An Analysis in Jurisdiction in Ecommerce Disputes

  • Sanika Fegade
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  • Sanika Fegade

    Student at Symbiosis Law School Pune, India

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The internet has bought forth a boom in ecommerce. Accordingly, there is a requirement of effective dispute resolution methods for the disputes that arise out contractual disputes relating to ecommerce. However, since the internet is a borderless entity, the issue of jurisdiction arises. As a result contractual disputes are not easily solved and this leads to a deterrent in using ecommerce as the preferred method of business. This paper analyses the current framework and precedents that are used to determine jurisdiction in e-contract disputes. The paper also analyses if the principles of private international law can be used to set up a regulatory framework for determining jurisdiction in e-contract disputes


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 4, Issue 6, Page 1522 - 1528


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