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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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In the UAE, the use and admissibility of electronic signatures is governed by Federal Law No.
Consider the above to determine if electronic signatures make sense for your firm.
IMPACT OF ANNEX 11 ELECTRONIC SIGNATURE REQUIREMENTS ON SOFTWARE DESIGN
It may be noted that although the Electronic Signature Directive provides that the advanced electronic signatures are akin to a handwritten signature, the Electronic Signature Regulations 2002 do not yet go this far.
university or college to offer secure e-sign capabilities on all legal documents required for a student to apply and enroll in one of our online degree programs, including electronic signatures on transcript request forms.
Some electronic signature solutions require nothing more than a password to apply the signature.
The law proposal, which is set to be presented to the parliament today (26 October), especially deals with electronic signatures and the necessary quality guarantees for them.
The terms electronic signature and digital signature are used interchangeably, but they are not the same, and their legal implications are likely to be very different.
Agents and brokers were concerned that they could be held responsible for problems resulting from electronic signature usage, Wells said.
The federal law includes a provision that agents and brokers can't be held liable for any deficiency in the electronic signature or record process if the agent or broker hasn't engaged in intentional misconduct and didn't help develop the e-signature process.

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