In May, Hunton & Williams is pleased to host in-person forums in its Charlotte and Dallas offices, bringing together industry experts in technology and procurement to discuss some of the most pressing legal and business issues facing customers in this space. These forums are hosted with the support of ISG. Our program topics include software audits and contract lifecycle management. These forums are designed to provide an in-depth understanding of these issues, as well as key practical and legal principles to apply on a routine basis. Continue Reading IT/Procurement Leadership Forum Hosted in Charlotte & Dallas

Emboldened by its recent victory in SAP v. Diageo (2017) EWHC (TCC) 189, SAP may become even more opportunistic when it comes to auditing its customers’ use of various SAP products. On February 16, 2017, the England and Wales High Court of Justice, Queen’s Bench Division (Technology and Construction Court) ruled that the use by Diageo’s sales representatives and customers of various software systems that pulled data from and pushed data to Diageo’s instance of mySAP ERP, even though there was no direct access to or use of mySAP ERP by such sales representatives or customers, constituted impermissible access to and use of mySAP ERP under Diageo’s license agreement with SAP. Continue Reading Heightened Audit Risk for Users of mySAP ERP and Other SAP Products

Hunton & Williams LLP is conducting a short survey seeking feedback on experience with contract life cycle management tools and practices.

Internal legal and procurement teams are under increasing pressure to perform their contracting functions “better, faster and cheaper.” But even among the Global 2000, many of these teams may lack the people, processes, tools and senior management support to make that happen. Our 5-Minute Survey investigates the state of play at major businesses in contracting processes and contract life cycle management. Continue Reading Take Our 5-Minute Survey on Contract Life Cycle Management

On May 11, 2016, Hunton & Williams LLP and client Axalta Coating Systems, LLC, a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, were named 2016 ACC Value Champions by the Association of Corporate Counsel (“ACC”). The two were recognized for their efforts in driving significant legal process improvement and savings, which resulted in exemplary change management and a comprehensive approach to value. Continue Reading Hunton & Williams and Axalta Recognized as 2016 ACC Value Champions