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
If you are a trustee or beneficiary of a discretionary trust that owns property in NSW, your trust deed may require amendments that exclude ‘foreign persons’ as beneficiaries by 31 December 2020 to avoid additional surcharges.
“I don’t need a Will – I am young and I don’t own anything!” I often hear this from young people and it worries me because it just isn’t right. Particularly considering current world events, I feel compelled to take a moment to set the record straight. If you are over the age of 18, you need a Will and here are the reasons why