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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 premise of the four fundamental rules is that electronic records and electronic signatures have the same legal effect and same level of enforceability as their paper counterparts.
In practical terms, prospective users of electronic signatures will, where circumstances require, be drawn towards electronic signatures that can be shown to utilise a higher level of technical security.
Consider the above to determine if electronic signatures make sense for your firm.
In light of the new rule of judicial administration, the committee is of the opinion regarding electronic signatures alone that a lawyer may permit a nonlawyer employee to affix the lawyer's electronic signature using the format indicated by subdivision (c)(1)(C) above.
CIC is a supplier of electronic signature products and the recognized leader in biometric signature verification.
Mainstream consumers and corporations are also becoming more comfortable with electronic signatures. Many customers even expect electronic signatures to be part of the document process as they become more at ease with computers, tablets and smartphones to digitally manage their lives.
Electronic signatures offer more than increased customer experience and satisfaction--the insurance industry is embracing this technology whether for auto and home, personal and commercial lines, or life and annuities as a foundational technology for straight-through processing (STP).
In 1997, the release of the FDA regulation for electronic records and signatures, 21 CFR 11, (1) permitted the pharmaceutical industry, for the first time, to use electronic signatures instead of traditional handwritten ones.
The validity of electronic signatures under the common law:
The objectives of this paper are to: (1) consider the recent growth of internet accessibility and E-commerce in Romania; (2) discuss the basic aspects of electronic signatures, public-key-infrastructure technology and certification authorities; (3) describe the three generations of electronic signature law; (4) analyze the three Romanian E-commerce statutes; and (5) make recommendations for refinement of those statutes.
According to the bill, electronic signatures will be generated only once for each person, by organizations licensed to do so, and will be used by the holders instead of their original signature in all electronic activities.

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