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Use of Digital Signatures in e-Financial Transactions in Vietnam

In Vietnam, the increase in e-commerce over the past two years — as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic — has gone hand in hand with increased use of cashless payments and online banking transactions. To this end, digital signatures have played an essential role in the digitization strategy of the country’s banking sector. However,

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E-Signature Regulations
United Arab Emirates

Share: Return to Guides Does your jurisdiction maintain a list of trusted entities to qualify e-signatures? To add another layer of protection, the electronic signature may be supported by an electronic authentication certificate issued by an authentication services provider which confirms the identity of the person or entity holding the electronic signature and the signature

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E-Signature Regulations
Malta

Share: Return to Guides In 2014, the European Union passed Regulation (EU) 910/2014, on electronic identification and trust services for electronic transactions in the internal market (eIDAS), to regulated and authorise electronic signatures across the European Union. This regulation provides specific guidance on how and when an electronic signature may be used, by first differentiating

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E-Signature Regulations
Portugal

Share: Return to Guides Does your jurisdiction maintain a list of trusted entities to qualify e-signatures? Currently active trust service providers: a. CEGER – Centro de Gestão da Rede Informática do Governo; b. ACIN iCloud Solutions, Lda: c. Instituto dos Registos e do Notariado I.P.; d. NOS COMUNICAÇÕES, S.A.; e. AMA – AGÊNCIA PARA A

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E-Signature Regulations
United Kingdom

Share: Return to Guides Introduction The following note will look at the use of electronic signatures in law in England and Wales.  The use of electronic signatures have increased due to the Coronavirus pandemic and the fact that lockdowns and coronavirus restrictions have made it harder for people to sign documents in wet-ink. As a

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E-Signature Regulations
Germany

Share: Return to Guides European law background Regulation (EU) No. 910/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 July 2014 on electronic identification and trust services for electronic transactions in the internal market and repealing Directive 1999/93/EC (“eIDAS”) sets out the basic rules for electronic signatures in order to create signature procedures

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E-Signature Regulations
USA – Texas

Share: Return to Guides Does your jurisdiction maintain a list of trusted entities to qualify e-signatures? No, Texas does not seem to maintain a list of trusted entities to qualify e-signatures. Under the UETA and URPERA, an e-signature is any “electronic sound, symbol, or process attached to or logically associated with a record and executed

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E-Signature Regulations
USA – Ohio

Share: Return to Guides Does your jurisdiction maintain a list of trusted entities to qualify e-signatures? No, Ohio does not maintain a list of trusted entities to qualify e-signatures. Please provide a quick overview of the law, i.e., types of contracts that qualify for use with e-signature. Ohio’s UETA supplements state contract law to permit

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E-Signature Regulations
Hungary

Share: Return to Guides Does your jurisdiction maintain a list of trusted entities to qualify e-signatures? In accordance with the eIDAS Regulation, trust services and trust service providers are registered by the Hungarian National Media and Infocommunications Authority. The list of the qualified trust service providers is available here: http://webpub-ext.nmhh.hu/esign2016/szolgParams/main.do. Please provide a quick overview

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E-Signature Regulations
Switzerland

Share: Return to Guides Does your jurisdiction maintain a list of trusted entities to qualify e-signatures? A qualified certificate can only be issued by the following licensed service providers (as of 09.08.2021): Swisscom (Schweiz) AG QuoVadis Trustlink Schweiz AGSwissSign AG Federal Office of Information Technology, Systems and Telecommunication Please provide a quick overview of the

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