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Minimising Legal Risks in Electronic Contracting

McNamara, Judith & O'Shea, Kathryn L. (2007) Minimising Legal Risks in Electronic Contracting. In Collector (Collaborative Electronic Commerce Technology and Research) Conference, 9-11 December 2007, Melbourne.

Abstract

The use of information and communication technology (ICT) in electronic contracting has associated legal risks that must be addressed by contracting parties. The purpose of this paper is to identify the legal risks that may arise from the use of ICT in the electronic formation, administration and retention of contracts and to make recommendations to minimise these risks. The paper will conclude that collaboration platforms have the potential to minimise many of the risks associated with electronic contracting, provided they are used in conjunction with appropriate contractual provisions addressing the legal issues that arise

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ID Code: 12581
Item Type: Conference Paper
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Keywords: Electronic Contract Administration, Collaboration platforms Document retention, Variations and notices, Evidence
ISBN: 9781920927783
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100) > Commercial and Contract Law (180105)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > CRC Construction Innovation
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Past > Institutes > Information Security Institute
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2007 Judith McNamara and Kathryn O'Shea
Deposited On: 21 Feb 2008
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2012 23:35

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