Cloud Computing 3.0

Toronto • Online | December 7th, 2017

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Cloud computing technology has revolutionized the way we conduct daily operations and have placed itself at the forefront of our business functions. As with any type of disruptive technology, there is an entirely new set of risks, guidelines and best practices that decision makers need to be aware of during evaluation and implementation stages. Lexpert's accredited full-day course on cloud computing agreements and data security will provide you with a complete understanding of the changing landscape and obstacles within your area of expertise while giving you a chance to network with partners and peers. This course is specially designed for CIO's, IT Executives, Project Managers, IT Consultants, Compliance Officers, and in-house counsel to understand the current state of the law with respect to cloud and IOT, cloud data security standards, and cloud vendor. A range of topics will be covered including current contract trends, cloud negotiations, best practices for privacy and security, service level agreements, negotiating balanced representations and warranties, exit negotiation, and cyber liability insurance. 

Course Leaders

Lisa R. Lifshitz
 | Partner, Torkin Manes
Lisa specializes in the areas of information technology and business law and is the leader of the firm's Technology, Privacy & Data Management Group. She has particular expertise in preparing and negotiating cloud computing agreements, cloud retail agreements, cloud storage agreements, internet-related, m-commerce and e-commerce agreements, app development agreements, and mobile payment agreements. She is the President of the Canadian IT Law Association, is the current Chair of the Technology Committee of the American Bar Association's Business Law Section. She is also on the Editorial Boards of the ABA's Business Law Today and the Sci-Tech Lawyer. 

Peter V. Nguyen 
| General Counsel / Privacy Officer, Resolver Inc.
Peter is General Counsel, Corporate Secretary and Privacy Officer of Resolver Inc., a leading cloud-based, integrated risk management software company. As a member of the company’s executive team, he manages Resolver’s day to day legal affairs by providing advice on corporate-commercial, M&A, employment, corporate finance and privacy law. Peter started his career practicing corporate and technology law at Gowling WLG LLP and has also practiced at Dentons LLP. He is the recipient of the 2015 International Law Office/Association of Corporate Counsel Global Counsel Award in the General Commercial category and was named in 2016 to the inaugural Legal 500 GC Powerlist for Canada as one of the most influential and innovative in-house counsel in Canada.

Course Highlights

Evolving Cloud Agreements and Current Contract Trends

Cloud agreements in 2016, choosing the right cloud vendor, and evolving licensing models

Negotiating Balanced Representations and Warranties/Indemnities

Must-have reps and warranties, key carve-outs, vendor cross-indemnities, and current trends in limiting liabilities.

Demystifying Service Level Agreements- Avoiding the "Gotchyas"

Understanding SLA's vs. SLO's, meaningful credits and penalties, negotiating SLA's in a public cloud environment 

Best Practices for Privacy and Security

Minimum Canadian regulatory requirements, drafting to protect against data breach, and incorporating new security standards

Effective Cloud Negotiations-Tips and Best Practices

Managing client expectations, dealing with "sharp practices," dealing with disengaged clients, avoiding the "over-lawyering," and contract errors.

Mitigating Risks Through Cyberliability Insurance

Understanding potential coverage restrictions, determining how much coverage you need, and choosing the right policy

Networking lunch and refreshments are included. To see the full agenda click here.

Registration Details

Toronto - December 7th, 2017
Vintage Venues


Webinar - December 7th, 2017
Carswell Professional Development Centre


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