Routing Documents for Signers: Pearls and Pitfalls Part 2

Interchangeable Signer You may be presented with requirements that allow multiple signers to sign on the same spot interchangeably. This may be the HOD and his deputy, or perhaps any member of a particular department is authorised to sign off on the document. This is similar to Parallel Signing covered in the previous article with the same pitfalls and in addition,

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Routing Documents for Signers: Pearls and Pitfalls Part 1

Sequential Signing This is the simplest use case; you have a document that needs to be signed by some signers in sequence and whose identities are known. Keeping and tracking the document mid-flow is also simple in a custom workflow system. This can be treated as one long transaction, or three different transactions all linked by some common ID.   Parallel

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Why is Cyber Security Important in This Day and Age

The digital age has completely transformed how we see and experience the world. While the global turf on which the globe operates has shrunk, it has not come without its share of challenges. As the level of connection rises, so does the danger of security. It is projected that by the end of 2020, there will be 200 billion connected devices
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Enabling Sign with Singpass with nSignSG

If you’re based in Singapore, did you know that the Singpass App which was previously used for SafeEntry can be used to perform Digital Signing on electronic documents? With the advent of the Sign with Singpass functionality (since 5 November 2020), all Singpass application users are able to perform Digital Signatures on their electronic documents using their mobile phones. Utilizing Digital
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Understanding the legal validity of electronic signatures in Singapore

The Electronic Transactions Act (ETA) was established to provide the legal foundation for electronic transactions in Singapore. The Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) is the authority tasked with establishing regulatory frameworks for electronic commerce. Some key questions are raised below that can help us better understand the legality of electronic signatures in Singapore. What is an electronic signature? IMDA states that
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E-signature workflows made easy

Let’s face it - remote work is here to stay. Many businesses that were questioning the effectiveness of remote work in the past are now convinced of the benefits in terms of productivity and performance. As the number of individuals working from home continues to grow, some businesses find that the traditional way of signing documents and contracts using “wet ink”
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Trusting documents signed in a digital world

2020 has definitely been an eventful year for all of us and I have never experienced anything like it before in the 30+ years that I’ve lived. Covid-19 has affected our lives negatively in many different ways but it has also changed the way we do things positively, in some cases. Since working from home became the norm for most of
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