Stibbe is organising a seminar in Amsterdam on 29 November 2019 concerning recent developments in the software market, potential new opportunities offering the right to respond to powerful suppliers, and the question of how these developing resources can be used effectively.
Challenges and solutions in the software market
The IT market is rumbling. Dutch CIOs recently sounded the alarm in the Financieele Dagblad about strangulation contracts, aggressive audit practices and huge claims for supplementary payments from large software suppliers. A counter-argument is that CIOs are not naïve. Is there a market failure or immaturity on the demand side? Is this discussion still relevant in the transformation to the cloud? What can the CIO do and what (new) resources can they use against powerful suppliers? When does it make sense to litigate? During the seminar, attendees will be given insights and tips from various jurisdictions, as well as a glimpse into an ongoing lawsuit in the US.