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Electronic signature law: A global guide

A comparative analysis of eSigning in over 30 jurisdictions

Publication May 2020

As we all adapt to widespread homeworking, bringing deals to a close and executing documents remotely has never been more pertinent. Affixing a signature, whether required by law or simply to evidence intention to be bound, can be done electronically. However, global businesses need to be aware of international legal variations on managing this process.

Covering over 30 jurisdictions, our interactive cross-border guide covers the laws around the use of electronic execution of documents, including:

  • Can electronic signatures be used in legal proceedings?
  • What types of contracts can they be used for?
  • What are the issues?
  • Can they be used on cross-border deals?

The guide can be used to review individual countries and also to create and customise your own comparative reports between different jurisdictions.

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