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A Professional Guide to Electronic Commerce Law and International Private Law

September 29, 2008

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/1fd25c/electronic_commerc) has announced the addition of the “Electronic Commerce and International Private Law” report to their offering.

Electronic Commerce and International Private Law examines the maximization of consumer protection via the consumer’s jurisdiction and law. It discusses the proposition that a new connecting factor be used to improve the efficiency of juridical protection for consumers who contract with foreign sellers by electronic means and offers recommendations as to how to amend existing jurisdiction and choice of law rules to provide a basis for the consumer to sue in his own jurisdiction and for the law of the consumer’s domicile to apply.

The book will be a valuable resource for academics, students and practitioners working in the areas of international private law, electronic commerce law and consumer law

Key Topics Covered:

– Electronic consumer contracts and international private law

– The internet, electronic commerce and electronic consumer contracts

– The development of international private law rules for electronic consumer contracts; theoretical approaches

– The development of European international private law rules for electronic consumer contracts

– Jurisdiction rules for electronic consumer contracts in the Brussels 1 Regulation

– Application of United Kingdom jurisdiction rules to electronic consumer contract

– Choice of law rules for electronic consumer contracts in the Rome 1 Regulation

– Rules of personal jurisdiction for electronic consumer contracts in the United States

– Adaptation of personal jurisdiction rules for electronic consumer contracts in the United States

– Towards harmonised international private law rules for electronic consumer contracts

For more information visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/1fd25c/electronic_commerc.




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