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.

ESRA Members Meeting Today in Seattle 1

Silanis, DocMagic, eSignSystems, Adobe, FNF, BuckleySandler, IMMOnline, eOriginal, NCS, DocuSIgn, AssureSign, AlphaTrust, WoltersKluwer

ESRA Members Meeting in Seattle 2012. From left to right, Curtis Knuth, John Levy, David Brinkman, Melanie Feliciano, Ken Moyle, Eran Aloni, Dean Polsfut, Michael Laurie, Margo Tank, Kelly Purcell, Bill Brice, and Olivia Sethney.

The Electronic Signature and Records Association’s Members are meeting Today in Seattle, Washington, to discuss important initiatives and regulatory issues related to e-signatures and e-records affecting the Financial Services, Mortgage, Health Care, Real Estate, and Government. Join the discussion and be a part of a Membership group that is actively involved in legislative action and promoting best practices.  Contact us at esra@esignrecords.org to get involved on new initiatives such as electronic Health records and learn more about some of the initiatives we have undertaken this year with the IRS and the DMV.

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By Vitoriana Morais, ESRA Communications Director