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Electronic commerce relies on the new wave of technologies associated with the internet. It raises significant legal and regulatory issues. This course reviews the existing legal and regulatory regimes applying to E-business and critically examines the need, and proposals, for reform. Topics covered will focus on three primary areas of legal regulation, transactional regulation including contract law and consumer protection; digital and internet related regulatory issues including privacy, internet content and intellectual property protection; and industry sector specific regulation such as banking, securities, gaming and software technology.