In-House Counsel Examines Opportunities for Contracting Processes Reply

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.

eSignatures 2012 – ESRA Annual Conference starting Today, November 14 Reply

The Electronic Signature and Records Association Annual Conference, eSignatures 2012, is taking place today and tomorrow at the Embassy Row Hotel in Washington DC.  This year’s conference will be completely electronic, supporting the environment and the spirit of our Association; name tags will be the exception.

Access the full electronic Agenda on the website: http://esraconference.com/agenda

Access Speaker Bios on the website: http://esraconference.com/speakers/

Follow updates via Twitterhttps://twitter.com/esignrecords

eSignatures 2012 brings together thought leaders from major industries to share their knowledge and best practices:

  • Financial Services
  • Health Care
  • mCommerce
  • Technology
  • Legal

Some topics to be covered include eSign and Financial Services/Insurance, eSign and Health and Government Trends.

Hear from speakers such as:

  • Honorable John M. Facciola, United States Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Columbia
  • Honorable Paul M. Grimm, Chief U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland
  • Marcia Berner, ACORD
  • Bob Catlin, Signature Mortgage
  • James Sheire, U.S. Department of Commerce, NIST
  • Laura Hajducek, New York Life Insurance Company
  • David Whitaker, BuckleySandler LLP
  • …and more!

We are grateful for the support of our Sponsors!