties work positively together, especially as the people involved in the relationship inevitably change?
Law Firm: Wragge & Co | Published: 21 May 2012 | Practice Area: Outsourcing
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