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COVID-19 - Use of Electronic Signatures

As a general proposition and as a matter of Irish law, an electronic signature can be used in any case where a “wet ink” signature is permitted or required.  In practice, the enforceability of electronic signatures depends on the ability to connect the signature that was made with the signatory.  Therefore, an e-signature will operate to bind the parties in the usual way.  However, there are some caveats to this which need to be borne in mind when implementing an e-signature solution. In this update partners Deirdre Kilroy, Anne-Marie Bohan and Chris Bollard discuss the above and more. Read more.

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