Electronic signature law is gaining on its importance. With the number of mobile devices increasing around the world, the need for a secure method of digitally signing documents in a legally valid manner is growing. The advantages offered by digital signatures are obvious: above all, they save time, resources, and money. But are electronic signatures legally valid internationally? Lawyer, Daniel Schätzle, takes a closer look at the issue.
Qualified electronic signature is, simply put, a type of an Advanced Electronic Signature. To simplify it even more, it is a digital signature. It seems like the word “digital” is everywhere these days. Everything, or let’s say many things, work only in digital or electronic form today, whether we are talking about radios, watches, or transferring money using online banking. What used to be unthinkable is now an everyday occurrence. We used to sign contracts by hand and now we can do so “digitally” or electronically. Let’s have a closer look: what exactly is a qualified electronic signature and what can you actually sign with it?
ESPC20 Online, Europe’s largest gathering of the M365 community is finally here. Stefan Osterkamp, our business development manager for Microsoft solutions, has compiled his highlights of the ESPC20 week.
Contract management is a critical business process and poses plenty of challenges. The goal of this blog article is to explain the advantages of digital contract management in the scope of enterprise content management and show how “eIDAS remote signature” is now finally ensuring that the entire contract procedure, including the signing process (!), can be completely free of media discontinuities. What does that mean? You can sign your contracts digitally in the future.
Microsoft has consolidated all of its Office applications, cloud services, and security functions under the name Microsoft 365 since April 21, 2020. This platform is already available to many companies as enterprise license packages (e.g., an E3 or an E5 license). And that means they have access to Microsoft Content Services as well.