eSignature and ePayment News and Trends

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eSignature and ePayment News and Trends

eSignature and ePayment News and Trends

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A fact of business today is that customers – both consumers and other businesses – and employees expect to transact digitally. To remain competitive, companies find themselves increasing their efforts to digitally transform their businesses.

Successfully implementing this digital transformation requires careful planning to ensure regulatory compliance, a smooth integration with existing business technology and a positive customer experience.

This bulletin is the first in a series aiming to help companies identify important and significant news and legal developments impacting digital offerings. Each issue will feature in-depth insight on a timely and important current topic. In this issue, we look at the DC Circuit's recent – and long-awaited – decision concerning the Telephone Consumer Protection Act. In addition, we will cover recently enacted federal and state laws, federal and state regulatory activities, fresh judicial precedent and other important news.

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In this issue

  • In long-awaited TCPA case, DC appellate panel vacates material sections of FCC's 2015 TCPA order
    2 MAY 2018

    Because of the federal Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act (ESIGN) and equivalent state laws, companies are delivering important disclosures and other information that traditionally needed to be presented "in writing" electronically instead. In addition, the medium of choice for communicating with consumers electronically is rapidly migrating from email to text messaging. As a result, understanding the requirements of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) are is a must. This edition's Insight looks at the most recent judicial examination of the FCC's interpretation of the TCPA.

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  • A short primer on applicable US eSignature laws
    2 MAY 2018

    Two bodies of law in the US govern the legality of electronic signatures and electronic records: ESIGN and UETA. Here is a quick look at each of them, plus notes on other selected laws governing digital transactions.

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