Remote Trading Under German Law

Since the beginning of the year 2002 new provisions for e-commerce are effective in Germany. Due to the implementation of the European directive on e-commerce, the German Civil Code was changed. The author is summarizing the most important provisions concerning remote trading.

The following questions have been addressed in this article:

Are there exceptions to the right to revoke?
Which kinds of distribution fall in the category of remote trading?
What is an organized system of distribution of goods and rendition of services for remote trading?
What are the duties of the service provider concerning telephone marketing?


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