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Contract Corner: Planning for a Change in Service Providers

USA - January 21 2021 Planning for a change in service providers can sometimes feel like a logistical nightmare, but with proper planning and a long-term outlook, you can…

Contract Corner: Acceptance Requirements in Service Agreements

USA - January 14 2021 The inclusion of acceptance requirements, including acceptance criteria for key activities and deliverables, within a service agreement can provide a…

Contract Corner: SaaS and Cloud Services Solutions - Operational vs. Customer Business Data and Who Gets to Use What

USA - January 13 2021 If you have been involved with SaaS agreements or agreements that are for, or are enabled by, cloud services, you have seen or even drafted…

European Commission Publishes the Digital Services Act

European Union - December 29 2020 The European Commission (Commission) published the first draft of the Digital Services Act (DSA) and the Digital Markets Act (DMA) on December 15 2020…

The Internet of Things Cybersecurity Improvement Act of 2020: IoT Goes Federal

USA - December 17 2020 The Internet of Things Cybersecurity Improvement Act of 2020 was signed into law on December 4, resulting in the first federal regulation of the…

European Commission Publishes Draft Article 28 Standard Contractual Clauses

European Union - December 10 2020 The European Commission (Commission) published draft Article 28 standard contractual clauses (Article 28 Clauses) last month for use between…

New York Reforms Automatic Renewal Laws

USA - December 3 2020 New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed New York State Senate Bill S01475, which reforms New York State law surrounding automatic renewals for consumer…

Artificial Intelligence and Intellectual Property: Transatlantic Approaches

European Union, United Kingdom, USA - November 25 2020 The World Intellectual Property Office (WIPO) held its third “Conversation on Intellectual Property and Artificial Intelligence” on November 4, 2020…

California Passes the California Privacy Rights Act of 2020

USA - November 19 2020 The California Privacy Rights Act of 2020 (CPRA), which expands consumer privacy rights, passed as California Proposition 24 on November 3, 2020. The…

Contract Corner: The Purview Doctrine - Does a Guaranty Need to Be Reaffirmed When Amending a Guaranteed Contract?

USA - November 11 2020 You signed a deal with the US subsidiary of an India-based service provider, and the Indian parent issued a guaranty. Several years later, you are…