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E-Signatures and Electronic Contracts: What Paralegals Must Know

  • 01/09/2020
  • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Audio Webinar

REGISTRATION: https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/E-Signatures-and-Electronic-Contracts-What-Paralegals-Must-Know/Audio-Webinar/84928ER_FLFLRPA469300000?pt=1

Program Description

Understanding the Compliance and Litigation Aspects

E-signatures and digital contracts are the new ubiquitous reality of business and law practice. Are you confident you're handling them correctly? This incisive course explores the risks, compliance tips and litigation issues inherent in using electronic signatures and conducting electronic transactions. Assess the risks and benefits of e-contracts and find out how they're used in litigation. Get practical tips for collecting and storing e-signatures and clarify the role of the paralegals in ensuring compliance. Register today!

  • Learn when and how electronic signatures can be used safely and what laws govern their use.
  • Clarify what clients need to know before signing to ensure the validity of e-signed documents and prevent future disputes.
  • Identify and resolve the authentication and admissibility issues often faced in dealing with e-contracts.
  • Clearly outline limitations on the use of electronic signatures.

Who Should Attend

This intermediate level course will provide attendees with guidance on how to properly handle digital signatures and electronic contracts. Those who should attend include:

  • Paralegals
  • Legal Assistants
  • Legal Support Staff

Course Content

  1. ESIGN, UETA and the Legal Basis for E-Signatures
  2. Practical Aspects of Obtaining and Storing E-Signatures
  3. What Electronic Signatures CANNOT be Used for
  4. E-Signatures in Healthcare and HIPAA
  5. Authentication and Admissibility of E-Signatures and Electronic Contracts

Washington State Paralegal Association
1402 Lake Tapps Parkway SE
Ste. F104/PMB133
Auburn, WA. 98092



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