We’ve handled some of the world's largest and most complex technology-driven transactions and sourcing arrangements for clients on both sides of the deal and across a range of industries, giving us a 360-degree perspective and earning us a great deal of credibility and trust around the deal table that enables us to shape transactions tactically, work collaboratively with all parties and reach resolutions quickly.
Our team can guide you through the entire lifecycle of your technology or sourcing transaction, from strategic planning and the Request for Proposal or Request for Information stages through contract negotiation and deal closing and post-signing issues, including renegotiation and exit strategies, transitioning back and ramping down. We provide creative ideas for gaining bonus benefits from outsourcing relationships, including options for gain sharing or opportunities to seize and market any resulting intellectual property. Members of our team also have extensive experience counseling on issues related to the intellectual property licensing and ownership issues in technology-driven transactions.
Our Technology Transactions and Sourcing attorneys help customers and providers in:
Outsourcing–We handle information technology outsourcing (ITO) and business process outsourcing (BPO) across virtually all categories of outsourcing, including human resources, claims processing, back-office functions, finance and accounting, applications development and maintenance, hosting and facilities management.
Dispute Resolution and Litigation–As formal dispute resolution proceedings become more frequent, especially with large-scale enterprise projects, our cross-disciplinary team of litigators and information technology transactional attorneys work closely with clients throughout the process to develop intelligent, business-driven solutions that align with our client’s interests and minimize costs and business disruptions.
Cross-Border Agreements–Our team is experienced and adept at forging complex technology transactions involving companies in multiple jurisdictions, in particular arrangements involving resources based in India, where our integrated India affiliate office provides exceptional guidance and on-the-ground support. Clients who pursue transactions involving global service delivery models rely on us to manage issues unique to these complex cross-border deals, including allocating currency exchange and inflation risks, and dealing with data privacy and export controls.