Are Your Emails Binding Contracts?

Law360, New York (December 5, 2011, 12:56 PM EST) -- The constant use of emails in daily business transactions can obscure our appreciation of the unintended effects of this form of "writing." This article addresses the issues to be aware of in email communications in connection with real estate transactions, particularly whether and when an informal email or reply can be construed as forming a binding contract, which is an important issue to be considered in all types of business transactions.

Electronic Transactions Statutes

In 2000, the U.S. Congress passed the Electronic Signatures in Global and...
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