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Responding to the Dreaded Software Audit
  • Scott & Scott, LLP
  • USA
  • January 20 2017

Modern financial history is chock full of embarrassing audit scandals, which caused executives and corporate brand names severe damage from


Avoid Overpaying for Software Settlements
  • Scott & Scott, LLP
  • USA
  • January 19 2017

Most software audits initiated by the software publisher or a third party entity authorized to pursue copyright infringement claims on behalf of the


To SAM or Not to SAM? The Differences Between a Microsoft SAM Engagement and an Audit
  • Scott & Scott, LLP
  • USA
  • January 10 2017

In recent years, Microsoft seems to have been shifting an increasing volume of its license-compliance resources toward what it calls Software Asset


Be Cautious in Navigating Microsoft’s Forest of EA Documents
  • Scott & Scott, LLP
  • USA
  • January 9 2017

Companies with experience licensing Microsoft software and services through Enterprise Agreements know that small forests could be felled to produce


Key Provisions in Software Settlement Agreements
  • Scott & Scott, LLP
  • USA
  • November 28 2016

The end of the year is a busy time for software publishers and entities like the BSA The Software Alliance (“BSA”) and the Software & Industry


Top Tips for Post-Audit Software Remediation
  • Scott & Scott, LLP
  • USA
  • October 17 2016

Responding to a software audit can be an arduous, expensive, and time-consuming process for a company. The remediation process to close compliance


Burden of Proof in Copyright Infringement Matters
  • Scott & Scott, LLP
  • USA
  • September 9 2016

In a civil copyright infringement claim, many users of copyrighted material are surprised to learn that once the copyright owner has demonstrated


Can a Software Publisher Force You to Audit Your Customers?
  • Scott & Scott, LLP
  • USA
  • July 11 2016

Many software-solution vendors utilize third-party infrastructure or application programs as frameworks for embedded solutions that they sell to


In Microsoft Audits, Don’t Forget About True-Up Rights
  • Scott & Scott, LLP
  • USA
  • June 14 2016

Following the conclusion of a software audit, Microsoft’s standard practice is to require an audited company to purchase licenses associated with


Important Tips for Resolving an SIIA Audit During or Immediately After a BSA Audit
  • Scott & Scott, LLP
  • USA
  • May 25 2016

Sometimes a company receives notices of audits from many publishers or trade associations at the same time. Often this is because multiple agencies