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Ten Key Legal Concerns in E-Commerce Ventures and Contracts
IT managers must understand the legal issues – at least well enough to know when there is an issue. E-commerce is so new that lawyers (and the law) are having

legal structures  will apply. The e-commerce legal tool of choice is the contract. If parties can agree how matters will be handled and capture that agreement in a written contract, they can, in a meaningful way, establish the rules that will govern their arrangements. In other words, these contracts can provide some degree of certainty even in the rapidly changing arena of e-commerce law. We can also expect that as legislatures and judges try to catch the law up to developments in e-commerce, they will look at successful

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legal structures  The SEC has threatened legal action against at least one of the major consulting firms if the practice doesn't stop.. The SEC is also upset that some partners have (un)wittingly invested in companies that other partners are contractually engaged with. It is perhaps ironic when you consider the origins of the major management consulting practices were from the advent of computers back in the 50's and 60's. Computers freed accountants from the drudgery of number crunching, resulting in more time to review Read More

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