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GDPR is Coming – Are You Ready?

IT Procurement Academy 2018, Speaker: Robert J. Scott, Scott & Scott, LLP 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…

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Post-Settlement Obligations in Software Settlements

A settlement agreement to resolve software copyright infringement claims is not the final word in obtaining a release of liability. There are a number of obligations triggered by the settlement agreement that cannot be ignored to avoid jeopardizing the release of liability. Businesses must create internal protocols for risk management, future software audits, license compliance,…

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Five IBM Licensing Obstacles and How to Mitigate Them

CM Summit 2018, Speaker: Julie Machal- Fulks, Scott & Scott, LLP Because IBM products like WebSphere, DB2, Tivoli, Informix, and Lotus Notes are expensive, and companies cannot easily or quickly verify compliance, the risks associated with IBM licensing can be severe.  For example, if a company is trying to license under IBM’s Sub-Capacity license rules…

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GDPR: What Every MSP Need To Know

MSPWorld 2018, Speaker: Rob Scott, Scott & Scott, LLP General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a European legal framework designed to protect European citizens and their sensitive data. While many MSPs not located in Europe may think GDPR does not concern them, think again. GDPR is having a widespread impact on MSPs all over the world,…

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Is Your Managed Services Pricing Putting You At Risk?

MSPWorld 2018, Speaker: Julie Machal-Fulks, Partner, Scott & Scott LLP MSPs put a lot of thought into pricing their managed services offerings. Winning new business is often as much about the pricing as it is about selecting a vendor that the customer trusts. But, what happens when your pricing comes into conflict with your service agreements?…

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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…