The rapid assimilation by the business world of the electronic technologies has affected the way that most organisations conduct their business. For some, the change has been transforming, for others the effect is more marginal but almost all have made changes to their operational practices.
The law has not been slow to catch up and a good deal of legislation is now in place.
In parallel with the development of E-Law has been the introduction of legislation on Data Protection.
As with any area of commercial law, all firms must make themselves aware of the main provisions, to ensure that they comply.