Revising Master Service Agreements and Updating Key Provisions
Complying With Laws, Recitals, Notice, Codes of Conduct, Assignments, Links, Security Audits, Data Privacy, Insurance
Recording of a 90-minute CLE video webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will guide counsel seeking to revise current master service agreements (MSAs) to reflect the issues related to the economic environment and global pandemic. The panel will guide counsel on the provisions of service agreements that should be examined and updated to reflect the clients' needs in light of these business challenges.
- General provisions and contract assessment: 2021 considerations
- Compliance with laws
- Codes of conduct
- Security audits
- Data privacy
The panel will review these and other relevant topics:
- What recital provisions should be updated due to name or address changes or acquisition which occurred in 2020?
- How do laws approved in 2020 change provisions in MSAs related to auto-renewals and limitation of damages?
- How does work-from-home change MSA provisions related to insurance or notice?
- What are the other major considerations related to MSA revisions in 2021?
Zachary S. Davis
Mr. Davis is an experienced construction and design attorney who advises clients in a broad spectrum of legal matters,... | Read More
Mr. Davis is an experienced construction and design attorney who advises clients in a broad spectrum of legal matters, with specific emphasis on resolving complex commercial disputes. He employs a proactive approach in assisting clients in developing pre-litigation and litigation avoidance strategies. Mr. Davis’ clients have included corporations, business owners and entrepreneurs in the construction, real estate, technology, hospitality, telecommunications, financial services and insurance industries. As a member of firm’s Construction and Design practice group, he has significant experience drafting and negotiating project agreements. Mr. Davis also advises clients as issues arise during the course of a project and has successfully resolved disputes in multiple forums, including mediation, arbitration and litigation.Close
Joshua R. (Josh) Garber
Law Offices of Joshua R. Garber
Mr. Garber is dedicated to representing startups, public companies, and other businesses with a focus on commercial... | Read More
Mr. Garber is dedicated to representing startups, public companies, and other businesses with a focus on commercial contracts and employment law. He routinely assists companies with drafting, reviewing, and negotiating procurement agreements, NDAs, SaaS contracts, SOWs, and sales agreements. On the employment side, Mr. Garber assists companies in drafting their employee documents and policies, with contractor classification, and with internal workplace investigations.Close
Gabriela N. Smith
Ms. Smith is an experienced business attorney who assists her clients with international contractual and regulatory... | Read More
Ms. Smith is an experienced business attorney who assists her clients with international contractual and regulatory matters, as well as acts as outside general counsel to companies in the outsourcing, technology and professional services industries, providing general business law counsel and solutions. A leader within the Texas Bar, Ms. Smith is the Immediate Past Chair of the International Law Section of the Texas Bar, where she oversaw and led over 700 lawyers across Texas and the United States. She has served as M&A counsel to U.S. and foreign companies in multiple transactions across a broad range of industries, including the digital technology and human resources industries. Known for her technology transactions expertise, in 2017, Ms. Smith was the general counsel for the seller in the largest software product acquisition in Latin America with the acquisition of Grupo Synthesis by Linx S.A. (BVMF: LINX3).Close