September 22, 2011
On March 29, 2011, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) published for industry comment Proposed Rule 31901, which clarifies the scope of its members' obligations and supervisory responsibilities for functions which they outsource to a third-party service provider.
March 17, 2009
Few of us, even over the course of long careers, have experienced the disruptions that we are witnessing in the financial services industry today, and certainly not to the extent of what has to be termed a crisis.
February 3, 2009
Since there is a proven correlation between a slowing economy and increased litigation, we can expect to see a surge of litigation due to the financial crisis.
November 2, 2007
Companies involved in outsourcing arrangements sometimes find themselves considering termination of the agreement because the service provider’s deliverables are not meeting contractual expectations.
August 1, 2007
Equity ownership or joint venture creation can sweeten a deal with a vendor. But it’s essential to look before you leap.
February 2, 2007
Compliance with law is a distinctly challenging issue in any outsourcing transaction.
August 1, 2006
With its near-shore location and a strong domestic IT market, Brazil is actively promoting itself as an IT services offshore destination.
May 1, 2006
Organizations preparing to outsource one or more significant business functions invariably seize on governance as the key to their success.
May 1, 2006
Contract Law 101. Every first-year law student learns an established tenet of contract law: a contract memorializes the meeting of the minds of the parties to the contract.