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Cloud Computing 2017: Key Issues and Practical Guidance

Event Date: 05/01/2017

PLI's Conference Center
1177 Avenue of the Americas, 2nd floor (entrance on 45th Street)
New York, New York 10036

LeClairRyan's Janine Bowen and John Hutchins, shareholders in the firm's Atlanta, Ga., office, will participate in PLI's Cloud Computing 2017: Key Issues and Practical Guidance.

Why You Should Attend

This program will provide practical advice on understanding the context and business realities around which cloud computing exists, understanding key terms for cloud computing contracts, help organizations considering the purchase of cloud services to understand vendor and customer obligations and responsibilities associated with cloud computing services, provide information to cloud service vendors on the compliance obligations and concerns most important to potential purchasers, offer insight to consider for policies and procedures to help protect sensitive data in the cloud, assist in planning for transfers of data between cloud computing vendors, and focus on the unique challenges that cloud presents in litigation . This is an opportunity to hear from industry experts who will help you understand and prepare for the important changes inherent in the shift to cloud computing.

What You Will Learn

  • How cloud computing technology works and the inherent operational risks
  • How data security may be enhanced, or hampered by, using cloud computing facilities
  • Critical factors to consider with respect to government or other third party access to data in the cloud and how the legal landscape is changing to address those concerns
  • Practical and contractual remedies to help secure corporate assets and intellectual property
  • Your options in contract negotiations with cloud computing vendors, and likely leverage points
  • Navigating international issues when deploying cloud solutions

CLE credits (ethics and general) are available per state bar approval.

Visit PLI's website to register.