eLEGAL European project
IST-1999-20570
2000/11-2002/11
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Specifying Legal Terms of Contract in ICT Environment
 
The goal of eLEGAL is to define a framework for legal conditions and contracts regarding the use of ICT in project business. The project will specify user requirements, implement legal support tools and promote an enhanced business practice in which the use of ICT in inter-enterprise information exchange is contractually stipulated.

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Figure: eLEGAL environment and some key results

eLEGAL project will (1) define industrial requirements and (2) define the legal basis for contracts on ICT use in the virtual enterprise, (3) develop tools for contract negotiation and authoring, (4) test and validate results and (5) promote deployment by IT vendors, legal experts, manufacturing and construction industries, academia and standardisation.

The project consists of 7 Work Packages: (1) User requirements for legal support (2) Legal development (3) Tool development (4) Implementation (5) Dissemination & exploitation planning (6) Assessment and evaluation (7) Project management

Coordinator: Dr. Tarek Hassan, Loughborough University

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Mason
SEIB
OTT
Geodeco
VTT
ENeF
Ponton
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