TECHNOLOGY, OUTSOURCING, AND COMMERCIAL TRANSACTIONS
NEWS FOR LAWYERS AND SOURCING PROFESSIONALS
When our clients are customers under "services" agreements, internal operational and procurement stakeholders shift their focus from service delivery management to vendor management.
Michael Pepe’s June 23 ChannelNomics article, “ Outsourcing key to rising security threats, staff shortages ” looks at the 2015 Global Information Security Workforce Study conducted by Frost & Sullivan in partnership with the International Information System Security Certification Consortium (ISC2) and others.
Companies across virtually all industries use (or are considering using) cloud services to support their businesses.
A new study of IT outsourcing customers and contracts in the UK projects that demand for IT outsourcing services in the UK will grow, and shows that some service providers meet customer expectations more consistently than others.
A recent bill passed in the California Assembly would provide companies with new standards to follow when complying with California law relating to personal information safeguards.
A set of proposed revisions to US export control regulations would remove certain export control obligations for US companies transferring or storing data, technology, or software with cloud and application service providers, but would create a new “end-to-end encryption” requirement for such situations.
On June 3, the New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) issued final rules establishing a licensing and regulatory framework for companies engaged in activities relating to virtual currencies, such as Bitcoin.
The US Department of Justice’s (US DOJ’s) case against Microsoft Ireland will likely be the “case of the year” for legal practitioners that play in the cross-border and technology arenas.
As data breach legislation and cybersecurity policy continue to develop across the United States at the state and national levels, a new cybersecurity development in the private sector has caught our attention.
In our last Contract Corner, we discussed the general purposes, issues, and limitations of non-solicitation provisions.