November 3-4, 2016
PLI New York Center
1177 Avenue of the Americas, (2nd floor)
New York, New York 10036


As information technology (ITO) and business process outsourcing (BPO) have become standard corporate practice among small and large enterprises, the range of services and providers has grown exponentially. Rapid technological advances, allowing for greater efficiencies in delivering those services and, resultantly, a more diverse profile of service providers, have changed how sourcing agreements are negotiated and renegotiated. More than ever, counsel representing clients and suppliers alike must be prepared for the relentless pace of technological change and its undeniable impact on sourcing agreements.

Attend PLI’s Outsourcing 2016, the leading program of its kind, as it covers the very latest legal issues and insights in such a dynamic time for this unique practice area. Our esteemed faculty includes some of the nation’s most respected counsel from the practice, representing perspectives from the client and supplier sides and they are eager to share their experiences with you.

2016’s agenda features timely new topics, including outsourcing deal renegotiations, litigation and ADR considerations in the outsourcing context, as well as a primer on counseling suppliers to negotiate contracts. Attendees will learn the foundational aspects of an outsourcing agreement, from the outsourcing process itself to the anatomy of a Master Services Agreement along with varying financial and pricing structures and how to address intellectual property considerations. Join your colleagues for this current and insightful program and takeaway useful lessons that can be immediately applied to your practice.


  • The Outsourcing Process and a masterclass on Master Services Agreements
  • Outsourcing Deal Renegotiations – NEW for 2016
  • Practical Considerations Regarding Litigation and ADR – NEW for 2016
  • Counseling Suppliers for Successful Negotiations – NEW for 2016
  • Negotiating Cloud Services – 2016 market survey findings
  • Intellectual Property Issues in sourcing agreements
  • Privacy and Data Security – key terms and conditions
  • Modeling pricing schemes and financial deal structures


Earn up to one hour of Ethics credit!


Attorneys and compliance professionals involved with sourcing agreements should find this program timely and relevant.

Mayer Brown partner Brad Peterson will speak on a panel titled “The Outsourcing Process” and “Outsourcing Deal Renegotiations,” and partner Rebecca Eisner will speak on a panel titled “Privacy and Data Security in Outsourcing.”

For more information or to register, please visit the event website