Big News for Small Biz — SBA Loan eSignature Bill

Posted from ESRA The Small Business Loan Simplification Act of 2014 was introduced on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives this afternoon. The House Committee on Small Business invited ESRA’s Public Policy Committee to Washington, DC for a meeting this past July. ESRA provided industry insights; education about ESIGN, UETA, GPEA; and recommendations… Read more »

AssureSign Supports IRS Acceptance of E-Signatures

IRS Announces Forms May Now Be Signed Electronically Orlando, Fla., March 14, 2014 — AssureSign LLC, the industry-leading provider of electronic signature software, fully supports the recent announcement by the Internal Revenue Service that, effective March 11, 2014, it now accepts electronic signatures on Forms 8878 and 8879. As a member of the Electronic Signature… Read more »

Understanding NIST Standards When Dealing with Electronic Authentication

by Britni Zandbergen – IDology   The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is not only one of the nation’s oldest physical science laboratories, it is also a non-regulatory agency of the United States Department of Commerce. From nanotechnologies to the world’s largest and most complex creations, NIST conducts research in support of a… Read more »

ESRA Continues to Lead Cross-Industry Discourse on the Future of E-Signatures and E-Records

Discussions on Emerging Legislation and Technology at Summer Meeting Helps Shape Agenda for Annual Conference in November Washington, D.C. — August 29, 2013 — The Electronic Signature and Records Association (ESRA), the premier trade association representing electronic signature industry adopters and providers, recently met in Seattle during a two-day leadership session to continue preparations for… Read more »

E-signature – New Technologies and Legislation are Keys to Making it Popular

The European Forum on Electronic Signature (EFPE) 2013, the biggest international conference in Europe on the issues of e-signature and e-identification, has come to an end. The Conference was attended by over 130 participants from 21 countries. This year’s EFPE was held under the honorary patronage of: the Minister of Economy, the Minister of Justice,… Read more »

How e-signing can transform your business

Original Article By Barbara Morris No matter how much the world changes, some processes stay constant. We may file taxes online, complete financial paperwork digitally and email or text most communications, but one stamp of identity that is still required when closing any major deal is the personal signature. The individualized series of loops and… Read more »

New Analysis by ACORD Offers Insight on E-Signatures in Insurance

ACORD, the global, nonprofit standards development organization serving the insurance industry, released a new strategic analysis on e-Signatures and e-Delivery in the insurance industry, providing an overview of the legal requirements and best practices for implementation, to serve as a guide for agents, distributors and carriers who want to use or enable electronic signatures but… Read more »