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Apportionment of liability in the electronic commerce in Arab countries: a literature review

Hasan, Yahya Y. F. and Zulhuda, Sonny (2012) Apportionment of liability in the electronic commerce in Arab countries: a literature review. In: 2nd Global Islamic Marketing Conference (GIMC 2012), 16-18 January 2012, Abu Dhabi, UAE.

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Abstract

The increasing popularity of electronic commerce has shown its problematic side, namely the issue of apportionment of liability. Due to the involvement of several intermediaries, it is often uncertain if those intermediaries would assume responsibility, or to what extent if any, should the transaction goes wrong. The current paper, a research in progress, identifies this issue in the context of e-commerce practices in Arab countries with particular attention to the Palestine. It goes further with a literature review on the peculiar issues related to the e-commerce and the apportionment of liability, and ultimately sheds the light on the direction of research needed in future on the areas of e-commerce law both in the Palestine and the Arab countries generally.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Full Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: e-commerce, law, apportionment of liability, consumer protection, Arab countries
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HF Commerce
K Law > K Law (General)
T Technology > T Technology (General) > T55.4 Industrial engineering.Management engineering. > T58.6 Management information systems
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyyah of Laws > Department of Civil Law
Depositing User: Dr Sonny Zulhuda
Date Deposited: 07 Dec 2012 09:07
Last Modified: 07 Dec 2012 09:07
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/27227

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