The government is opening up yet another fenced garden in the e-commerce category with the introduction of Open Network for Digital Commerce. It aims to end the duopoly of international players and protect offline businessmen who have been suffering due to the dishonest trade practices of these e-tailers
Many business laws in India precede the nation's independence in 1947. Business laws in India protect businesses, investors, employees, consumers. Regulations cover e-commerce, market competition, trade, copyrights, partnerships.
The Consumer Protection (E-commerce) Rules, 2020 (“Rules”) were notified by the Government of India on 20.07.2020. The Rules are intended to complement the Consumer Protection Act, 2020 (“Act”) to by regulating all e-commerce activities and transactions.
The new Consumer Protection Act 2019, which recently replaced the three-decade old (1986) Act (last amended in 2003),carries a number of good news points for the consumer. When it is finally notified, it will initiate a number of changes.