Electronic Signatures Market Update: What to Expect in 2017

December 19, 2016 / in Blog, Electronic Signatures / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

Much of the uncertainty as to the legality of electronically signed contracts has dissipated over the last decade and a half — through definitions in the broad state (UETA) and Federal (ESIGN) statutes, and through practice by the first few waves of adopters. Today, e-signature services are widely used by professionals within financial services, insurance, real estate, legal services, and other industries. Most business professionals are now aware that [...]

Electronic Signatures Empower Your Business Processes

June 03, 2016 / in Blog, Electronic Signatures / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

E-signature technology offers much more than just the ability to get a document signed remotely. E-signature technology also provides businesses with the opportunity to completely reinvigorate decades-old business processes, enhance productivity, and automate mundane work flows. Are e-signatures legal? US ESIGN law states, in short, that a legal e-signature is a sound, symbol, or mark, made with intent to sign. In short, yes. Will an e-signed document be admissible in c [...]

Are E-Signatures Legal?

June 02, 2016 / in Blog, Electronic Signatures / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

People use e-signatures every day without even realizing they’re “e-signing” — signing on an electronic signature pad at grocery store check-out, replying to an email with a typed confirmation of terms, or putting in a PIN code for a debit card transaction, for example. Most people have no doubts about the legality of these everyday “e-sign” transactions. Yet, according to a member poll of the International Association of Commercial and Contract Managers (IACCM), 71 [...]

Legal Analysis of RSign’s E-Signature Service in View of EU Directive on Electronic Signatures

November 08, 2013 / in Blog, Electronic Signatures / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

Recently, we were asked to discuss the RPost electronic signature service in view of “European Directive 1999/93/CE on electronic signatures,” a Directive aimed at creating common standards for legal recognition of electronic signatures within EU member states. “European Directive 1999/93/CE on electronic signatures” introduces several key requirements and definitions: The electronic signature [...]

RSign E-Signature Services Cited as A Strong Performer by Independent Research Firm

May 13, 2013 / in Blog, Electronic Signatures / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

RSign achieves top score in breadth and depth of e-signature services, compliance with industry/country regulations and technical standards, and enterprise scalability categories. Forrester Research, Inc. has recognized RSign as a strong performer in electronic signature services, according to the report, The Forrester Wave™: E-Signatures, Q2 2013. RPost was among select companie [...]

RSign App for Document Output Management Systems

October 31, 2012 / in Blog, Electronic Signatures / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

Configured for SAP by default, configurable for other output management systems on demand. The RSign Output Management app generally provides the following functions to connect document output management systems to the RSign Cloud for secure, verifiable, encrypted, large file, and e-signature processing. The RSign Output Management app performs the following functions in general, and can be configured for specific situations: 1. Output management system generates [...]

Electronic Signature Services for Electronic Contract Execution

September 22, 2011 / in Blog, Electronic Signatures / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

Registered Receipt™ Record Turning the Electronic Signature into A Signed Contract with High Evidential and Legal Weight Here’s a new testimonial from another happy RPost customer, Bob Schackner, Director of Competitive Edge Services at Renaissance Alliance Group. Renaissance Alliance Group is an elite coalition of independent agencies, insurers, and service with over 80 member agencies. In his role as Director of Competi [...]

Electronic Signatures are Evidential Proof for Legal Contracts

August 30, 2011 / in Blog, Electronic Signatures / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

This latest RSign electronic signature upgrade delivers all the elements necessary for upholding legal contracts in today’s automated technology environments with three crucial, specific elements: 1. Auditable Proof of Signoff: Only RSign technology provides a record of precisely what message content was in fact sent, received, and signed off with a robust audit trail that is cryptographically associated with the [...]

Three Electronic Signature Service Areas

August 30, 2011 / in Blog, Electronic Signatures / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

Three Electronic Signature Service Areas – When to Use “Sending for Signature”, “Form sign”, “Sender Signs” The main RSign electronic signature service upgrade runs on RSign’s Registered Email™ technology platform and is unique in that it permits senders to send for signature and have electronic signing capabilities anywhere – from their mobile device, browser-based email and CRM services like Salesforce.com, and desktop em [...]

RSign New Electronic Signature Service Upgrade

August 30, 2011 / in Blog, Electronic Signatures / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

We have been asked to lay out what specifically is new with regards to the August 20 electronic signature upgrade. This provides a quick summary: RSign electronic signature service upgrade builds upon key elements of RSign’s services: auditable proof of signoff, user simplicity, and advanced tracking and reporting of delivery, opening, and signoff events. Specifically, what is new are the following: 1. Simplified methods of sending documents for recipient signoff from web- [...]