Legal aspects of e-commerce


The objective of this training is to prepare lawmakers and government officials in all aspects to be considered for the drafting of e-commerce laws.


Each module of the training includes interactive assessments and links to online tools. Each module consists of presentations with video and links to the legal texts being discussed. Each module has a final test of 57 questions.

The 8 distance learning modules are:

  • Regulating ecommerce
  • The legal validity of online communications
  • Consumer protection
  • Protecting intellectual property assets
  • Content regulation
  • Taxing ecommerce
  • Privacy online
  • Securing ecommerce

Target groups

  • Policy makers in charge of defining general policy guidelines and elaborating national legal frameworks for ecommerce
  • Lawyers involved in e-commerce issues
  • Service providers offering online products and services