ESRA creates and communicates its public policy based upon a rigorous process that is led by key innovators in the electronic signature and records field, and voted on by the Board of Directors. This section contains a list of each of our Public Policy statements.
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Consumers have been embracing the rapid move to digital communication, and have increasingly demonstrated a preference for conducting financial transactions online, including receiving bank statements and other information in real time. In addition, federal legislation designed to reduce the use paper has increasingly driven agencies toward paperless processes. Yet, despite these trends, , many institutions have been slow to offer a fully digital experience for their customers and constituents. Yet, the advantages of electronic communication of banking information allow access to more timely and accurate information, record retention options, and reduction of fraud and identity theft.Read Here
The titling, lien processing, registering, transferring, remarketing, and disposing of publicly registered vehicles should be electronically enabled. ESRA supports the adoption of interstate and intrastate electronic processes for automating public document processing and transactions, or e-Titling.Read Here
ESRA and the Chamber of Digital Commerce respond to emerging State “Smart Contracts” legislationRead Here
ESRA recognizes the potential benefits of the development, standardization and deployment of blockchain and other distributed ledger technologies.Read Here
An ESRA recommendation to SaaS or cloud-based e-signature service providers ahead of an expected 2019 DOJ Final Rule on the issue of website accessibility regulations.Read Here
ESRA seeks a reversal on the SSA’s prohibition of electronic signatures on form SSA-89.Read Here