Electronic Commerce and International Private Law : A Study of Electronic Consumer Contracts
(Markets and the Law)
Gillies, Lorna E.
Ashgate Pub Co 2008/10
261 p. 24 cm.
Deals with international private law rules for electronic consumer contacts. This book recommends that jurisdiction and choice of law rules should be amended to provide a basis for the consumer to sue in his own jurisdiction and for the law of the consumer's domicile to apply.
Table of Contents
Contents: Introduction: international private law and the dematerialisation of electronic consumer contracts; Electronic consumer contracts and international private law; The internet, electronic commerce and electronic consumer contracts; International private law rules for electronic consumer contracts; theoretical approaches; The development of European international private law rules for electronic consumer contracts; Jurisdiction rules for electronic consumer contracts in the Brussels 1 Regulation; Application of United Kingdom jurisdiction rules to electronic consumer contracts; Choice of law rules for electronic consumer contracts in the Rome 1 Regulation; Rules of personal jurisdiction for electronic consumer contracts in the United States; Adaptation of personal jurisdiction rules for electronic consumer contracts in the United States; Towards harmonised international private law rules for electronic consumer contracts; Appendices; Bibliography; Index.