Adding corporate flexibility to IT-related commercial contracts can make seemingly unrelated mergers and acquisitions (M&A) transactions a bit less complex. Although many contracting parties already consider assignment rights and restrictions in relation to certain successor scenarios, the divestiture scenario—where contractual rights are not simply transferred in whole—deserves a closer look.
NEWS FOR LAWYERS AND SOURCING PROFESSIONALS
Please join us in our Philadelphia office for our annual Technology, Outsourcing & Commercial Contracts Networking Roundtable. The roundtable will feature an in-depth discussion of hot topics relating to the increased connectivity of our businesses, including privacy concerns, data rights, cloud solutions, and contracting for the use of connected devices. Stay connected with us at the networking reception following the discussions.
We hope you’ll join us in Philadelphia on Thursday, April 16, 2020, from 3:30–5:30 pm ET.
Please join us for an in-depth discussion of subcontracting provisions and their effect on commercial transactions with technology, outsourcing, and commercial transactions of counsel Emily Lowe. Topics will include:
- Flow-down obligations
- Royalties and compensation
We hope you’ll join us on Wednesday, March 11, 2020, from 12:00–1:00 pm ET.
Please join us on February 26 for the next installment of the Morgan Lewis M&A Academy, where technology, outsourcing, and commercial transactions partners Mike Pierides and Anastasia Dergacheva, and intellectual property partner Ksenia Andreeva will discuss the intricacies of drafting data protection provisions in outsourcing and other services transactions.
Please join us on February 25 for the next installment of the Morgan Lewis M&A Academy, where technology, outsourcing, and commercial transactions partners Vito Petretti and David G. Glazer will discuss key considerations in structuring and negotiating transition services agreements in the context of M&A transactions.
Morgan Lewis has recently issued several LawFlashes on the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, providing a number of resources for businesses across the globe dealing with various compliance challenges and unanswered questions. In this rapidly changing situation, for example, employers must carefully balance concerns related to employee and public safety with protecting employees from unnecessary medical inquiries, harassment, and discrimination.
To help guide companies through this multifaceted public health crisis, Morgan Lewis has launched Responding to the 2019 Novel Coronavirus to keep on top of developments as they unfold.
Please join us on February 18 for the next installment of the Morgan Lewis M&A Academy, where technology, outsourcing, and commercial transactions partner Doneld G. Shelkey, litigation partner Ezra D. Church, and labor and employment partner Lee Harding will discuss key privacy and security issues in both corporate and commercial contexts. Topics will include:
- Regulated industries
- Impact on cross-border deals
- Security issues in M&A deals
- Privacy issues in M&A deals
The Morgan Lewis M&A Academy, a 24-part series of tailored webinars led by a diverse team of firm lawyers, provides a comprehensive M&A overview and is ideal for learning about the latest M&A issues and developments. It is geared not only toward M&A professionals but also toward specialists with particular areas of focus (e.g., benefits, intellectual property, tax), whether they deal with M&A issues regularly or occasionally.
We hope you’ll join us on Tuesday, February 18, 2020, from 12:30–1:30 pm ET.