E-Commerce: Legal Compliance by Dr Pratima Narayan blends all facets of electronic commerce and vividly charts the roles and responsibilities of every stakeholder. The book provides valuable insights into the requirements for disclosure in all its facets, applicable to every electronic commerce transaction, be it a product or a service.
The following are the salient features of this book:
Discusses various laws, rules and regulations governing disclosure of information and due diligence to be exercised by electronic commerce entities
Identifies some important industry-specific compliance
Best practices have been recommended for electronic commerce entities
Discusses the privacy and security related provisions in cyberspace
Covers judicial recitals on crucial provisions
The section covering matrimonial websites, e-wallet, pricing and dispensations on the return of the products, online insurance, online gaming and online sale of medicines are useful for an entrepreneur in their respective fields. It is equally educative, informative and instructive to the buyers in cyberspace. Keeping the buyer's interests inasmuch focus, items like unsolicited commercial communication, post-sales events are discussed with lively narratives.
The author weaves in eye-popping facts covering a plethora of statutory enactments to help both the buyer and the seller in the electronic commerce space to highlight their respective roles and responsibilities, their rights, liabilities and limits to liabilities. Even provisions encompassing GST, e-waste management and handling, pronouncements by the RBI, the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, Government of India, are meticulously factored and detailed in this book.
The book is a must read for every start-up, entrepreneur, or a would-be entrepreneur in the B2B and B2C space. The book is of immense use to the officials in the regulatory/enforcement domains in the governments too.