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Law firm Synch pioneers new era of digital legal services

Nordic law firm Synch represents a new breed of legal service providers. Recognising the existing model for retaining the services of a lawyer was complicated and overly paper-based, Synch’s founders set out to create a…
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How Legal can drive organisational strategy

By Jessica M. Kirk – Marketing Assistant, DocuSign EMEA  Last week, we brought some of the sharpest minds in London together into a room at the Gherkin. The objective: A roundtable discussion where participants from…
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Electronic signature and legality: time to reflect

Are electronic signatures legal in the UK? It’s been three years since Regulation (EU) No 910/2014, the “eIDAS Regulation” came into force, on 1 July 2016. The eIDAS Regulation repealed and replaced the e-Signatures Directive (1999/93/EC)….
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3 Law Firms Making the Case for Electronic Signature

In an industry where large volumes of documents are exchanged, law firms are seeking innovative ways to streamline their paper processes. Electronic signature is one such technology being rapidly adopted. It combats the incumbent process…
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What Does the Law Society Practice Note Mean for eSignatures?

The Law Society has publicly endorsed the use of electronic signatures in English law commercial transactions, a move welcomed by DocuSign and the 85 million users of its global electronic signature platform. Prepared jointly with…
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Q&A: What is eIDAS, anyway?

On 1st July, new regulations came into force that will affect the way digital transactions are conducted across Europe. The eIDAS legislation aims to make transactions across borders easier to complete. ITProPortal spoke to Richard…
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How eIDAS Changes the Game for the European Digital Single Market

In an earlier eIDAS post, Richard Oliphant, explained both the shortcomings and innovations of the original 1999 EU Directive on Electronic Signatures. So how exactly did the European Commission address those shortcomings and build upon those…
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Investing for Europe’s Digital Future

Today, at DocuSign MOMENTUM`16 London, we have a great opportunity to lead the acceleration of digital transformations across an entire continent, which is why we have announced our Invest for Europe initiative. This region is…
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Learning from History – The Origins of eIDAS

The eIDAS Regulation (EU No.910/2014), enforced across the EU on 1st July, learns from the lessons of the past and promises to ease the cross-border use of electronic identification systems across the EU. As businesses get…
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Dive into the DocuSign Summer`16 Release!

This week we are on site at our user conference, MOMENTUM `16 London, and the big story is Europe. We unveiled new solutions and innovations including Standards-Based Signatures and DocuSign Hybrid Cloud that will help…
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