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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eIDAS-compliant eSignatures: Business Continuity in Times of COVID and Beyond

eIDAS-compliant eSignatures: Business Continuity in Times of COVID and Beyond

The COVID-19 pandemic put many industries to the test as they found alternate ways to serve their customers and manage to survive the crisis. The banking and finance sector may have already been ahead of the curve with digitalisation.

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Attacks on PDF Certification and the impact on Approval Signatures

Attacks on PDF Certification and the impact on Approval Signatures


In May 2021, researchers published two attacks on certified PDFs, which enabled unintentional and fraudulent modifications to be applied to signed documents. Here we provide a brief summary of the attacks and explain why documents that are digitally signed using Cryptomathic Signer and its WYSIWYS technology is not susceptible to these attacks.

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Cryptomathic Signer Supports Multi-Tenancy, Multi-Policy and Multi-IdP for Global Signature Services

Cryptomathic Signer Supports Multi-Tenancy, Multi-Policy and Multi-IdP for Global Signature Services

When deploying digital signatures to fully digitalize business processes, large organization such as banks must comply with the technical and legal guidelines of the country in which they operate. Complying with standards of various jurisdictions can prove difficult when the signature solution must be made available on both a global and a local level.

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