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Nexus explains the difference between e- and digital signatures

Posted by Jeremy Duffy | 22 June 2021 | Estate Planning

In the June 2021 edition of Acuity, Nexus Law Group legal technologist and Group Principal Jeremy Duffy explains the difference between e- and digital signatures, “As the use of e-signatures increases exponentially, chartered accountants and their clients need to understand the difference between the two and the legal responsibilities implied with each.”

“A digital signature is significantly more secure than an electronic signature. As a result, when issues arise as to whether a document has been signed by a particular party, or signed at all, it will almost always arise in the context of an electronic signature. E-signatures are more likely to give rise to a legal dispute than digital signatures,” said Group Principal Jeremy Duffy

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