UK LAW COMMISSION STATEMENT OF LAW: EXECUTION WITH AN ELECTRONIC SIGNATURE – WHAT DOES IT MEAN FOR YOUR ORGANISATION?

On 9 June, CMS Law published an article saying that the COVID-19 pandemic has made the in-person signing of deeds and documents impractical.  The article sets out the full text of the Law Commission’s 2019 statement of law relating to the electronic execution of documents in England and Wales. The text has been annotated to provide guidance on the interpretation of the statement’s propositions and links to relevant legislation and case law.

https://www.cms-lawnow.com/ealerts/2020/06/the-law-commissions-statement-of-law-execution-with-an-electronic-signature?cc_lang=en

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Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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