Legal Issues for Virtual Enterprises

Bremen, June 28th 2001
in the frame of ICE2001 Conference
Conference Center Bremen, Germany

projects joint workshop

Event objectives

This workshop is jointly organised by two IST Projects funded by the European Commission: ALIVE (working group on Advanced Legal Issues in Virtual Enterprise) and eLEGAL (Specifying Legal Terms of Contract in ICT Environment); it is framed within the ICE2001 international conference, "Engineering the Knowledge Economy through the Co-operation".

The main purposes of the Workshop are:

The workshop will be focused on an open discussion aiming to:

Programme (preliminary, subject to changes)

Time Topic
8:30  Registration and Coffee
Morning session: Conceptual Framework
  • the Reference Taxonomy
  • the VE Legal Identity
  • eLEGAL: Specifying legal terms of Contract in ICT Environment
  • ICT based legal support for VEs in Construction: Current Status and Future requirements
12:30  Lunch
Afternoon session: 3 Business cases
  • Requirements for legal support to enable the uptake of ICT's in construction and Large Scale Engineering projects (eLEGAL project experience)
  • Virtual Enterprises in the Telecommunication sector
  • Virtual Enterprises in the Maritime sector (the Marvin experience)
15:30  Coffee Break
15:45  Roundtable with Questions/Answers
17:00  End
19:30  Conference Dinner


The workshop will be held in the framework of the ICE2001 conference on Day2 (28th of June 2001) workshop Nr.2 "Legal Issues". The participation to the Workshop requires the registration. To get more information please see the registration page at the ICE2001 site.