Date of Award
Doctor of Law (SJD)
Dean Peter Keane
Professor Dr. Sompong Sucharitkul
Professor Dr. Christian Okeke
Main Objects and Purposes of Study: 1. To explore, analyze and identify characteristics of secure online commercial transactions concluded by digital signatures; 2. To study the technology used to create secure digital signatures as well as to harmonize the technical and operational criteria which set the technical standards of digital signatures; 3. To study various schools of thought concerning electronic signatures, which includes digital signatures; 4. To analyze the provisions of Thailand's Electronic Transactions Act; 5. To compare the differences in the Federal E-Sign Act and Thailand's ETransactions Act and to determine any prospective Royal Decree that may later be promulgated; 6. To analyze legal issues relating on how to adduce digital signatures as evidence in civil trials in the United States federal courts and Thai courts; 7. To study the allocation and management of risks and liabilities involving digital signatures among subscribers, certification authorities, and relying parties; 8. To study the mechanisms for the protection of consumers in the use of digital signatures; and 9. To identify other legal problems relating to the practical developments in digital signatures.
Neitivanich, Watchara, "Securing Online Commercial Transactions by Digital Signatures: a Comparative Analysis of the U.S. E-sign Act and Thai E-transactions Act" (2003). Theses and Dissertations. 40.