Electronic signatures: City of London Law Society publishes guidance
The City of London Law Society has published guidance on the use of electronic signatures to execute legal documents.
The guidance confirms that there is no legal reason why an advanced electronic signature cannot be used in place of a wet-ink signature, with a few exceptions. It is expected that this will lead to greater use of electronic signatures in commercial transactions.
What are the issues to look out for?
Read the full update (2-page, 100KB PDF).