Period: August 2004 – December 2004
Status: Finished
Contacts: George Dimitrov


The objects of the study are all of the aspects of Bulgarian e-Commerce legal framework – contractual law, e-documents and e-signatures regime, e-banking, financial services and tax levy on e-Commerce, consumers’ protection, personal data protection and protection of intellectual property rights. The report identifies the obstacles in development of e-Commerce in Bulgaria, possible measures for their overcoming, as well as good practices and perceived approaches for legal regulation of e-Commerce in the Members State of the European Union. The second part of the analysis contains a package of proposals for amendments of ongoing legislation which implements the relevant European legislation in the field.