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OCIE Cautions Advisers About Outsourcing Compliance Activities
As part of its Outsourced CCO Initiative, OCIE examined 20 registered advisers and funds that outsource their compliance activities to assess the effectiveness of outsourced compliance programs and CCOs.
United States
19 Nov 2015
Alternative Offshore Outsourcing Structures - February 2015
Offshore outsourcing retains an allure that the growth of hybrid cloud services and service integrator delivery models cannot entirely dispel.
United States
5 Feb 2015
A Better Way Out? Exit Services In Outsourcing
As with any business relationship, the end of an outsourcing can be a difficult time. Happy, trouble-free exits are rare.
United States
16 Jun 2014
Global Sourcing Trends In 2013
Every year, we survey Morrison & Foerster’s Global Sourcing Group lawyers around the world to create a snapshot of the current state of the global outsourcing market and to identify emerging trends that are likely to shape that market over the next 12 months.
United States
7 May 2013
Planning For Outsourcing’s Exit
As the average duration of outsourcing contracts continues to become shorter, the issue of exit grows in importance.
United States
29 May 2012
Global Sourcing Trends In 2012
Every year, we survey Morrison & Foerster’s Global Sourcing Group lawyers in Asia, Europe, and the United States to create a snapshot of the current state of the world’s outsourcing market and to identify emerging trends that are likely to shape that market over the next 12 months.
13 Mar 2012
Changes to SAS 70: Are you Ready?
Compliance audits of outsourcing service provider arrangements have become increasingly common over the past few years, especially for service scope affecting public companies’ financial reporting.
United States
17 Jan 2011
The Butterfly Effect: Outsourcing, the USA PATRIOT Act and OFAC
As a demonstration of the butterfly effect of chaos theory, changes made to U.S. law after the 9/11 terror attacks are now being raised as blockages on the competitiveness of U.S.-based outsourcing and IT services companies when competing for business in Europe and Asia.
United States
23 Dec 2010
The Changing Face of Outsourcing and the HR Function
This article assesses the likely HR implications of recent changes in the structure of the outsourcing market. It also suggests ways in which the HR function can become a contributor of solutions, not obstacles, to the smooth running of outsourcing projects.
United States
22 Sep 2010
Alternative Offshore Outsourcing Structures
In these troubled times, offshore outsourcing retains an allure for businesses. There are still significant savings to be attained from leveraging the benefits of lower offshore operating costs.
United States
4 Apr 2010
The Bskyb And EDS Litigation: The Lies, The Costs And The Dog With The MBA
A long-awaited judgment by an English court could have significant implications for the IT industry, both in the United Kingdom and globally. It also shows where to go if you want to get your dog an MBA.
4 Feb 2010
Global Sourcing Trends In 2010
In outsourcing terms, the verdict on 2009 was "it could have been so much worse." Cost cutting was the main driver and re-negotiation the main activity.
United States
31 Jan 2010
Outsourcing And The Economic Crisis, Part IV: Crunch Sourcing - The New Economics Of The Outsourcing Market
The world is now deep enough into the current recession that it’s possible to draw some clear conclusions as to how the global outsourcing market is being affected.
United States
30 Apr 2009
Outsourcing And The Economic Crisis, Part III: Post-Merger Technology Integration
In our previous updates, we discussed outsourcing as a tool for significantly reducing costs (“Outsourcing Services in the Face of an Economic Downturn”) and possible strategies for restructuring existing outsourcing deals as we head into a long-term global recession (“Restructuring Existing Outsourcings”).
United States
1 Apr 2009
Outsourcing Services In The Face Of An Economic Downturn
In previous recessions, outsourcing activity has actually increased. Is history likely to repeat itself? And, if it does, what particular features of the current outsourcing and offshoring industries are outsourcers likely to use most?
European Union
7 Nov 2008
Ten Steps Towards A Successful Document Management Outsourcing
Despite the proliferation of new digital technologies, the reach of the Internet and a decline in data storage costs, business still relies heavily on paper as a communication medium.
United States
10 Apr 2008
Global Sourcing Trends In 2008
"At the start of 2008, we have once again surveyed the lawyers in Morrison & Foerster’s Global Sourcing Group in key markets in the United States, Europe, and Asia."
United States
28 Feb 2008
A Guide to the Impact of SAS 70 on Outsourcing Projects
The worlds of outsourcing and U.S. financial regulation are beginning to coincide.
United States
25 Jan 2008
Because Change Happens - How To Ensure Flexibility In Your Outsourcing Arrangements?
In these fast changing times, many technology outsourcing arrangements seem to be out-of-date almost as soon as they are signed. Strategic changes, market changes, technology changes, and legal and regulatory changes could all mean that your hard-fought outsourcing deal no longer meets your needs.
United States
18 Jan 2008
Managing Legal Risk In A Multisource Environment
There has been a clear trend over the past couple of years for more and more businesses to move away from full scope, full service IT services and outsourcing contracts.
United States
28 Sep 2007
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