As a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, the use of e-signatures has become the new normal for many businesses across the globe. Understanding the legal framework and practicalities of where they can and cannot be used in cross-border deals is imperative.
Covering over 70 jurisdictions, our interactive cross-border guide covers the laws and practicalities 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?
- Which areas are problematic?
- Do local registries (real estate, ships, aircraft, other) accept e-signatures?
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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