Court Support for Electronic Signatures in the United States
Judicial opinions addressing a challenge to the legality of e-signatures in the United States are relatively rare. For the vast majority of use cases, and in nearly all jurisdictions, a properly executed electronic signature carries the same legal effect as a “wet” signature.
Download this whitepaper for an overview of applicable case law across all United States jurisdictions (through June 2019). Specifically, the whitepaper addresses cases that:
- Rely on a DocuSign audit trail as key evidence
- Acknowledge DocuSign electronic signature as legally binding
- Use e-signature for court filings, and 4)use e-signature for class actions and related matters