An increasing number of companies use the e-commerce market for
almost all business purposes. However, failure to get trading terms
right when selling on line could result in complex legal and financial
E-commerce trading can lead to foreign jurisdictions being accidentally
involved. Lack of good contract formation procedures can result
also in clauses excluding and restricting liability not being enforceable.
This, in turn, could have serious implications for any business.
New consumer protection laws have an impact on every business which
elects to trade using the World Wide Web. On-line traders will have
to put extra information on their websites and bring it to the attention
of consumers. Without providing such information the seller may
not be able to enforce the contract fully.
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