electronic signature

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electronic signature

Any computerised symbol or series of symbols executed, adopted or authorised by a specific individual that serves as the legally binding equivalent of that individual's handwritten signature.

electronic signature

A digital signature which, assuming effective security procedures, can only be generated by the writ's owner; ESs are as valid as handwritten signatures
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The best options of these types of platforms are those that warrant that they are fully compliant with the E-Sign Act and other similar statutes, such as DocuSign[R].
Even so 77 percent of those surveyed want to e-sign contracts and keep business moving, citing speed (46 percent), simplification (29 percent) and efficiencies (29 percent) as drivers.
El termino "transferable record", traducido al espanol como archivo electronico transferible (AET) (15) fue utilizado por primera vez en la UETA en 1999, siendo posteriormente incorporado en la E-Sign en el ano 2001.
Remember, if a question arises about who eSigned the document, you still have the audit trail of the signer logging in, viewing the E-SIGN disclaimer and agreeing to sign electronically before clicking to sign.
Both the federal E-Sign law and the state UETA were designed to address all aspects of commerce, primarily online consumer business transactions, but, as discussed, these laws definitely impact commercial real estate.
The amendment allows students to use an electronic signature to consent to the release of transcripts and other personal data, and also details the standards that must be met to assure that e-sign is legally comparable to a pen-and-ink signature.
Some predict that E-Sign will save the insurance industry upward of $1 billion annually.
In addition, comment is solicited on the need for the Board to interpret the E-Sign Act's provisions requiring consumer consent to receive electronic disclosures and other provisions.
The Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act, otherwise known as the E-SIGN Act, took effect.
By passing the E-Sign Act, US Congress has removed the final hurdle to achieving mass consumer acceptance of electronic signatures.
The E-Sign bill offers important liability safeguards to insurers who previously placed themselves at risk by using a system that they did not have control over.