Outsourcing transactions present complex legal and business challenges. Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie's attorneys help our clients address these challenges with practical and creative solutions.
In addition to understanding both sides of the transaction, our attorneys are experienced in the areas of technology transactions, corporate finance, labor and employment, compensation and benefits, tax and international outsourcing issues. Our attorneys strive to make the structuring, negotiating and drafting process or, as applicable, the renegotiating or terminating process, cost effective, expeditious and less adversarial.
Our attorneys also have experience negotiating outsourcing-related technology transactions such as strategic alliances, joint ventures and application service provider relationships.
The following is a representative sample of outsourcing transactions in which our attorneys advised clients:
- Represented major outsourcing service provider in $300 million transaction in which service provider acquired, integrated and operated information technology (IT) departments of consortium of healthcare-related entities.
- Represented large business process outsourcing (BPO) service provider in transactions with Applications Support and Management (ASM) service providers in India in which two Indian companies were to provide ASM services.
- Represented major international venture capital firm in transaction with major international retailer (that operates stores directly and through franchisees) in their formation of a new, independent entity to (i) develop, design and operate the exclusive Internet presence and e-commerce site affiliated with the retailer, (ii) develop certain products and brands and (iii) create certain marketing and shoppers' affinity programs.
- Represented venture-backed digital rights management company in transaction with international software company in which digital rights management company obtained exclusive rights to develop, operate and distribute online the software company's proprietary software.
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