The Year 2000 computer crisis (commonly know as Y2K) is rapidly approaching. Do you know how to prepare and position your corporate clients? This book reveals what steps companies should take now to protect themselves and how to analyze their litigation exposures and opportunities. The SEC recently promulgated heightened Y2K disclosure requirements; do you know what they are? In Law of Year 2000 Problem, the authors tell you what the law is and explain how to: Advise your corporate clients in advance of litigation; Recognize the liability of various parties: computer manufacturers, software developers, vendors, computer consultants, corporate directors, and corporate officers; Anticipate the claims resulting from Y2K failures, errors, and omissions; Make a case for liability from embedded chips or defend against one; Prepare for Y2K class actions and consumer litigation; Construct a Y2K litigation discovery plan; Litigate a whole new category of insurance claims. They devote the closing chapter to a searching look at industries at risk: banking and finance, securities, health care, electric power and telephone, manufacturing, and transportation. Don't let Y2K catch you unprepared; let this practical, tactical manual help you fortify your client's positions and minimize their exposure.