How to legally protect e-commerce and online businesses?
Operating an e-commerce or online business can allow for massive scalability and growth, but it can also bring with it a raft of complex and risky legal issues. Managing a business online allows the world to access your products and services. To reap the rewards that the digital world can bring, it is crucial to consider the implications of different laws not only for the success and protection of your business but the protection of your customers. For this reason, it is essential to consider which laws will apply to your customers and how to navigate around them to eliminate any surprises effectively. So which laws mean what? Which are critical and which can be avoided? Which will override others? Below we will share some issues and potential obstacles that every savvy entrepreneur must consider to save time, energy and money.
If a dispute was to occur overseas under differing governing laws and jurisdiction, foreigners have an ability to enforce the judgments in Australia. This is due to Australia being a signatory to international treaties and agreements with other countries including the UK, New Zealand, Japan, Korea, Singapore, France, Italy and Germany. Once a judgment is registered, applicants can enforce the judgment domestically.