The legal risks of conducting business online change every day as new technologies are introduced to the market. These technologies pose important problems to legislators that need quick and effective solutions.
The difference between the rates at which e-business technology develops to the rate at which legal framework and rules develop is substantial.
Legal risks have not been studied in relation to construction e-business.
These risks are identified and discussed in the following sections.
- contract formation
- validity and errors
- jurisdiction, privacy, authentication, attribution, non-repudiation and agency.