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Name of legal entity Country Overall project value (EUR) No of staff provided Name of client Origin of funding Dates (start/end) Name of partners
GPM Consulting CEFTA Parties 49.900 A: NA, B: 2 CEFTA Secretariat CEFTA Secretariat 01.11.2018 - 31.05.2019 None

CPF III 2018-13 REPORT ON LEGISLATION AND POLICY MEASURES IN THE SECTOR OF E-COMMERCE IN CEFTA REGION

Overall objective

The overall objective of the project of which this contract will be a part is as follows:

To facilitate the process of launching a regulatory dialogue for further developing e-commerce in the CEFTA region in compliance with the EU legislation.

Goal

To report on Trade Regime, Legislation and Policy Measures in the sector of E-commerce in CEFTA Region.

Results to be achieved by the contractor are to prepare a detailed report on trade regime, legislation and policy measures in the sector of electronic commerce for each CEFTA party and cross-border

Type of services provided

The contractor is to assist the CEFTA Subcommittee on Trade in Services in the implementation of the CEFTA Agreement by facilitating the process for launching a regulatory dialogue to improve the electronic commerce sector between CEFTA parties, in compliance with the EU legislation and policies.

 

The specific tasks of the experts are to:

- identify all barriers to e-commerce and assess e-commerce impact on trade

- assess the possibilities for launching a dialogue on regulatory issues to discuss a wide range of issues, in order to facilitate cross border e-commerce in CEFTA Parties.

- see the possibility for regional actions aimed at increasing citizen’s trust in online services (payment etc.) and coordination on e-commerce trust marks. (Benefitting consumers);

- see the possibilities for establishing recognition of certificates of electronic signature and facilitation of cross-border certification services;

- see the possibilities to address treatment of unsolicited electronic commercial communications.

-  analyze protection of consumers in the ambit of electronic commerce.

- identify any other issue relevant for developing the electronic commerce.

- make recommendations and next steps both at national and regional level.