New to our roster of publications is a Lexology article on electronic commerce law in Canada. Written in Q&A format, this publication looks at key legal and regulatory requirements that apply to digital businesses in the Canadian marketplace.

E-commerce issues considered in this publication include:

  • Federal vs. provincial authority;
  • Electronic contract and e-signature validity;
  • Electronic payment systems;
  • Virtual currency;
  • Privacy law and consumer protection;
  • Data breaches;
  • Cybersecurity and encryption;
  • Digital advertising regulations and spam;
  • Defamation;
  • Domain name disputes;
  • Taxation of online sales;
  • Dispute resolution.

We are pleased to be able to make this 28-page publication available for downloading.

The content of this article is intended to provide a general guide to the subject matter. Specialist advice should be sought about your specific circumstances.