International Adoption and Cross Jurisdiction Issues in eSignatures and eRecords Reply

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Writing, Signature, and Originality Requirements of the 2005 United Nations Convention on the Use of Electronic Communications in International Contracts by Thomas J. Smedinghoff [download here]

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Thomas J. Smedinghoff is a partner in the Privacy, Data Security, and Information Law Practice at the law firm of Wildman Harrold, in Chicago. Mr. Smedinghoff is a member of the U.S. Delegation to the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (“UNCITRAL”), where he participated in the negotiation of the United Nations Convention on the Use of Electronic Communications in International Contracts. He is also the chair of the International Policy Coordinating Committee of the American Bar Association Section of Science & Technology Law. He was also an American Bar Association representative to the Drafting Committee for the Uniform Electronic Transactions Act (UETA), and chair of the Illinois Commission on Electronic Commerce and Crime (1996-1998) that wrote the Illinois Electronic Commerce Security Act (5 Ill. Comp. Stat. 175). He can be reached at smedinghoff@wildman.com

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