Electronic Commerce in Canada: A Legal and Regulatory Guide

January 14, 2020

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.

DISCLAIMER: This publication is intended to convey general information about legal issues and developments as of the indicated date. It does not constitute legal advice and must not be treated or relied on as such. Please read our full disclaimer at www.stikeman.com/legal-notice.

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