Commerce

How widespread is our use of e-commerce?

E-commerce or electronic commerce refers to the use of the internet by individual consumers, businesses, non-government and government institutions for commercial purposes. Online shopping, online banking, share trading, bill payments, completion of tax returns, registration of motor vehicles, payment of road tolls are just a few examples of e-commerce. Investigate types of e-commerce transactions you … Continue reading

Commerce

When an incident involves both criminal and civil law

Criminal law: to protect the general public from harm.  The Crown (government) will prosecute the case to ensure that guilty offenders are punished on behalf of society.    Civil law: to resolve private disputes between private individuals or organizations. Tort law: to protect an individual’s bodily safety and security, to protect tangible and intellectual property and to protect an individual’s reputation.   … Continue reading