Cloud 2.0

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Event date: 
Tuesday, October 6, 2015 (All day)
Name of Organization: 
Thomson Reuters
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View brochure here: Cloud 2.0 – Drafting And Negotiating Effective Cloud Computing Agreements

Cloud 2.0 is here and as customers grow more sophisticated, Cloud computing agreements are evolving to meet regulatory and legal environments and increasing customer needs. However, as the cloud market matures, not all Cloud computing agreements are created equal. Using a balanced approach, we will teach you to understand Cloud agreements, separating the “buzz” from the Cloud. We will offer you practical guidance to drafting and negotiating effective Cloud computing agreements, taking into account the technological, business and legal considerations of your organization’s use of Cloud computing technologies and Cloud providers.

Join us and the experts from law firms and industry who will help demystify Cloud 2.0, answer your Cloud computing questions and discuss both the strategic opportunities and risk management priorities surrounding your organization’s use of Cloud computing. Learn how to differentiate the good from the bad vendors and unbalanced agreements. We will provide you with practical information and approaches that will help you create useful Cloud computing agreements that meet your business and legal requirements. Since the Cloud is being used by virtually every enterprise and organization, this course is a must attend for Directors; Officers, Corporate Counsel and Risk Managers who need to understand how to negotiate and obtain effective Cloud computing agreements, harnessing the benefits and mitigating the risks of the Cloud and maximizing value for themselves and their companies.


  • Cloud 2.0 – Evolving Cloud Agreements and Current Contract Trends
  • Drafting Balanced Representations and Warranties/ Indemnities
  • Demystifying Service Level Agreements - Avoiding the “Gotchyas”
  • Best practices for Privacy and Data Security
  • Negotiating the Exit – Ensuring Successful Transition
  • Clouds for Financial Service Providers
  • Clouds for Healthcare Providers/Pharma



  • Lisa R. Lifshitz, Partner, Torkin Manes LLP


  • Sean Bhagwandin, Senior Legal Counsel, Apotex Inc.
  • Brian Bourne, President, Infrastructure Guardian Inc.
  • Sean Caragata, Director Legal Services, Cisco Systems
  • Eran Farajun, Executive Vice President, Asigra Inc.
  • Alaine C. Grand, VP Law, Janssen Inc.
  • C. Ian Kyer, In-house Counsel, RPM Technologies
  • John Le Blanc, Senior Legal Counsel, Scotia Bank Legal Department
  • Nadine Letson, Senior Corporate Counsel, Microsoft Canada Inc.
  • Charles McCarragher, Senior Legal Counsel, TD
  • Vipul N. Nishawala, Partner, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • Rajeev Sharma, Sharma Lawyers
  • Matthew Snell, GTS Canada Senior Counsel, IBM Canada
  • Daniel Tobok, Managing Director, Security Consulting and Forensics, TELUS