Electronic signature legislation in the United States: UETA Act and E-Sign Act

Posted by media on November 21, 2017 at 9:00 AM

The way a government regulates the electronic signature in their country obviously has a great impact on its economic policy. If the regulation is very strict, business activity can become stagnant. If it is very weak, security can be compromised, and also affect user confidence.

In this post we will explain the laws that regulate the electronic signature in the leading country in electronic commerce, the United States. Specifically, we will talk about the two laws that establish requirements regarding the electronic signature: UETA Act and E-Sign Act.

This post is also available in Spanish.

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How to integrate Signaturit into your CRM or ERP

Posted by media on November 14, 2017 at 9:00 AM

An API that is easy to integrate into software solutions such as ERPs or CRMs is the wish of any CTO. When adopting a new technology to streamline processes in companies, an easy integration of the tool is almost as important as its benefits.

In this post we will speak about our API, the reasons for integrating our electronic signature solution via API, as well as the advantages and integration methods.

This post is also available in Spanish.

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The legal validity of contracts signed with advanced electronic signatures

Posted by media on October 12, 2017 at 9:00 AM

Contracts signed with the advanced electronic signature have legal validity.

Given that in some cases doubts arise to the truth of this statement, due to the mere fact that a contract is signed through an electronic medium such as the advanced electronic signature, in this post we want to explain and answer those questions. And we will do so by taking into account the laws in force that govern the legal validity of contracts in Spain and the law regulating eSignatures in Europe (which applies to all member states).

This post is also available in Spanish.

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The timestamp and its relationship with the electronic signature

Posted by media on September 21, 2017 at 9:00 AM

A timestamp is a mechanism that allows to prove the integrity of a series of data. That means it demonstrates that this data existed in a specific moment, and has not been altered since then.

The integrity is precisely one of the requirements that allows for a signature process to be secure and to have full legal guarantees for all parties. In this post we explain the importance of integrity in an electronic signature process, and how to achieve it thanks to a timestamp.

This post is also available in Spanish.

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eIDAS: a new era for eSignatures in Europe

Posted by media on September 12, 2017 at 9:00 AM

On 1 July 2016 Regulation (EU) No. 910/2014, known as the eIDAS Regulation, entered into force establishing a common legal framework for electronic signatures in the European Union. In this post we review the bases of this new eIDAS Regulation, as well as the new developments regarding the definition and classification of electronic signatures.

In addition, in this post we also review the most relevant aspects that the eIDAS regulates. These include the legal effects of electronic signatures, electronic seals and certified electronic delivery services.

This post is also available in Spanish.

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