This comprehensive guide for management professionals discusses the IT-related legal issues faced by business and their staff on a daily basis. Legal concepts and terminology are notoriously difficult for non-specialists to get to grips with, especially in the fast-moving field of IT. This book explains, in plain English, the most relevant legal frameworks, with examples from actual case law used to illustrate the kinds of problems and disputes that most commonly arise.
Table of Contents
IT Contracts; Systems Procurement Contracts; Implementing New Systems; Avoiding Employment Problems; Instructing an IT Consultant; Intellectual Property Law for Computer Users; Escrow; Outsourcing; Data Protection; Setting Up Joint Ventures; Resolving Disputes
Jeremy Newton is a partner in the Technology Group at UK law firm Nabarro Nathanson and is noted as a 'leader in the field' in Chambers Guide to the Legal Profession. Jeremy Holt is the head of the Computer Law Group of Clark Holt Commercial Solicitors and the Secretary of the Law Specialist Group of the British Computer Society.