E-commerce

E-commerce is business carried out by electronic means. The internet can be a wild place to trade in and a number of businesses have found to their cost that simple mistakes can escalate into significant business threats in a short period of time. It is vital that businesses are aware of their legal obligations to users and consumers.

LegalRoad guides clients through the rapid developing territory of the Internet through the translation of commercial legal parameters into the virtual world of ecommerce. This includes the control of the ‘establishment’ of service providers; the regulation of commercial communications; electronic contracts; the liability of intermediaries; codes of conduct; out-of-court dispute settlements; court actions and cooperation between Member States.

Legal Road also offers clients direct access to Wey2Creative, our in-house web development team. Wey2Creative assists clients will all areas of web architecture, brand development, social media strategies and e-commerce.

Legal Specialists

Ian Duncan

Lawyer

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IT & Media Law

Our media legal specialists draw on many years of experience in the sector to assist media businesses in the exploitation and protection of their content on all platforms including Advertising & Marketing: including digital media, film & television; Publishing: including traditional magazines through to all aspects of digital publishing; and Film & TV: including programme creation & production, film financing & enforcement of IP.

GDPR

From 25 May 2018, all organisations that process personal information must comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), whilst the new ePrivacy Regulation has brought changes to direct marketing rules and obligations for IT-based communications providers. Our legal consultants can guide clients as to the key changes of the new law and advise on the most important actions that your organisation should be taking in complying with GDPR.