A Manager's Guide to IT Law

A Manager's Guide to IT Law

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Businesses face a legal minefield when it comes to information technology, with legislation covering issues as diverse as data protection, IT procurement, outsourcing and joint ventures. This guide provides plain-English explanations of all the relevant legislation, and includes examples from actual case law. "It is readable and provides practical advice . . . a valuable addition to my bookshelf" (British Journal of Healthcare Computing & Information Management).
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Product details

  • Paperback | 156 pages
  • 172 x 246 x 9mm | 362g
  • British Computer Society
  • Swindon, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1902505557
  • 9781902505558
  • 1,834,211

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This comprehensive guide for management professionals discusses the computer-related legal issues faced by businesses and their staff on a daily basis. 'A Managers Guide to IT Law' 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 arise most commonly. The contributors to this book have been handpicked for their breadth of knowledge
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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
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Written in plain English, it is readable, and provides practical advice... a valuable addition to my bookshelf. British Journal of Heathcare Computing & Information Management, February 2005
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About Jean Morgan

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.
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