TECHNOLOGY, OUTSOURCING, AND COMMERCIAL TRANSACTIONS
NEWS FOR LAWYERS AND SOURCING PROFESSIONALS
Please join us on Tuesday, February 7, 2023 at 11:30 am to 12:30 pm ET as Morgan Lewis partners Richard Lee, Randy Wood, and Nancy Yamaguchi provide a summary of significant market trends in M&A in the technology sector.
In 2023, many companies are looking to get ahead of the issues that are expected to shape the next few years. In our industry outlook, “The Trends—and Traps—That Will Shape 2023,” our lawyers provide a high-level overview of what’s in store for various global industry sectors, highlighting some of the top tech trends and global regulatory developments.
Please join us on Wednesday, February 8, 2023, at 12:00 pm–1:00 pm ET, as Morgan Lewis partner Peter Watt-Morse and associates Katherine O’Keefe and James Mulligan discuss issues unique to Anything as a Service (XaaS) agreements and important factors for service providers and their customers to consider.
The European Union’s Digital Services Act (DSA) came into force on November 16, 2022. The DSA creates comprehensive new obligations for online platforms, introduces protections for users' rights online, and places digital platforms under a new transparency and accountability framework. The DSA is a first-of-a-kind regulatory toolbox globally, which sets an international benchmark for a regulatory approach to online intermediaries.
In Part 1, we discussed what a dependency in a technology integration is and how to deal with it in a contract. In this installment, we’ll consider how to address the risk of the assisting party not providing required information or assistance.
New York recently passed a law that, effective immediately, allows student athletes at colleges within the state to receive compensation for their name, image, and likeness (NIL) being used to endorse products and services, without the risk of losing their scholarships or eligibility to participate in their sports.
The California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA) and Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act (VCDPA) took effect on January 1, 2023, establishing some of the most comprehensive consumer privacy rights within the United States. In this post we highlight these changes in law and provide a checklist to help companies comply with these new legal challenges.
Whether an organization is adding a new piece of technology to its platform or acquiring a new product to supplement its offerings, the customer (recipient) and vendor (transferor) will need to work together to ensure the successful integration of such technology or product into the recipient’s systems. More often than not, one party cannot do its part without the other party’s assistance, thereby creating a dependency. In this Part 1, we discuss what a dependency is and how to address it in a contract. Check back for Part 2, where we will review remedies available to the parties in case of a breach of any dependency obligations
In our June 2021 blog post, Study Analyzes Costs of a Data Breach, we discussed the Ponemon Institute’s report setting forth a vast dataset that analyzed data breaches at hundreds of organizations to spot trends and developments in security risks and best practices. With the calendar turning to 2023, this blog looks at the increased costs of data breaches in 2022 to anticipate how negotiations for liability caps of such breaches may evolve in the new year.
As we reach the end of the year 2022, we have once again compiled all the links to our Contract Corner blog posts, a regular feature of Tech & Sourcing @ Morgan Lewis. In these posts, members of our global technology, outsourcing, and commercial transactions practice highlight particular contract provisions, review the issues, and propose negotiating and drafting tips.