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Hot Topics in Microsoft Enterprise License & Cloud Agreements

August 23rd, 11:00 am CDT – 12:00 pm CDT, join Robert J. Scott, who represents some of the world’s largest companies in enterprise transactions with Microsoft, to learn how the legal issues in enterprise agreements have shifted dramatically as Microsoft and other major vendors emphasize their cloud offerings.

The key issues in modern enterprise agreements are driven by privacy, security and regulatory compliance.

This free CLE* will discuss traditional and newly developed Microsoft licensing models, principal concerns about current licensing models, types of license agreements, and primary causes of exposure in enterprise-level Microsoft software audits. Robert will explain how he helps clients define their requirements up front, builds term sheets for negotiation, and how he approaches negotiating the key issues in Enterprise deals with Microsoft’s legal and business teams.

Join this webinar to hear:

Microsoft Licensing Models
*Perpetual vs. Subscription
*User vs. Device
*Microsoft’s SPE Offering

Agreement Types

*Microsoft Business & Services Agreement
*Online Subscription Agreement
*Enterprise Agreements and Enrollments
*Microsoft Products and Services Agreement (MPSA)

Key Legal Issues
* How to Define Requirements
* How to Build a Term Sheet
*Transitioning to Office 365
*Limitations of Liability
*True-Up Terms
*Price Protection
*Business Downturn
*Restacking Your CPS
*Audit Rights
*Regulatory Compliance – HIPAA, GLBA, GTPR
*Affiliate Definition
*Acquisitions and Divestitures

*TX CLE Available

If you are unable to attend, register anyway and we’ll send you a link to the recording.  Please note that CLE credit is not available with the recording.