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08:00 - 09:00 60 mins
Networking Events
Breakfast in the dining hall
09:00 - 09:15 15 mins
Chair’s opening remarks
  • Graham Smith - Partner, Bird & Bird
09:15 - 10:15 60 mins
Info
Technology procurement
  • Jeremy Newton - Director, Technology Law Alliance
  • Concept to live date – understanding the process from initiation rituals to the endgame
  • The technology then and now
  • The legal environment
  • Demystifying the terminology and TLAs
  • Understand what documents you need, and which are a waste of time
  • Technology contracts
  • Contract management during term
  • Exit and re-negotiation
10:15 - 10:45 30 mins
Breaks
Morning Refreshment Break
10:45 - 12:05 80 mins
Info
Localisation to English law: what it is, why it is important & common pitfalls
  • Harry Small - Partner, Baker McKenzie
  • Localisation versus mandatory law review
  • Common problems:
    • Localising from the US
    • Localising from the civil law
  • Key localisation clauses:
    • Warranties
    • Limitations
    • Exclusions
12:05 - 12:55 50 mins
Info
Competition law and IT – an international perspective
  • Pat Treacy - Partner, Bristows
  • Competition law in the IT sector: why is it special?
  • The key relationship between competition law and IP rights
  • Where, when and how do issues arise?
  • Contracts, outsourcing and licensing
  • Refusals to license, dominance and related problems
  • Key competition law battlegrounds in IT / telecoms
  • Recent developments and a look to the future
12:55 - 13:55 60 mins
Breaks
Lunch
14:45 - 15:30 45 mins
Info
Public procurement
  • Chris Murray - Senior Associate, Bird & Bird
  • Introduction to the Public Contracts Regulations
  • Recent EU and UK procurement law cases relevant for IT practitioners
  • Latest procurement trends in government IT contracting
  • Practical examples / case studies
15:30 - 16:00 30 mins
Breaks
Afternoon Refreshment Break
16:00 - 16:50 50 mins
Info
Free / open source software
  • Mark Henley - Partner, Bisley Law
  • Free / open source software (F/OSS) explained
  • Benefits and challenges
  • Common issues with F/OSS licences
  • Advice on staying compliant
16:50 - 17:00 10 mins
Chair’s closing remarks and end of day two
  • Graham Smith - Partner, Bird & Bird
18:00 - 18:30 30 mins
Networking Events
College Cash Bar Opens
18:30 - 19:30 60 mins
Networking Events
Formal Drinks Reception (Howard Building)
19:30 - 21:00 90 mins
Networking Events
Gala Dinner (Smart dress)
Showing of Streams
09:00 - 09:15
Info

Chair’s opening remarks

  • Graham Smith - Partner, Bird & Bird
More
09:15 - 10:15
Info

Technology procurement

  • Concept to live date – understanding the process from initiation rituals to the endgame
  • The technology then and now
  • The legal environment
  • Demystifying the terminology and TLAs
  • Understand what documents you need, and which are a waste of time
  • Technology contracts
  • Contract management during term
  • Exit and re-negotiation
  • Jeremy Newton - Director, Technology Law Alliance
More
Showing of Streams
10:45 - 12:05
Info

Localisation to English law: what it is, why it is important & common pitfalls

  • Localisation versus mandatory law review
  • Common problems:
    • Localising from the US
    • Localising from the civil law
  • Key localisation clauses:
    • Warranties
    • Limitations
    • Exclusions
  • Harry Small - Partner, Baker McKenzie
More
12:05 - 12:55
Info

Competition law and IT – an international perspective

  • Competition law in the IT sector: why is it special?
  • The key relationship between competition law and IP rights
  • Where, when and how do issues arise?
  • Contracts, outsourcing and licensing
  • Refusals to license, dominance and related problems
  • Key competition law battlegrounds in IT / telecoms
  • Recent developments and a look to the future
  • Pat Treacy - Partner, Bristows
More
Showing of Streams
14:45 - 15:30
Info

Public procurement

  • Introduction to the Public Contracts Regulations
  • Recent EU and UK procurement law cases relevant for IT practitioners
  • Latest procurement trends in government IT contracting
  • Practical examples / case studies
  • Chris Murray - Senior Associate, Bird & Bird
More
Showing of Streams
16:00 - 16:50
Info

Free / open source software

  • Free / open source software (F/OSS) explained
  • Benefits and challenges
  • Common issues with F/OSS licences
  • Advice on staying compliant
  • Mark Henley - Partner, Bisley Law
More
16:50 - 17:00
Info

Chair’s closing remarks and end of day two

  • Graham Smith - Partner, Bird & Bird
More
Showing of Streams