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STANDARDS AND PROCEDURES FOR ELECTRONIC RECORDS AND SIGNATURES
Creating industry wide standards for electronic signatures and records

 

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SPeRS 3.0:
Resource Provides Companies with a Common Base for Implementing Electronic Transactions

Washington, D.C. - SPeRS is a technology-neutral set of guidelines and strategies for industry use in designing and implementing systems for electronic transactions under the federal Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act (ESIGN) and state adoptions of the Uniform Electronic Transactions Act (UETA). SPeRS 3.0 updates the groundbreaking guidance contained in SPeRS 1.0, developed by a broad cross-section of leading financial service companies and trade associations. SPeRS 3.0 updates  include:

·         Integration of recent judicial decisions into Commentaries

·         Updated statutory and regulatory citations

·         Revisions to key checklists reflecting current best practices, consumer familiarity, and lessons learned

o   Consent

o   Delivery

o   Records Management

·         Updated signature methodology evaluation for touchscreens and biometrics

·         Updated compendium of cumulative judicial decisions in Appendix D

SPeRS is available for purchase via Joseph Comizio at jcomizio@buckleysandler.com

eSignRecords 2014: The Electronic Signature and Records Association’s (ESRA) Annual Conference

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Digital Insights & Trends: “Digital Assets” … or Liabilities?

November 18, 2014

Delaware’s Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets and Digital Accounts Act (H.B. 345) makes Delaware the latest state to regulate access to “digital assets” after death. Unless the account-holder instructs otherwise, legally appointed fiduciaries will: (1) have the same access to digital assets as they have always had to tangible assets, and (2) the same duty to comply with the account-holder’s instructions. In short, the personal representative or guardian of a digital account-holder can access the emails, documents, audio, video, images, social media content, computer programs, software licenses, usernames and passwords created on the deceased’s digital devices or stored electronically. This access could be very helpful, or extremely problematic, depending on what the digital records reveal. Read more…

 

 

 

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