Brazil Revamps eCommerce Regulations

In move that enacts obligations and penalties for its online outlets, Brazil recently introduced new laws to govern its growing eCommerce sector.

“The new legislation foresees obligations and penalties to online outlets which fail to supply the registration number, name, telephone number and physical address of the company maintaining the website, as well as contact information clearly marked on the website,” The Paypers reports.

The regulations are expected to be an improvement on Brazil’s Consumer Rights Code, which often fell short of protecting consumers from common issues, like merchants failing to deliver purchased products.

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