Predictions for 2003

We asked a number of legal IT experts to offer their predictions for 2003.


m-commerce: payments and security

The expected explosion in e-commerce requires a solution to the problems that arise with payments, and the ever-present security threat. Christopher Scroggs and Rebecca Nugent of Laytons examine the issues.


Data Protection – Review and Round-up

The data protection year has been as busy as ever. In this swift round-up, Rosemary Jay of Masons describes the principal developments.


Dinner in Honour of Alan Brakefield

After 29 years as Treasurer of the Society for Computers & Law, Alan Brakefield is retiring from that post. A dinner was held in his honour at the House of Lords on Tuesday 17 December.


The e-Summit

A report on the meeting of 19 November at the QEII Conference Centre by Eduardo Ustaran, Chairman of the SCL Internet Interest Group and solicitor at Berwin Leighton Paisner, London.


SCL IT Award Finalists

The shortlist for the SCL IT Award has been announced. Laurence Eastham contacted the runners; he gives a brief description of each and comments on their chances for those stopping off at Ladbrokes on the way to the ceremony.


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