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Outsourcing Transactions: A Practical Guide
By: John Beardwood, B.A., M.A., LL.B, Gabriel M.A. Stern, B.A., J.D., Ph.D.
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Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP Edited by: John Beardwood and Gabriel M.A. Stern With a special emphasis on technology, and a variety of useful precedent agreements, this service expertly guides you through each stage of the outsourcing process. From planning to negotiation, to implementation, the authors rely on their years of experience to ensure the book meets the needs of today's outsourcing practitioner. Create win-win relationships with authoritative insight on:
  • The RFP process
  • Pricing and payment
  • Benchmarking and its alternatives
  • Implementation, governance and administration
  • Privacy issues
  • Exit strategies
  • Issues in Eastern Europe, UK and Quebec
  • Cross-border transactions and offshore outsourcing . . . and more
Continually updated, new chapters include:
  • Anti-Spam legislation and outsourcing
  • Bankruptcy and insolvency issues
  • Insurance issues
  • Mismanagement of outsourcing transactions
  • Outsourcing in the UK
Outsourcing involves many areas of law such as employment, pension, tax, and IT. This looseleaf service includes chapters on each of these subjects written by experts in those fields. Carswell eReference Library™ is a virtual library that allows subscribers to access print looseleaf products whose contents have been made available in an online format. Subscribe to any eReference looseleaf and you get online access for an unlimited number of users at the same location. It's like getting unlimited copies for the price of one. In addition to being cost-effective, every eReference looseleaf offers the convenience of seamlessly integrated updates and the efficiency of searching and tracking features. Each title is available in two subscription options – print with online access or online access only. For more information visit
About the Author
John P. Beardwood, B.A., M.A., LL.B., is a partner of Fasken Martineau DuMoulin (Toronto), engaged in a corporate/commercial practice, with an emphasis on outsourcing and procurement, technology and privacy law related matters. John is regularly listed among the world's preeminent internet and e-commerce lawyers in Who's Who Legal - The International Who's Who of Business Lawyers where, in addition to being referred to as "an authority on outsourcing" in the guide to Internet and E-Commerce Lawyers, he has been identified as being both one of the two most highly nominated Canadian lawyers in the guide, and one of the ten "most highly regarded individuals" globally; and is also consistently included as a leading lawyer in the Internet & e-Commerce chapter of Who's Who Legal: Canada. He is listed in Chambers Global – The World's Leading Lawyers for Business, for Information Technology, as "very effective, efficient and remarkably accessible." He is consistently recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada for information technology law, and highly recommended as an outsourcing practitioner in the PLC Which Lawyer? Yearbook and in the PLC Outsourcing Handbook. John receives rave reviews as 'a go-to expert in Canada for privacy and IT law from The Legal 500. His biography is included in the Canadian Who's Who. John is the Past President of the International Technology Lawyers Association ("ITechLaw"). John is Co-Chair of the National Technology and Intellectual Property Practice Group; Co-Chair of the National Outsourcing Practice Group; and Vice-Chair of the Privacy and Information Protection Practice Group.
Gabriel Stern, B.A., J.D., Ph.D., is a senior associate at the law firm Fasken Martineau DuMoulin (Toronto). He practices in the area of Information Technology law as part of the firm's Business Law section and Information Technology group. Gabriel has broad experience with information technology, consumer protection, privacy, record retention, health sector and intellectual property-related matters. Gabriel has assisted with outsourcing, procurement, licensing, privacy, and e-commerce transactions. He has drafted and negotiated a wide range of agreements, including procurement documents (requests for proposals, master service agreements and related materials), purchasing terms and conditions, software agreements (including licenses and software and system maintenance and support agreements), e-commerce and website terms and conditions, and privacy agreements. Gabriel has also drafted numerous record retention policies, privacy policies and provided advice in connection with freedom of information requests. Gabriel has spoken on various information technology-related issues, has been interviewed by the National Post on a court case establishing domain names as property, and has co-authored numerous publications dealing with information technology, outsourcing and privacy-related issues. Gabriel is also currently a lecturer at the Chang School of Continuing Education at Ryerson University, where he teaches a class on issues in information technology law and an introductory class in Business Law. Gabriel graduated from the University of Toronto Faculty of Law where he served as Editor-in-Chief of the University of Toronto Faculty of Law Review. Gabriel also holds a Ph.D. from McGill University, where he has taught as a sessional lecturer. He summered and articled with Fasken Martineau and joined the firm as an associate in September 2008. While summering with the firm, he was seconded to TD Bank.