As a result of the coronavirus pandemic, the use of e-signatures is being closely re-examined. In this video alert, Matt McLaughlin – commercial litigator and partner-in-charge of Venable’s New York office – discusses the legal and social value of electronic signatures. Matt explains the federal and state statutes allowing for electronic signing and remote notarizations, as well as their enforceability and best practices. He also outlines recent changes in New York State related to e-signing practices and those documents still deemed ineligible for electronic signatures.
This video alert is part of multi-part series on electronic signatures and remote online notarizations. Links to earlier articles below.