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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What You See Is What You Timestamp – A cost-effective acceptance method to guarantee non-repudiation document acceptance for legal archiving purposes

What You See Is What You Timestamp – A cost-effective acceptance method to guarantee non-repudiation document acceptance for legal archiving purposes

In this article, we proposeWhat-You-See-Is-What-You-Timestamp (WYSIWYT) as an attractive alternative to Qualified Electronic Signatures, for certain signing needs where non-repudiable user acceptance and integrity protection are required for a given contract or transaction, i.e. when documents need to be formally accepted, but where no fulfilment form is prescribed by national law.

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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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eIDAS Qualified Remote Signing Technology – Different Integration Options

eIDAS Qualified Remote Signing Technology – Different Integration Options

The demand for remote digital signatures to enhance security and customer experience continues to grow across the EU as the banking and financial sector moves forward with digitalization, global expansion and technological transformation. This article presents 3 integration options for Cryptomathic’s digital signing solution.

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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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How Cryptomathic Signer differs from other eIDAS compliant remote signing solutions

How Cryptomathic Signer differs from other eIDAS compliant remote signing solutions

As part of the global drive for digital transformation, legally binding digital signatures are at the forefront of many businesses’ ambitions to provide an enhanced and complete digital customer journey. Even though most people can understand the general concept of digital signatures, reaching the highest level of assurance with a Qualified Electronic Signature contains quite a few things to consider.

Here we provide a high-level comparison between Cryptomathic Signer and other eIDAS remote signing solutions available in the market.

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All Trains Cancelled: How an e-Signature Failure Derailed a €3bn Swiss-Austrian Transport Deal

All Trains Cancelled: How an e-Signature Failure Derailed a €3bn Swiss-Austrian Transport Deal

Last week order for 186 double-decker trains was nullified due to a legal formality surrounding the Qualified Electronic Signature used to ink the deal. Guillaume Forget, Managing Director and e-signature specialist of Cryptomathic GmbH, unpacks what went wrong and highlights what businesses everywhere can learn from the debacle.

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