International Legal Framework for E-Business
Prof. M. Kiškis
Basic premises and models of e-business and their legal regulation. Analysis why and how e-business is different from traditional businesses. Jurisdiction and applicable law issues. Country of origin principle. International and national regulation. Case studies in several EU countries of how different legal regulation affects development of different e-businesses. Case study of e-business in the US. Digital entity and digital person. Digital content regulation and intellectual property rights. Digital (virtual) goods and their legal regimes. Electronic contracts and signatures in e-business. Consumer rights in e-business. International domain name framework. Online disputes and ADR mechanisms. Principles of international taxation of e-business.