In recent times, we have seen an increasing number of deals where the required services have been delivered from the cloud, i.e., from remotely hosted solutions, usually (albeit not always) offered on a “one to many” basis...more
“Innovation” is a word that is heard with increasing frequency in outsourcing circles, despite the concept being not exactly new. This begs the question why it has now crept its way up the list of topics for consideration in...more
Hot topics for the Technology and Sourcing team often relate to technology itself (the move to Cloud) or market developments (single versus multi sourcing; trends in contractual risk allocation). One current hot topic,...more
In 2012, in light of the Euro crisis and uncertainty of a double dip recession, DLA Piper launched the first Tech Index survey. This was to review the perceptions and attitudes of European technology growth in light of market...more
- What's in an indemnity anyway? - Kit Burden provides an informative overview of the use of indemnities in IT and outsourcing contracts, including guidance on what to look out for when drafting or negotiating these...more
There is a noticeable trend for the list of “indemnified” losses in IT and outsourcing contracts to be getting longer and longer. Our commercial/business colleagues and clients can see the lawyers get very hot under the...more
Procurement and Public Sector Equality Duty Review - On 6 September 2013, the Minister for Women and Equalities published a statement on the outcome of the review.
Mobile banking - supporting an innovative and secure...more