The laws that apply to email

///The laws that apply to email
The laws that apply to email2017-12-07T07:00:58+02:00

Everyone is dependent on email. It is part of all our lives. But do we comply with the laws, rules, codes and standards that relate to email? Are you aware of the laws that apply to email? But more importantly, do you know what the laws mean for you practically when you are managing email? What are the important things you should be doing?

Attend a presentation, seminar, workshop, or executive briefing presented by an expert with practical experience. We also offer an eCourse on this topic.


  • Be aware of the risks related to email
  • Get an overview of email laws
  • Become sufficiently familiar with the general content of email laws to discharge your duties
  • Understand the context of email laws and how they interact

What do we cover?

  • An overview of email laws, rules, codes or standards
  • The top legal risks related to email
  • The benefits of complying with email law
  • Applying email law to some interesting topics. The practical application of the law.
  • Notifying people by email – is it legally effective
  • Retaining and archiving email
  • The legality of electronic invoices and statements
  • Email disclaimers
  • Monitoring email in the workplace
  • Email as evidence
  • Production of an email
  • Conclusion of agreements by email
  • Personal information and email
  • Take home points and action items

Course material

Receive a Guide to Email Compliance.

Who should attend?

  • Directors (executive and non-executive, CEOs and FDs) – to discharge their legal duties and direct the course of the organisation
  • CAEs, auditors and assurance providers (internal and external) – to audit and provide assurance regards email
  • CROs and Risk Managers – to manage email risks
  • CIOs and IT Managers – to manage email
  • IT Operators – to ensure that ICT operates
  • IT Security officers – to secure ICT
  • Information (protection) officers – to balance access to information and protection of information
  • IT Governance officers and specialists – to govern email
  • Compliance officers – to effectively comply with email laws
  • Consultants – to advise and provide solutions on email related issues
  • Legal advisors (corporate lawyers or in-house lawyers) – to provide good legal advice on email issues
  • Entrepreneurs (internet and technology) – to start and build email businesses

Who is the presenter?

One of the practical attorneys from Michalsons. We will pick the best attorney to present depending on the type of course, the date, the specific issues and the audience.

How long is it?

We provide this course in different formats. Public and private sessions for 45 minutes, half a day or a full day. We also provide it in the format of an eCourse, which you can do over the Internet at a time that is convenient for you. Enquire for details.


If you are interested, please complete the form on the right or enquire now. We will contact you to find out more about your requirements and give you a quote.


We are happy to hold the event at your venue. If you want a personal in-house session at your offices, please contact us and we will send you a quote.