This tool for businesses and lawyers involved in electronic commerce includes checklists and practical advice on the principal pitfalls relating to the Internet and email, and how to exploit the new technologies to advantage. Written by a solicitor who advises on these issues, it seeks to provide a simple summary of the relevant legal issues. It is up to date, including details of the Electronic Communications Act 2000, the EU Electronic Commerce Directive and distance selling regulations, as well as other, more established, relevant statutes. All areas of e-commerce law - from shopping on the Internet to trade mark and domain name disputes and employment law to contract terms - are covered. The author avoids jargon to present information in an accessible style for everyone working in the new electronic environment.