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Electronic signatures—eIDAS Regulation

Published on: 31 May 2016
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Electronic signatures—eIDAS Regulation
  • Background
  • What are the key changes introduced by the eIDAS regulation? How will the current law change?
  • What will the changes mean in practice?
  • What prompted these changes and are they likely to achieve their aim? Is there anything in the new rules that is unclear or could have unintended consequences?
  • What will happen next?
  • Are these changes part of a trend in this area of law? What are your predictions for the future?

Article summary

Commercial analysis: The eIDAS Regulation is due to replace the eSignature Directive 1999 and comes into effect throughout the EU on 1 July 2016. Lorna Brazell, partner at Osborne Clarke, explains the changes and their implications. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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