March 17, 2021

Legal Hot Topics: The Rapid Rise of UAE E-commerce

The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated retailers’ digital transformation. Traditional bricks-and-mortar businesses have moved quickly online as consumers have demanded new, virtual, shopping options.

As more and more UAE businesses seek to provide consumers with a great online experience, what are the laws and regulations they need to be aware of?

The Technology, Media and Telecommunications team at Al Tamimi & Company covered the following key UAE legal issues:

  • Introduction to e-commerce laws in UAE
  • Key e-commerce terms and conditions
  • Consumer protection law and B2C e-commerce
  • E-commerce franchising and agency issues
  • Corporate licensing issues for e-commerce businesses
  • E-commerce competition law issues
  • Privacy in an e-commerce context