Derived from the renowned multi-volume International Encyclopaedia of Laws, this practical guide to cyber law – the law affecting information and communication technology (ICT) – in Japancovers every aspect of the subject, including intellectual property rights in the ICT sector, relevant competition rules, drafting and negotiating ICT-related contracts, electronic transactions, privacy issues, and computer crime. Lawyers who handle transnational matters will appreciate the deta [ ... ]
Doing business over the Internet may raise a wide array of legal questions that can be crucial to the commercial success of the venture. e-Business Law of the European Union contains the text of the EU legislation which is of particular relevance to e- business, covering a broad spectrum of legal issues such as data protection, distance selling, electronic signatures, liability of online intermediates, electronic money, applicable law and jurisdiction in international disputes.
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China, the most populous country in the world, has developed an e-commerce system that is in many ways distinct from the system established in Europe and North America. Understanding the difference is essential for the smooth development of this new channel of distribution, namely e-commerce.
Chinese e-commerce platforms are very good examples on how to exploit development in technology, not only to create value for the operators but also contribute to structural changes in the Chinese economy, [ ... ]
Ever since the discovery that very small particles of some substances evince different properties than the substances do in ‘bulk’ form, there has been an interest in developing ‘nanomaterials’ for commercial and industrial purposes. Although some nanomaterials exist in nature, most are chemically engineered for application in a wide variety of processes, ultimately entering the environment in many foods, drugs, cosmetics, clothing, sports goods, pesticides, packaging pro [ ... ]