The Industry Working Group on eSignatures Interim Report includes analysis of e-signature adoption in England and Wales, as well as providing suggested best practices that could increase uptake of the technology on a wider scale.
Remote working has quickly become the new normal. Many businesses that were initially sceptical have experienced the benefits and many will likely continue with remote working long after it’s necessary.
One of the key concerns people have when switching to e-signatures is whether they have the same legal certainty as a paper and ink signature. Ensuring e-signed documents are legally enforceable in a court of law is critical, as no company wants to see its documents disputed.
In our latest industries blog we are focusing on natural resources.
Producers of major commodities (coal, iron ore, oil, natural gas) are realising great efficiencies through technology but in a low-growth environment there are opportunities to extend these benefits into broader operational areas.
On 5th November, Ascertia is launching the SigningHub Winter ’18 release (v7.7). This release includes the ability to support the new rules for Qualified Remote Signing with Level 2 Sole Control using the new ADSS Server SAM appliance which is currently undergoing EAL4+ Common Criteria certification (final stages!).
Graham is a partner in international law firm Bird & Bird LLP. He is based in London and is one of the UK's leading cyberlaw experts, with a practice encompassing advisory and contentious work in the internet, IT and intellectual property fields.
Every country has different regulations for the legality and validity of e-signatures. When dealing internationally it is important to understand country specific regulations to ensure contracts and agreements are valid.
We could write countless blogs on every country’s unique laws but for this blog we’re focusing on the recent eIDAS EU regulation and South Africa ECT Act and the differences between the two that are worth knowing.