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 ESIGN Act, signed by President Bill Clinton on June 30, 2000, is heralded with transforming interstate and global commerce by ensuring the validity and legal effect of contracts entered into electronically.
net Address Positive Impact of Electronic Signature and the ESIGN Act on Global Commerce and the Environment
The resolutions were the result of an effort spearheaded by DocuSign, the leading provider of the most trusted cloud computing eSignature platform, as a means to acknowledge the vital role of e-signatures in the development and continued growth of interstate and foreign commerce, and commemorate the ESIGN Act, which was signed by President Bill Clinton on June 30, 2000.
The ESIGN Act validated the use of electronic records and signatures in interstate and foreign commerce, and launched a decade of phenomenal growth in electronic commerce that made it easier for people to get things done and transact business.
eOriginal SmartSign[R] enables compliance with the eSignature requirements of the ESIGN Act, UETA and the UCC.
Congress passed the ESIGN Act in June 2000 and it was signed into law by President Clinton.