Novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has completely rocked the business world and changed the operations and responses of companies around the globe.

Technology is business critical to every company and sector. Whether you are a supplier or a customer with ongoing tech contracts - our clients are already encountering numerous key issues including:

  • Supply chain issues
  • Continuity of service issues
  • Disputes concerning outsourcings
  • Software licensing
  • Force majeure and or frustration claims
  • Threats of suspension or termination
  • Non-payment for services
  • Fraud

In short - the perfect storm for technology disputes.

DLA Piper’s Tech Disputes team provide a bespoke managed service for all your needs wherever and whenever they arise. Our primary objective is to manage the risk as cost effectively and responsibly as possible and navigate your way through the lifecycle of your dispute. For a breakdown of what you should consider when a dispute first hits your desk, read this WIN Wise article.

These are extraordinary times and circumstances. To support our clients at this most turbulent time - we are offering to triage your business critical queries and issues with a one hour confidential complimentary advice call.* This service will include a consultation in conference call with members of our dedicated Tech Disputes team who will field your initial queries and recommend a legal, commercial and operational strategy in accordance with your objectives to enable you to understand the risks and help you to resolve your dispute.

If you would like the support of the Tech Team Triage Service please contact us at [email protected] and provide the names of the parties involved so that we can first carry out a conflict search before arranging a call with you.

**Subject to undertaking a preliminary conflicts check.

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