WIT Press


Legal And Policy Challenges Facing Electronic Commercial Marketplaces And Trading Exchanges

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/NL040271

Volume

30

Pages

5

Published

2004

Size

203 kb

Author(s)

J. Matsuura

Abstract

Electronic marketplaces and exchanges now handle a significant portion of the commercial transactions associated with international e-business. Many different laws and regulations govern those marketplaces and the transactions they process. This paper identifies legal issues that have the greatest impact on the expansion of electronic marketplaces. These key legal issues have the greatest influence on public perception of the integrity of the digital markets. The continued expansion of digital marketplace activity requires widespread public confidence in the integrity of the marketplace. Effective legal oversight of the markets is essential to foster the necessary level of public confidence. Resolution of certain fundamental legal issues associated with electronic markets is vital to the future success of those markets. Keywords: law, regu

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