Practising Law Institute (PLI) has announced the release of their newest Treatise title, Insurance and Investment Management M&A Deskbook.
An evolving regulatory landscape and changing economic conditions continue to affect business organization and capital requirements in the global insurance industry, leading to new participants, new transactions, and new challenges. PLI’s new Insurance and Investment Management M&A Deskbook provides attorneys with an essential reference to keep up with emerging trends in insurance and investment management M&A.
The Deskbook covers topics such as acquisitions of public insurance companies, blocks of insurance business and private acquisitions; the regulatory environment of the insurance industry and the financial services industry; investment in the insurance industry by private equity and pension funds; and the expansion of insurance industry participants into emerging markets around the globe. The Deskbook also provides specific guidance for understanding Lloyd’s of London and the M&A market for mutual life insurers.
Practising Law Institute (PLI) has announced the release of their newest Treatise title, TechnologyTransactions: A Practical Guide to Drafting and Negotiating Commercial Agreements.
In a world that is increasingly focused on technological innovation, Technology Transactions: A Practical Guide to Drafting and Negotiating Commercial Agreements provides the reader with the tools necessary to draft, review and negotiate technology transaction agreements with the confidence that he or she is properly addressing the most important issues.
This comprehensive title walks the reader through the major legal considerations that surround any technology transaction, including knowledge of the:
- Intellectual property basics
- Regulatory framework of the Internet and domain name system
- Digital Millennium Copyright Act
Technology Transactions also provides a complete discussion of the many privacy considerations that must be kept in mind in an agreement to leverage any emerging technology. Considerations under the following statutes are discussed:
- The Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act
- The Childrens Online Privacy and Protection Act (COPPA) as well as the many protections that are afforded to international data transfers
The first eight chapters of Technology Transactions discuss specific types of commercial agreements often used in technology transactions, including:
- Software license agreements
- Software development agreements
- Reseller agreements
- Cloud computing agreements
- Domain name transactions
- Technology licensing and IP-centric joint ventures
- Technology escrow agreements
- Non-disclosure agreements
Technology Transactions provides practical examples, including nine form agreements, as well as practice tips on how to avoid common and uncommon legal traps for the unwary.
If you’d like to order Technology Transactions: A Practical Guide to Drafting and Negotiating Commercial Agreements, please email the PLI Library Help Desk or call 877-900-5291.