Cloud Contrasting Masterclass

September 19, 2019 | London

Price: £495.00

Course run by: Tech UK

Type: MasterClasses

A course For Companies | Event

Cloud Contracting Masterclass

This course is aimed at both lawyers and commercial managers. As for the lawyers, it would be ideal for junior lawyers who are starting out in a department where they will encounter cloud contracts or for more senior lawyers who are approaching cloud contracts for the first time.

Commercial managers will all benefit, especially when they are acquiring cloud services for the first time and are looking at a contract and not sure of what they should be negotiating.

What the masterclass covers: 

  • Understanding Cloud services – getting some definitions and TLA’s out of the way
    • SaaS vs PaaS vs IaaS
    • Cloud models in practice
    • Cloud deployment types
      • private
      • community
      • public
      • hybrid
    • Pro’s and con’s of using Cloud – the basic commercial risks to understand
  • Going into a Cloud contract – due diligence
    • What issues should a user typically want to subject to DD?
    • Standard terms – when are they ever acceptable and when should a user seek to negotiate? What impact does the Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977 have?
  • Terms that need special attention – and what to negotiate and where each should party should try to end up
    • What is the relationship to outsourcing
      • is TUPE a relevant consideration?
    • Charging models
      • usage-based vs periodic
      • indexation
    • Service description
    • Service levels
      • going for gold – or should it be silver or bronze?
      • availability
    • Security
    • Audit
    • Data protection (NB: this is not another GDPR course, only the essentials will be considered)
    • IPR and licensing
      • what needs to be included in the licence
      • the IPR indemnity
    • Liability clauses
    • Jurisdictional issues

Fees:

TechUK Members - £295.00 + VAT

Non Members - £495.00 + VAT

This course is also available for presentation in-house, where we can offer a special discounted rate. Please contact training@techuk.org for more details.

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