Since contracts, transactions and disputes relating to information assets can involve parties, actions and evidence in multiple distinct jurisdictions, it may be advantageous for entities to clarify existing rules or presumptions regarding the laws pertinent to IAP. Additionally, assuming disputes related to IAP may involve complex factual situations as well as parties — with actions and evidence that can span multiple jurisdictions — it may be necessary to develop non-judicial means, including arbitration, for resolving issues.
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