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RPost Services Support Compliance with New FDA Guidelines On 21 CFR Part 11

February 14, 2014 / in Blog, Registered Email™ / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has published guidance for compliance with specific regulations in 21 CFR Part 11. This guidance is intended to describe the FDA’s current thinking regarding the scope and application of part 11 of Title 21 of the Code of Federal Regulations; Electronic Records; Electronic Signatures (21 CFR Part 11). RPost’s Registered Email™ service supports compliance with 21 CFR Part 11 with regard to preserving a time-stamped audit trail and a [...]

How to Prove Message Delivery & Content from Salesforce.Com (or Any CRM)

November 13, 2013 / in Blog, Registered Email™ / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

An important trend for companies today is use of web-based messaging and CRM platforms such as Salesforce.com to manage, track and/or secure outbound correspondence. While some of these platforms let you send attached documents with your message, most (including Salesforce.com) do not save copies of attachments in the sent record stored in the web-based system. The only way to maintain proof of content for messages sent on these platforms is to send them using RPost’s Registe [...]

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: T [...]

Use of Email to Satisfy Mail Delivery Requirements of SEC Disclosure Rules

May 23, 2013 / in Blog, Registered Email™ / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

Use of Email to Satisfy Mail Delivery Requirements of SEC Disclosure Rules We were recently asked to review the disclosure by mail delivery requirements of US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Rule 14d-4. In summary, RPost’s patented technology is uniquely positioned to serve as an alternative to delivery by postal mail while meeting requirements for these disclosure notices. Please review the legal analyses for further details. Our review of th [...]

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 [...]

Physician Groups Turn to RPost for HIPAA Compliance, Electronic Signatures, and Registered Email Delivery Proof

May 30, 2012 / in Blog, General / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

Be Well  Solutions, a wellness center, reports that they have used RPost with unquestionable success in terms of paper reduction, proof of compliance with HIPAA data privacy requirements, and proof of who sent what to whom and when. Dr. Michael Schechter, a physician and partner in Be Well Solutions, reports specifi [...]

How Electronic Signatures & Electronic Documents are Better Than Paper?

November 01, 2010 / in Blog, Electronic Signatures / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

Electronic Signatures Documents have the Same Legal Strength of Wet Ink Signatures. E-business transactions – Did you know that if executed properly from beginning to end they can reduce all types of risk and make e-contracts more enforceable than paper processes. However, simply complying with the ten-year old ESIGN Act that affords electronically-signed documents the same legal strength of wet [...]

Electronic Signature Transactions have Same Validity & Legality as Paper Transactions

October 27, 2010 / in Blog, Electronic Signatures / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

Electronic Transactions Would Be Afforded the Same Validity and Legality as Paper Transactions Background: Enactment of electronic laws – the Electronic Signatures in global commerce Act (ESIGN, the federal statute) and the Uniform Electronic Transactions Act (UETA – adopted by forty-six states) are basically similar and were designed to facilitate electronic transactions consistent with [...]

When Can You Convert Legal Notices to Registered Email™ Messages?

October 08, 2010 / in Blog, Registered Email™ / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

I was recently asked a question by an insurance company in Massachusetts that is likely a question on the minds of many who are looking to cut cost and reduce paper and mail use in the insurance sector. As such, let me share my response to their question, “…could we move to convert our thousands of insurance cancellation notices from first class mail with certificate of sending to Registered Email™ service by RPost?” Since RPost does not provide legal advice, the following should only b [...]