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Online Contract Formation

Online Contract Formation

by N. Stephan Kinsella
     
 

This unique one-volume monograph offers commentary on the contract law of twenty key jurisdictions as it applies to online business. The text provides legal counsel and businesspeople with practical information about electronic transactions and contract formation, as well as a description of the country's general legal framework and an overview of the country's

Overview

This unique one-volume monograph offers commentary on the contract law of twenty key jurisdictions as it applies to online business. The text provides legal counsel and businesspeople with practical information about electronic transactions and contract formation, as well as a description of the country's general legal framework and an overview of the country's scheme of online business regulation.

Features in-depth analysis of key practice issues

· General principles of contract law

· E-commerce legislation in force

· Electronic transactions

· Effective formation of online contracts (e-contracts)

· When and how an offer is made to create an online contract

· When and where an online contract is formed

· Shrinkwrap and clickwrap issues

· Digital signatures

· Evidentiary issues

· "Self-help" issues

· Special provisions to include in online contracts

· Legislation governing online contracts

In addition to the country coverage, Online Contract Formation includes a wealth of supplementary material: sample agreements and forms, topical contract-related commentary, and source documents.

Sample Forms/Agreements, including:

· Checklist including tips on how to make your online agreement more enforceable

· Sample click-through agreement for purchasing goods over the Internet

· Sample clauses for arbitration agreements with respect to both consumer and commercial transactions

· Sample terms and conditions for a website

· Website development agreement

· Links agreement
Sample commentary, including:

· Glossary of online business terms

· Jurisdictional Issues in International E-Commerce Contracts

· Effective Formation of Contracts by Electronic Means, and Dispute Resolution in the New E-conomy: Still More Questions than Answers

Key sources/documents include:

· (US) Electronic Signatures Act (ESIGA)

· Uniform Electronic Commerce Act (Canada)

· Canada's Uniform Law Conference of Canada Uniform Electronic Commerce Act

· UNCITRAL Draft Uniform Rules on Electronic Signatures.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780379215199
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
06/28/2005
Pages:
676
Product dimensions:
10.10(w) x 7.10(h) x 1.60(d)

Meet the Author

Stephan Kinsella, Applied Optoelectronics, Inc., and Andrew Simpson, New Zealand Commerce Commission

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