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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
  • Harry Small - Partner, Baker McKenzie
09:15 - 10:25 70 mins
Info
IT law wrinkles in corporate transactions
  • Mark Crichard - Partner, Reynolds Porter Chamberlain
  • Timetable and responsibilities
  • What matters: due diligence
  • Hardware and software licences - off the shelf to open-source
  • Data
  • IT should be fine: risk allocation and exposure
  • Sharing IT around: transitional services and migration
  • When IT hits the fan: third party consents and other dependencies
10:25 - 10:55 30 mins
Breaks
Morning Refreshment Break
10:55 - 12:05 70 mins
Info
Outsourcing & offshoring
  • Georgina Kon - Partner, Linklaters
  • What is outsourcing?
  • The commercial environment: outsourcing market trends
  • How are outsourcing deals structured? What documents are necessary?
  • Risk and value for money: getting the right balance
  • Some common areas of debate - transition, service levels & credits and exitmanagement
  • Transformational issues
12:05 - 12:55 50 mins
Info
Outsourcing practical
  • Georgina Kon - Partner, Linklaters

A case study and negotiation practical: in groups, looking at some typical clauses froman outsourcing agreement. This session will build on the issues analysed in the session“Outsourcing & offshoring”  and the previous days’ liability and exclusion clauses session.

12:55 - 13:55 60 mins
Breaks
Lunch
13:55 - 15:05 70 mins
Info
Cloud computing
  • Christopher Millard - Professor of Privacy and Information Law & Senior Counsel, Queen Mary University of London & Bristows
  • What is cloud computing and why is there so much fuss about it now?
  • Contracting in the cloud: what should you watch out for?
  • Can you control where and how your data is processed in cloud environments and does it matter anyway?
15:05 - 15:35 30 mins
Breaks
Afternoon Refreshment Break
15:35 - 16:50 75 mins
Info
Applications and software development
  • Natalie Donovan - PSL, Slaughter and May
  • Shape of a development contract
  • Development methodologies - Waterfall v Agile
  • Flexible contracting for agile development
  • Commercial and privacy issues
  • Smartphone apps
16:50 - 17:35 45 mins
Info
Rescuing IT projects
  • Harry Small - Partner, Baker McKenzie
  • How to make IT contracts work
  • Why IT projects fail
  • The lawyer’s role when an IT project starts to fail
  • Lawyers and IT consultants working together
  • Getting the project back on track
  • Preparing for future claims
17:35 - 17:50 15 mins
Chair’s closing remarks and end of day 3
  • Harry Small - Partner, Baker McKenzie
18:00 - 18:10 10 mins
Networking Events
Meet at Porter's Lodge for punting
18:10 - 19:00 50 mins
Networking Events
Punting on the River Cam (weather permitting)
19:00 - 19:30 30 mins
Networking Events
College Cash Bar Opens (Howard Building)
19:30 - 21:00 90 mins
Networking Events
Pimms & BBQ (Howard building)
Showing of Streams
09:00 - 09:15
Info

Chair’s opening remarks

  • Harry Small - Partner, Baker McKenzie
More
09:15 - 10:25
Info

IT law wrinkles in corporate transactions

  • Timetable and responsibilities
  • What matters: due diligence
  • Hardware and software licences - off the shelf to open-source
  • Data
  • IT should be fine: risk allocation and exposure
  • Sharing IT around: transitional services and migration
  • When IT hits the fan: third party consents and other dependencies
  • Mark Crichard - Partner, Reynolds Porter Chamberlain
More
Showing of Streams
10:55 - 12:05
Info

Outsourcing & offshoring

  • What is outsourcing?
  • The commercial environment: outsourcing market trends
  • How are outsourcing deals structured? What documents are necessary?
  • Risk and value for money: getting the right balance
  • Some common areas of debate - transition, service levels & credits and exitmanagement
  • Transformational issues
  • Georgina Kon - Partner, Linklaters
More
12:05 - 12:55
Info

Outsourcing practical

A case study and negotiation practical: in groups, looking at some typical clauses froman outsourcing agreement. This session will build on the issues analysed in the session“Outsourcing & offshoring”  and the previous days’ liability and exclusion clauses session.

  • Georgina Kon - Partner, Linklaters
More
Showing of Streams
13:55 - 15:05
Info

Cloud computing

  • What is cloud computing and why is there so much fuss about it now?
  • Contracting in the cloud: what should you watch out for?
  • Can you control where and how your data is processed in cloud environments and does it matter anyway?
  • Christopher Millard - Professor of Privacy and Information Law & Senior Counsel, Queen Mary University of London & Bristows
More
Showing of Streams
15:35 - 16:50
Info

Applications and software development

  • Shape of a development contract
  • Development methodologies - Waterfall v Agile
  • Flexible contracting for agile development
  • Commercial and privacy issues
  • Smartphone apps
  • Natalie Donovan - PSL, Slaughter and May
More
16:50 - 17:35
Info

Rescuing IT projects

  • How to make IT contracts work
  • Why IT projects fail
  • The lawyer’s role when an IT project starts to fail
  • Lawyers and IT consultants working together
  • Getting the project back on track
  • Preparing for future claims
  • Harry Small - Partner, Baker McKenzie
More
17:35 - 17:50
Info

Chair’s closing remarks and end of day 3

  • Harry Small - Partner, Baker McKenzie
More
Showing of Streams