GTC Law Group’s Tony Decicco presented at Black Duck Software’s conference, Flight Amsterdam 2018

GTC Law Group’s Tony Decicco presented at Black Duck Software’s conference in Amsterdam on May 16, 2018.  The presentation, titled “Don’t Let Open Source Software Kill Your Deal: Recent Trends Impacting M&A and Other Transactions,” covered: The impact of open source software on transactions, whether licensing, mergers, acquisitions, IPOs, financing, insurance or loans Recent trends, including the prevalence of representation and warranty insurance, heightened focus on security vulnerabilities and increasing litigation Compliance best practices and avoiding unnecessary due diligence    

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GTC Law Group’s Laila Paszti was a speaker at the Global Blockchain Expo in London, UK

GTC Law Group’s Laila Paszti was a speaker at the Global Blockchain Expo in London, UK on April 19, 2018. She participated in the “Smart Contract Management & Innovation” panel and discussed topics including: Understanding the legal implications of smart contracts Smart contract best practices Various use cases for smart contracts including in digital identity, healthcare, and supply chain related applications

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GTC Law Group’s Tony Decicco presented a webinar with Black Duck Software, titled “Introduction to Open Source Software & Licensing”

GTC Law Group’s Tony Decicco presented a webinar with Black Duck Software on May 9, 2018.  The webinar, titled “Introduction to Open Source Software & Licensing,” covered: Brief history and definition of open source The most popular open source licenses and their obligations Compliance best practices Materials available upon request. Please contact Anthony Decicco at adecicco@gtclawgroup.com.

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GTC Law Group’s Tony Decicco and Leon Schwartz presented a webinar with Black Duck Software, titled “Winning the Cage Match: Successfully Navigate Open Source Software Issues in M&A”

GTC Law Group’s Tony Decicco and Leon Schwartz presented a webinar with Black Duck Software on April 26, 2018.  The webinar, titled “Winning the Cage Match: Successfully Navigate Open Source Software Issues in M&A,” covered:   Key open source software-related issues and deal points from the perspective of buyer/investor vs. seller/investee at every stage of a transaction Key legal and technical risks, as well as strategies for mitigating them and smoothing negotiations How to avoid protracted due diligence and get better deal terms, increasing overall value

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