Germany is the fastest growing e-commerce market in western Europe

Legal advice on e-retail in Germany

Germany generates 25% of European e-commerce turnover and is – with forecast growth of 12% in 2015 alone – potentially the fastest-growing e-commerce market in western Europe. This offers opportunities vor e-retailers.

However, there are some pittfalls doing e-business in Germany. From a commercial point of view E-retail might know no borders. Online shops that are commercially oriented towards the German market are subject to German national law, even if they are based abroad. If they do not comply with German law, they leave themselves open to written warnings from competing companies’ lawyers – together with a demand to cover the legal costs.

Lutze Rechtsanwälte screens your German online shop for compliance with German law and regulations. We also draft general terms and conditions for your German online shop, as well as privacy statements, imprints, and disclaimers.


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