Systems integration and ERP implementations frequently require significant investment of time and resources and pose significant risk to the business operations of the customer. The leading service providers are very sophisticated and are careful to structure transactions to minimize their risk in the event that the implementation goes off track. Our attorneys have significant experience working with clients in each phase of a complex systems integration or ERP implementation, including development of business requirements and technical specifications, preparation of the request for proposal, evaluation and selection of the service provider, negotiation of a definitive agreement and management of the project. We have helped clients to structure transactions in a manner that assisted in holding the service provider accountable for the success of the project, preserves leverage throughout the process and results in competitive prices.