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Businesses operate today in an increasingly dynamic environment through a worldwide network of information exchanges and business transactions. The Semantic Web - an extension of the current Web - which comprises ontologies and XML-related technologies, provides a shared and standardized vocabulary that can be communicated among automatic and human agents to share information and knowledge. Consider that an electronic business is a set of business processes governed by business rules that run over the Internet. These business rules play a significant role in determining the success or failure of a business as a whole. The goal of this paper is to introduce a framework that is designed to build business systems faster and which can more easily accommodate changes within a business. The advantages of this framework arise from its unity and simplicity, and especially its ability to effectively change, add, and/or delete business rules.