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GDPR is Coming – Are You Ready? A Roadmap for Controllers

The General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) is looming. GDPR becomes effective May 25, 2018. For Companies, the risks of non-compliance can range from up to €20 million to 4% of annual revenues. It’s imperative that companies know what is necessary in assessing their compliance obligations with GDPR. The goal of this webinar series is to…

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MSPAlliance Launches GDPR Program for Service Providers

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., June 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The International Association of Cloud & Managed Service Providers (MSPAlliance®) today launched a comprehensive program for its service providers members related to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The program includes a variety of solutions many service providers will need in order to understand and demonstrate compliance with GDPR.

201806.12
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Negotiating Enterprise Agreements with Microsoft CLE*

As Microsoft and other major vendors emphasize their cloud offerings, the legal issues in enterprise agreements have shifted dramatically.  The key issues in modern enterprise agreements are driven by privacy, security and regulatory compliance. Robert J. Scott will discuss traditional and newly developed Microsoft licensing models, principal concerns about current licensing models, types of license…

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Fundamentals of Software Audit Data Collection

In order to effectively manage their software usage and to mitigate software license-compliance exposure, companies need to know how to gather information regarding their product usage. While some software products may have unique data-collection requirements that ordinarily would not be applicable for other products, usage levels for many products can be measured using a common…

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How to Survive a Nasty Software Vendor Audit

Kristin Burnham, CIO.com, 04/30/2018 When software vendor auditors push too far, enterprise technology leaders must be prepared to push back. In an extreme case, the food company Mars (best known for Snickers and M&M’s candies) filed a lawsuit petitioning the court to order Oracle’s auditors to back off. Following the initial “license review” order from Oracle in…

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Are Your Clients Ready for GDPR on May 25?

Robert J. Scott & Stephen F. Pinson, Headnotes, 03/23/18 What is GDPR? The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) becomes effective on May 25, 2018 and should give all in-house counsel and law firms cause for worry. GDPR is the most wide sweeping privacy regulation to hit the global market since the 1995 EU Data Protection…

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Software License Due Diligence in M&A Deals

This CLE webinar provides guidance for M&A counsel on conducting software license due diligence before closing the deal. The panel will explain key considerations when evaluating open source and other software assets and discuss best practices to mitigate the risk of acquiring software assets whose liability risks outweigh their value. Description Identifying and valuing IP…