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UPDATE: Preparing For (and Surviving) Your Oracle Audit – What Have We Learned in the Past Two Years?

October 8, 2019 • Webinar

Starts: 1:30 PM (EDT)
Ends: 2:30 PM (EDT)

In the fall of 2017 Crowell & Moring hosted a webinar on the emerging topic of “Preparing For (and Surviving) Your Oracle Audit.” This webinar highlighted the ubiquity of Oracle software (with Oracle itself reports that 97% of Fortune 500 companies license its products), outlined Oracle’s secondary reputation for its hardline auditing techniques and offered tips and tricks for handling and understanding the inevitable Oracle audit.

Now, two years later, Arthur S. Beeman and Joel T. Muchmore, the lead attorneys in Mars v. Oracle (still the only publicly-filed complaint confronting Oracle’s infamous licensing and auditing techniques), are revisiting the topic of software licensing audits with the benefit of two additional years of front-line experience.

The bottom line is still the same: if you are facing a software licensing audit -- Oracle or otherwise -- it pays to be prepared.

In this 60 minute webinar, Art and Joel continue helping you prepare by addressing:
  • Emerging trends in Oracle’s typical audit “script”
  • Responding to Oracle’s requests and findings
  • New methods of closing audits without compromising your interests
  • New developments regarding Oracle licensing litigation
  • New licensor players in the world of weaponized software audits
  • Emerging trends disastrous ERP installation failures
  • The emerging role of Java in Oracle’s audit script

Contact: Nicole Steckman (

Crowell & Moring Participant(s):
Arthur (Art) Beeman
Partner – San Francisco
Phone: +1 415.365.7280
Joel T. Muchmore
Partner – San Francisco
Phone: +1 415.365.7202
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