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Electronic signature

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Efficient, secure, and legally valid: The benefits of electronic signatures for your contract process

Welcome to our category for electronic signature solutions. Here, it's all about the benefits and possibilities of digital signature technology. Discover how electronic signatures can speed up the contracting process, increase efficiency and enhance security. We offer insights, guidance and best practices to help you realize the full potential of electronic signatures in your business.

Signature Policy: Your Key to Trust and Authenticity in the Digital World

In this article, we look at the fascinating history of signatures, from traditional ink on paper to complex digital codes. As signatures have adapted to the digital age, there is now a critical need for "signature guidelines." These guidelines are essential to ensure that our digital signatures can be trusted, just as traditional signatures have always been.


How electronic signature authentication works

In this article, we will discuss what an electronic signature is, the importance of authenticating electronic signatures, and the various methods that can be used for authentication.

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Guide to Electronic Signatures: Definition and Requirements

Electronic signatures are becoming more common as a means of identity authentication and contract binding due to the increasing popularity of remote work and virtual interactions. This means that adding your electronic signature to a document has the same legal effect as a physical signature.

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The best eSignature solutions for contract management

Businesses can use e-signature software to quickly sign contracts with customers around the world. That means no more paperwork and no more waiting for physical mail. Best of all, from a legal perspective, these signatures are just as reliable as those made with a pen.

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Digital signatures in sales: top advantages demonstrated

For a variety of reasons, an eSignature tool can speed up the final signing process of a contract, but even before this final stage, sales teams should use eSignatures throughout their sales process.

gray laptop beside white printer paper vs. DocuSign: What are the differences?

Are you looking for a decent DocuSign alternative that offers an all-in-one contract automation platform? A software that gives you access to a wide range of features that the legal team should have to work faster and scale?

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Why electronic signatures count in contract management

The EU Regulation on electronic identification and trust services for electronic transactions puts a qualified electronic signature on a par with a handwritten signature in terms of legal effect. This is the starting signal for the simplification of many processes, and that already in 2016. This article would like to point out some of the many advantages of the electronic signature compared to conventional paper dispatch for companies.

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Electronic Signatures: Everything You Need to Know

Digital transformation is high on the list of priorities in German companies. However, outdated methods continue to be used for contract processing, especially for signing contracts, even though electronic signatures are equivalent to handwritten signatures on paper for many use cases. More and more companies in Germany, Austria and Switzerland are therefore switching to an electronic contract system, as the time saved in processing is significant and risks can be eliminated at the same time.

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