We have many years of experience in this fast-changing sector, advising clients on all aspects of doing business on the internet, including the legal structuring of electronic commerce offerings such as internet lotteries, internet auction sites, virtual trading platforms of securities and foreign exchange and electronic payment systems relating to the online buying and selling of products or services.
Our E-Commerce Practice Group represents entities ranging from pioneering start-ups to well-established leading international companies in a wide variety of transactions, from routine matters affecting internet users to complex e-commerce transactions.
We have extensive experience advising on user website terms and conditions, privacy policies, website development agreements, online trading platforms, mechanisms for payment, distance selling issues, enforcement and protection of IP rights, advising on development, marketing and license agreements for mobile device apps, online security, commercial disputes, consumer protection, spam and direct mailing regulations, and electronic signatures.
In addition, we are experts in advising on all legal and regulatory issues, such as privacy and data protection, consumer protection laws, telecommunications regulation, IP rights, competition law, securities law, and gambling law, that invariably need to be traversed and overcome in order for an e-commerce trading platform to operate successfully in the Israeli and global markets.
On the contentious side, with the leading litigation practice in Israel, S. Horowitz & Co. has been involved in numerous cases in this field, including high net precedent-setting class actions related to e-commerce, spam and direct mailing.