Dawn Illing

Dawn Illing

Dawn Illing has over 25 years of product management experience in the banking, insurance and cyber security industries. With a passion to follow industry changes, standards and regulations, Dawn has released many successful products and services to market, ahead of competitors. By working internationally across EMEA, this has inspired her interest in cross-border digital identity and cyber security, including the interoperable requirements that necessitate successful delivery of digital product and market solutions.
The UK Conveyancing Association Lenders Survey Reveals the Need for eIDAS Qualified Electronic Signatures

The UK Conveyancing Association Lenders Survey Reveals the Need for eIDAS Qualified Electronic Signatures

The Conveyancing Association (CA) in the UK has revealed the findings of its 2022 Lender Survey, which it strongly believes will assist in identifying areas where the industry can collaborate to enhance the mortgage and conveyancing process. Within these findings, Qualified Electronic Signatures (QES) play a large part by streamlining processes that are not only compliant with UK Law, but also across the EU, and in compliance with the eIDAS regulation.

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Which Industry Sectors MUST Use Electronic Signatures?

Which Industry Sectors MUST Use Electronic Signatures?

Certain industries have a necessity to protect confidential information as well as a requirement for authentication - proving that a document was sent by a particular person. In this blog post, we will not be looking at why specific industry sectors SHOULD use electronic signatures, instead, we aim to educate the reader on where and why certain sectors NEED to use them.

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Qualified Digital Signing: The Electronic Execution of Documents in England & Wales

Qualified Digital Signing: The Electronic Execution of Documents in England & Wales

Looking at the current situation in England and Wales, this article aims to demystify electronic signatures and explain how they can be used in all types of electronic transactions in accordance with UK eIDAS legislation.

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Qualified Electronic Signing for Digital Mortgage Disruption and why a Wet Signature is ‘so last year’ 

Qualified Electronic Signing for Digital Mortgage Disruption and why a Wet Signature is ‘so last year’ 

In the last few years, a number of digital mortgage lenders have entered the market. These lenders have been described as ‘disruptive’ - entering with an aim to simplify and streamline processes, and ultimately, reduce turnaround times.

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UK eIDAS & EU eIDAS - What Does This Mean for Cross-Border Transactions and Digital Signatures?

UK eIDAS & EU eIDAS - What Does This Mean for Cross-Border Transactions and Digital Signatures?

The eIDAS Regulation (No 910/2014) (EU eIDAS) came into force in 2016. It created a Europe-wide legal framework for electronic identification, transactions and signatures. How has this cross-border digitalization drive been impacted by Brexit for digital transactions between the EU & UK?

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