The Japanese law on unauthorized on-line credit card and banking transactions: are current legal principles with respect to unauthorized transactions adequate to protect consumers against information technology crimes in contemporary society?

  • Noriko Kawawa


Noriko Kawawa discusses the Japanese law relating to unauthorized on-line credit card transactions and internet banking transactions, including the Act on Protection of Depositors Against Unauthorized Withdrawal of Money with Forged or Stolen Cards by Mechanical Process.

Index words: Japan; unauthorized on-line credit card and internet banking transactions; ATM transactions; adequacy of legal principles; protection of consumers; indemnity; case law; Depositors Protection Act.

Author Biography

Noriko Kawawa