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Sourcing Interest Group Global Sourcing Summit

Loeb & Loeb LLP is pleased to announce that partners Kenneth AdlerIeuan Jolly and Steve Semerdjian will be speaking at the upcoming Sourcing Interest Group (SIG) 2012 Global Sourcing Summit.

From the conference website:

SIG's Global Summits are packed with the latest best practices, cost-cutting strategies, innovative processes, and risk-mitigation approaches. You'll hear from industry thought leaders and have the opportunity to network with like-minded professionals facing similar challenges.

SIG Summits are unlike any other events out there. SIG's explicit no-selling rules mean providers don't sell to corporate buyers. The result? A relaxed and open setting in which participants let their guard down and exchange practical solutions freely. Presentations are up-close and transparent; interactions are natural and direct. There's no better place to get trusted insight and make powerful connections. Period.

Selected Agenda
Tuesday, March 27, 2012
10:15AM - 11:15AM
- Outsourcing Unscripted - Part V - An Interactive Session Dealing With the Most Difficult Challenges Faced By Customers and Suppliers (CLE Session)

This interactive forum will focus on tackling the unique and most difficult challenges and issues facing customers and suppliers when establishing and managing outsourcing agreements and relationships. Suggested topics include:

  • How can outsourcing agreements yield a true partnership agreement?
  • What are the best collaboration models for getting customers and suppliers to work together effectively?
  • How best can customers/suppliers innovate in today’s market?
  • How are outsourcing strategies evolving in the light of the increasing sophistication of both customers and suppliers?
  • How can contracts be made more effective and flexible for both parties?
  • How well are risks shared between the customer and supplier? How can risks best be shifted to the party best able to manage the risks?
  • How can deal failure be averted?

Moderators:
Steve Semerdjian, Loeb & Loeb LLP
Michael Latchford, PA Consulting Group

Wednesday, March 28, 2012
2:20PM - 3:10PM
- What's All the Fuss About Data Security and Privacy Risks? A Practical Approach to Explain the Legalese


Why is there so much talk about data security and privacy concerns in each transaction? Are these real risks or just "buzz words" creating confusion? Can these risks be managed in a "cloud" environment? This session will feature industry experts who will translate the legalese, provide an update on latest developments, and discuss strategies for making real world assessments of data security and privacy risks and risk mitigation.


Speakers:
Kenneth Adler, Loeb & Loeb LLP
Richard Borden, Bank of America
Ieuan Jolly, Loeb & Loeb LLP