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It is crucial that every company checks the legal requirements in each EU country prior to conducting business in any of them. Nevertheless, the EU’s consumer protection policy gives the same consumer rights for anyone buying goods and services across the EU. Ensure that you fully understand the rules relevant to you before starting your eCommerce business in the European Union.

Claims for legal non-compliance can be costly. Simply ticking all the boxes in this checklist can save you thousands!

What you will find in this Checklist:

  • Contract Information

  • Pricing and Payments

  • Value Added Tax (VAT)

  • VAT Registration Thresholds

  • Shipping and Delivery

  • Guarantees and Returns

  • Directive on Privacy and Electronic Communications / Anti-Spam Regulations

  • General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Written by:

Rolands Medens

Rolands Medens

eCommerce Legal Consultant

Katherine Laparan

Katherine Laparan

eCommerce & Technology Writer

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