Free Online Safety Seminar

An E-commerce Consumer Protection Workshop

5 September 2014, 2 – 5pm
Makati Shangri-La, Makati City

Know your rights when shopping online from local and international websites, and learn how to be safe when engaging in e-commerce.  This conference is complimentary.  Seats will be on a first-come-first-served basis.

About the event

The Internet has made banking, shopping, and conducting other financial transactions online very convenient.  Through e-commerce,  access to products and services from any part of the world is made possible.  However, as with any online transaction, there is the potential for fraud and other criminal transgressions.

Quisumbing Torres’ Academy on Social Media and the Law presents STAY SAFE ONLINE: An E-commerce Consumer Protection Workshop.  The forum aims to bring industry experts in the e-commerce business environment to share their knowledge and insights on how consumers engaging in online transactions are protected.

Learn from e-commerce consumer protection experts

Get a local and regional perspective on e-commerce consumer protection trends and regulations from Atty. Christina Macasaet-Acaban, Partner, Corporate Commercial Practice Group of Quisumbing Torres and Atty. Kherk Ying Chew, Principal, Intellectual Property and Technology Law of the Kuala Lumpur office of Baker & McKenzie.

Understand how the Consumer Welfare and Business Regulation Group of the Philippine Department of Trade and Industry administers e-commerce consumer protection as Undersecretary Victorio Dimagiba discusses their role as the country’s regulatory agency in consumer welfare.

Listen to Mr. Michael Mudd, Secretary-General in Asia Pacific, of Asia Policy Partners LLC as he shares new advancements on security and confidence in the cloud technology.

Learn how the Digital Commerce Association of the Philippines helps Filipino merchants establish standards and best practices for a friendly and secure digital commerce industry from the association’s president, Mr. Robertson Chiang.  Mr. Chiang also heads Dragonpay Corporation, and he will share industry insights on alternative online payment solutions in the Philippines.

We will also hear from industry speakers who will share some of their rules of procedure and strategies relating to consumer protection in online transactions.

Dragonpay provides innovative payment solutions to help merchants accept or disburse payments online. We focus on alternative payment channels such as banks, mobile payments, ATM's, and brick-and-mortar payment centers. By doing so, we provide our merchants convenience, better protection against fraud, and low transaction..