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Edited by Quinten Kroes


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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.

This publication combines the regulatory initiatives of the various directorates-general of the European Commission (which may also be found on their websites) in one convenient hardcopy volume, making it an essential reference book to any lawyer, business-executive or law student dealing with the legal aspects of e-business. The source materials selected for this publication are explained briefly in a short introductory chapter for those readers not already familiar with this exciting and dynamic subject matter.

This volume was put together by lawyers from various European offices of Allen & Overy who are part of Allen & Overy's cross-border CMT Group (Communications, Media & Technology). The CMT Group's truly international footprint, integrated approach and vast experience in each of the CMT sectors has made Allen & Overy one of the leading legal names in the field of e-business and ICT.

Publish Date 09/17/2010
Publish Frequency As Needed
Product Line Kluwer Law International
ISBN 9789041126368
SKU 10057654-0001
Table of Contents
Part I Introduction Part II Source Materials: Source Material 1 Commission Decision 2010/87/EU of 5 February 2010 on Standard Contractual Clauses for the Transfer of Personal Data to Processors Established in Third Countries Source Material 2 Directive 2009/110/EC of 16 September 2009 on Electronic Money Institutions Source Material 3 Directive 2009/101/EC of 16 September 2009 on Disclosure Requirements in Respect of Certain Types of Companies Source Material 4 Regulation (EC) No. 593/2008 of 17 June 2008 on the Law Applicable to Contractual Obligations (Rome I) Source Material 5 Regulation (EC) No. 864/2007 of 11 July 2007 on the Law Applicable to Non-contractual Obligations (Rome II) Source Material 6 Directive 2006/24/EC of 15 March 2006 on the Retention of Data in Publicly Available Electronic Communications Services or of Public Communications Networks Source Material 7 Regulation (EC) No. 1798/2003 of 7 October 2003 on Administrative Cooperation in the Field of Value Added Tax Source Material 8 Directive 2002/65/EC of 23 September 2002 on the Distance Marketing of Consumer Financial Services Source Material 9 Directive 2002/58/EC of 12 July 2002 on Privacy and Electronic Communications Source Material 10 Commission Decision 2001/497/EC of 15 June 2001 on Standard Contractual Clauses for the Transfer of Personal Data to Third Countries Source Material 11 Directive 2001/29/EC of 22 May 2001 on Copyright and Related Rights in the Information Society Source Material 12 Regulation (EC) No. 44/2001 of 22 December 2000, on Jurisdiction and the Recognition and Enforcement of Judgments in Civil and Commercial Matters Source Material 13 Directive 2000/31/EC of 8 June 2000 on Electronic Commerce Source Material 14 Directive 1999/93/EC of 13 December 1999 on Electronic Signatures Source Material 15 Directive 98/48/EC of 22 June 1998 on Information in the Field of Technical Standards and Regulations Source Material 16 Directive 97/7/EC of 20 May 1997, on the Protection of Consumers in Respect of Distance Contracts Source Material 17 Directive 96/9/EC of 11 March 1996 on the Legal Protection of Databases Source Material 18 Directive 95/46/EC of 24 October 1995 on the Processing of Personal Data Source Material 19 Directive 91/250/EEC of 14 May 1991 on the Legal Protection of Computer Programs Source Material 20 Directive 89/552/EEC of 3 October 1989 (Audiovisual Media Services Directive) Preface Selected Websites