Executing Documents Using Electronic Signatures - Caselaw, Guidance & Legislation

Executing Documents Using Electronic Signatures - Caselaw, Guidance & Legislation

Available to view from 6 Aug 2024

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The ability to execute a document using an electronic signature is now well established in contract law. However, considerable confusion remains as to what will be accepted as a valid electronic signature, particularly in the case of property transactions.

This webinar reviews the relevant legislation and caselaw and summarises the key guidance provided by both the Law Commission and HM Land Registry.

What You Will Learn

This webinar will cover the following:

  • Overview of key guidance documents
  • ‘Simple’ v ‘formal’ contracts
  • Summary of the key provisions of the eIDAS Regulation
  • Different types of electronic signatures
  • HM Land Registry guidance on the use of electronic signatures
  • Summary of latest position on signing and witnessing of wills using electronic means

This pre-recorded webinar will be available to view from Tuesday 6th August 2024

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