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The Millennium Bug

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ISBN13: 9780421660502
ISBN: 0421660503
Published: December 1998
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Price: Out of print



The potential impact of the turn of the century on microchip-driven systems, from cars to power stations, has been well-documented in recent months. Legal issues such as warranties and liabilities are still being contested. This special report comprises a series of articles examining the legal issues surrounding the impact of the Year 2000 problem, with specific reference to the computer, banking and insurance sectors. It includes a news section, which will carry the latest developments in international jurisdictions. * Detailed analysis of the Y2K problem from the viewpoint of the insurance, computer, banking and company lawyer * News section comprising bulletins from other jurisdictions on their domestic legal position for comparison.

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Contents:
Introduction by Gwynneth Flower, Chairman of Y2K Task Force. Insurance law: Y2K from the perspective of the insured/his broker; the underwriter; the reinsurer; the varying coverage impact of Y2K on different insurance products. Computer and telecoms law: Liability, tort and the duty to warn; practical approach to negotiating Y2K warranties; contractual liability; technical aspects of Y2K; UK/US comparative liability issues. Banking law: Millennium issues for capital markets; a Year 2000 litigation primer for banks; establishing a Year 2000 legal program. Company law : Corporate governance and the millennium bug; the Y2K pledge. News section.