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Country Awaits Electronic Signature Law
  • Poland
  • 04 October 2001

The main effect of the Electronic Signature Law will be to give electronic signatures the same legal status and validity as their handwritten counterparts.

Overview (March 2001)
  • Poland
  • 15 March 2001

Including: E-contracts; Relevant Laws; Consumer Protection; Privacy

Signing on the Electronic Line
  • Poland
  • 08 March 2001

The draft e-signature law gives electronic and handwritten signatures equal legal effect. However, the law relates only to e-signatures covered by qualified certificates and has been widely criticized because the draft does not take adjustment of the provisions of civil law into consideration.

Consumer Protection Tightened in Distance Contracting
  • Poland
  • 15 June 2000

On July 1 2000 new legislation on important consumer protection issues will become effective in Poland. The distance contracts regulations included in the new law may make e-commerce more difficult, but they reflect the level of consumer protection adopted in the European Union.

New Exchange Rules Create Openings for Internet Players
  • Poland
  • 30 March 2000

All three exchanges in Poland are considering amending their strict by-laws in order to give budding internet companies access to the markets.

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