The UETA and ESIGN acts have clarified that electronic signatures are legally binding, opening the door for a substantial shift in the way people conduct business.  SignSure allows you to comply with both UETA and ESIGN standards.  Follow the links below for more information.  Also, several states have passed separate laws related to electronic signatures.  Be sure to verify that the type of documents you use in the SignSure system are in compliance with state and local laws.

 

 

UETA - Uniform Electronic Transactions Act

 

     The UETA if promoted by the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws (NCCUSL) and has been adopted by 47 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. 

 

UETA - Document Link

 

UETA - Wikipedia Link

 

NCCUSL - Uniform Law Commission UETA website link

 

 

ESIGN - Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act

 

     ESIGN is a federal law passed by the U.S. Congress on June 30, 2000.  ESIGN states that a signature “may not be denied legal effect, validity, or enforceability solely because it is in electronic form”. 

 

ESIGN - Document Link

 

ESIGN - Wikipedia Link

 

 

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