Corporate Law Solicitors
A. Commercial – Advisory
We provide advice in the following areas: Advertising and Marketing Agency and distribution Anti-bribery compliance Collaboration Agreements Commercial due diligence Commission and introduction Agreement Confidentiality Agreements and Non-Disclosure Agreements Franchise Agreements Consumer Rights Data Protection and privacy Terms and conditions of business Trademark Registration Gaming & Lotteries Law
B. Commercial – Transactional
We provide advice in the following areas: Angel Investment Banking, Finance and Security Capital restructuring and re-organisations Company formations Corporate Finance Directors Duties Joint Ventures Mergers and Acquisitions Shareholders Agreements Venture Capital
C. Information Technology Law
We provide advice in the following areas: Software and hardware development agreements App Development contracts Telecommunications Terms of Business Website audits Website hosting and development agreements Website terms and conditions End User Licence Agreements Software as a Service Agreements Hosted Managed Services Agreement Software Escrow Agreements IT Dispute Resolution Services
D. Data Protection and GDPR
Under the GDPR all companies and businesses that collect or use personal data have duty to make sure that such data is protected and only used for the purposes that it was collected. Moreover, any company or business (a data controller) that allows such data to be used by a third party (a data processor) must have adequate contractual terms in place with the data processor to ensure compliance with GDPR. Additional considerations are required when a business or company wishes to transfer personal data in the EU to a country outside of the EU.
FOD Business Law are uniquely placed to help your business navigate these legal challenges helping you stay compliant with the GDPR, avoiding the heavy regulatory fines and negative publicity associated with the non-compliance.
E. Software Licensing Compliance – Legal Support
The vast majority of IT executives are not confident about software licensing compliance. Software Vendors continue to audit their customer base to determine whether they are compliant with often complex and disjointed software licensing contracts leading to protracted and costly settlements.
Whether you are an established IT business that is facing a large compliance settlement finding or you are a new IT Software business struggling with how you should license your software and structure your commercial contracts FOD Business Law is uniquely placed in the Irish Legal Market to provide the technical knowledge and the legal acumen to solve such problems.
We offer the following software license services:
Licensing Audit Defense – Legal Support Identify software installs/deployments Identify discrepancies Vendor Audit project management & representation Stakeholder engagement Data protection Settlement negotiations Regular contract Health checks
Contract Advisory Services Vendor risk assessment End User License Agreements Vendor contract management system License procurement negotiations Audit clause negotiation License transfer & Third Party Rights to Use Framework Master Software Agreements Mergers & Acquisition Software Due Diligence
You have a great business idea and you want to start your entrepreneurial journey. Where do you start? That’s the most often question we hear at FOD Business Law. You start with contacting FOD Business Law. These formative weeks and months of getting a business up and running can be time consuming and often stressful. Most startups fail to materialise in this period. At FOD business law we are well placed to help you navigate these legal and business challenges.
If you would like to learn more about what FOD Business Law can offer your company please contact us at email@example.com