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Audit Defense, The Legal Perspective

ITAM Review Annual US Conference, September 2016

Software audits have become routine as publishers have proven that compliance claims get customers’ attention more than sales proposals. Most software license disputes are settled out of court, but what happens when you cannot negotiate a settlement with the publisher or one of its trade associations (BSA | The Software Alliance, The Software & Information Industry Association) because the settlement demands are too high? Software attorney Robert J. Scott gives real world examples of what happens when software audits wind up in court.