Lawyers frequently find themselves having to arrange for clients and other parties to sign documents electronically. This is usually because the signatory is at a remote location; the signatory wants an agent or assistant to place his or her signature; there are a large number of documents to be signed at once; or the signatory simply prefers to use electronic signatures as part of their office workflow.
This checklist by the Practical Law Corporate team will provide you with some practice points and suggestions for using and handling electronic signatures, so you can avoid uncertainty in transactional contexts.
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Thomson Reuters recently hosted a free webinar: E-Signed – and Sealed? Executing Deeds in the Digital Age. Tim Perry, Head of Corporate and Shan-Ree Tan, Senior Writer in the Practical Law Australia Corporate team, provided an up-to-date primer on the valid execution of deeds and documents by individuals and companies. Click here to access the on-demand recording.