Understand IT contracts and their complexities to ensure you draft watertight agreements and manage the risks effectively
All those involved in IT transactions need to understand the trends and industry ‘norms’. A tough commercial environment means you need to guarantee you are getting the best terms available and the best deal for your company or clients.This course has been specifically designed to engage both IT supplier and users of IT to develop their understanding of the structure and content of IT contracts:
This seminar is designed for representatives from both IT suppliers and users/buyers, including:
Background to an IT contract (pre-contract preparations)
Understanding enough about IT to work with IT contracts
Exclusion and limitation clauses
Etymology of an IT project: Project planning
Etymology of an IT project: Waterfall software development and waterfall development contracts
Three centuries of IT contracts
Copyright and database rights
Outsourcing and IT services contracts
Entire agreement clauses in IT contracts
Problems with IT contracts
Limitation exclusion and limitation – A practical exercise
Third party rights in IT contracts
The firm is on the panel of a number of national and international organisations and regularly competes against many of the City firms. In recent months they have been able to win a number of panel reviews against City firms.
• Carrs Milling Industries • Co-operative Group • CRH Group • Elstree Film Studios • Halewood International • Health Education England • Iceland Foods • Johnson & Johnson plc • Lavinia Corporation • Lloyds Bank • National Express • Odeon Cinemas • Peel Group • Stobart Group • United Utilities plc • Zeneca Group.
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Mark WestonMark Weston is a partner at Hill Dickinson having joined the firm on 1st February 2016 as Head of Information Technology, Intellectual Property and Commercial (London). Mark joined the firm from Matthew Arnold and Baldwin LLP where for 12 years he was a partner and Head of the Commercial, Intellectual Property and Information Technology Group, before which he spent several years at Baker & McKenzie.
This course qualifies for the following CPD programmes: