International Guide on E-Commerce

International Guide on E-Commerce

The enhancement of e-commerce is one of the important policy issues within the European Union. This guide examines the laws covering e-commerce across multiple jurisdictions including the options to resolve disputes should they arise. 

Beating the scammers: What to do if you fall victim to payment scam

Beating the scammers: What to do if you fall victim to payment scam

If you discover that your business has fallen victim to a payment scam, it is essential you act quickly.  We provide guidance on immediate practical steps to take and summarise the main options for legal action to try to recover misappropriated funds.

Beating the scammers: How to spot and avoid payment scams

Beating the scammers: How to spot and avoid payment scams

Payment scams are on the increase. They are big business for fraudsters and businesses of all shapes and sizes are being targeted. All businesses need to be alert to the risks and to ensure staff receive training to combat these convincing scams.

Morrisons' Data Leak: A lesson for employers

Morrisons' Data Leak: A lesson for employers

Judgment was handed down in the important case of Various Claimants v Wm Morrison Supermarket Plc (2017) concerning criminal misuse of data by an employee, a timely case given the upcoming enforcement date of the GDPR, under which the frequency of employee group actions is expected to increase.

Privacy Shield: One year after Safe Harbor

Privacy Shield: One year after Safe Harbor

On 12 July 2016, the European Commission deemed the Privacy Shield Framework adequate to enable data transfers between the European Union and the United States in support of transatlantic commerce.