The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) has published an article by ESRA Board Member, Dan Puterbaugh. This online exclusive for ACC Docket addresses the perception of electronic process implementations from an attorney’s perception and the opportunities available. Dan is director and associate general counsel at Adobe.
The Challenges of Electronic Signature Implementations
Electronic signatures have been legal and enforceable in the United States since the passage of the ESIGN Act in 2000. Electronic signatures provide an enormous opportunity for in-house counsel to facilitate speed, efficiency and reliability in the contracting process. Yet, many attorneys who have been trained in the “sign-it-in-blue-ink” school of signature gathering still regard electronic signatures with a wary eye…
Read the full article here.