Date of this Version

December 1999

Document Type

Journal Article

Publication Details

Forder, Jay. “Electronic signatures: are international uniform rules any nearer?", CCH Law and Technology, Issue 18, Dec 1999, pp. 5-6.

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[Extract] It seems clear that electronic commerce would be better served if, before entering the transaction, there was more certainty about what the law recognised as a satisfactory electronic signature.



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