In-House Counsel Examines Opportunities for Contracting Processes Reply

The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) has published an article by ESRA Board Member, Dan Puterbaugh. This online exclusive for ACC Docket addresses the perception of electronic process implementations from an attorney’s perception and the opportunities available.  Dan is director and associate general counsel at Adobe.

The Challenges of Electronic Signature Implementations

Electronic signatures have been legal and enforceable in the United States since the passage of the ESIGN Act in 2000. Electronic signatures provide an enormous opportunity for in-house counsel to facilitate speed, efficiency and reliability in the contracting process. Yet, many attorneys who have been trained in the “sign-it-in-blue-ink” school of signature gathering still regard electronic signatures with a wary eye…

Read the full article here.

Executive Q&A with ESRA’s 2014 Chairman Reply

This morning Progress in Lending published its recent interview with Bill Brice, 2014 Chairman of ESRA and CEO of AlphaTrust.  His expertise is showcased along with ESRA’s overall thought leadership in advocating the continued advancement of electronic signatures and records.

Executive Spotlight: Bill Brice of AlphaTrust Corp. and ESRA

For years, e-signature technology was hyped as the future of the financial services industry. It appears that the future has arrived, as e-signatures are becoming an industry standard. To explain the current state of e-signature solutions, we spoke with Bill Brice…

Read the full Executive Spotlight interview by Phil Hall.