Shearman & Sterling LLP multinational law firm headquartered in New York City, United States.

Event Oct 07, 2019

Building a Data Business Seminar

  • London

Partners Emma Maconick (Menlo Park-Intellectual Property Transactions), Nathan Greene (New York-Investment Funds) and Barney Reynolds (London-Financial Institutions Advisory & Financial Regulatory) discussed the business-planning considerations around building a data business, moderated by Of Counsel Simon Dodds (London-Financial Institutions Advisory & Financial Regulatory), who was formerly Co-General Counsel at Deutsche Bank. 

Topics included: 

  • Business structure, including factors around entity choice and branding 
  • Data sourcing and protection, including considerations around cybersecurity and customer expectations
  • Regulatory factors to consider, such as regulated data and outsourcing requirements
  • Data customer contracts, including how to approach reps/warranties and liabilities/disclaimers 
  • Intellectual property considerations, such as copyright, trade secrets and patents 
  • Tax considerations, including indirect tax