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EDI and the Law

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ISBN13: 9780863531705
ISBN: 0863531709
Published: January 1989
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

No direct case law exists for electronic data interchange. The very nature of this new technology challenges traditional legal concepts. In this fast-moving field practice is far ahead of the law itself and in EDI even the absence of paper raises difficulties. The legal issues of paperless trading need to be sorted out quickly as EDI is adopted widely. This new book explains the current situation.

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Part 1 Legal issues of EDI: evidential issues of EDI; contractual issues of EDI; liability Issues of EDI.
Part 2 solutions; international trade law and UNCID; interchange agreements the European Community and EDI; technical solutions.
Part 3 Electronic contracting in the US introduction: analysis of legal aspects; drafting considerations for trading partner agreements; efforts to resolve the legal problems.
Part 4 Dispute resolution: the use of ""alternative dispute resolution"" in resolving disputes involving EDI; expert arbitration in information technology (IT).