How E-Signatures Can Reduce Risk and Strengthen Enforceability of Signed Records

Date: Tuesday, February 7th, 2017
Time: 2pm ET | 11am PT
Cost: FREE

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Organizations undergoing digital transformation often have legal questions related to moving paper-based business processes online without introducing new risks. Beyond the minimum requirements for electronic and digital signatures set forth in the laws, addressing the risk of fraud, repudiation and compliance is of utmost importance as well. In the event of a regulatory audit or legal dispute, avoiding fines and ensuring admissibility is dependent on a company’s ability to produce convincing, reliable evidence.

In this complimentary 60 minute webcast Pat Hatfield, Partner at Locke Lord LLP will present practical evidentiary considerations of electronic records and signatures and guidance on how to reduce your risk.

Highlights will include:

  • - A brief overview of e-sign legislation
  • - Insights gained from relevant case law
  • - How e-signature laws overlay with existing commercial and industry regulations
  • - The challenges of defending electronic transactions
  • - A live demonstration of ‘best practice’ e-signature audit trails & process evidence


If your organization is committed to improving customer experience and reducing risk, take advantage of this great opportunity to hear practical advice from one of the foremost experts on electronic commerce law.

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Featured Speakers:


Patrick Hatfield
Locke Lord LLP

Patrick J. Hatfield is a partner in the Corporate Department in Locke Lord's Austin office and co-chairs the Firm’s Technology Transactions Group. Throughout his legal career, Mr. Hatfield has focused on financial services, intellectual property and technology, gaining valuable experience as in-house counsel, including 10 years as senior counsel and vice president to a leading provider of IT and outsourcing services to the global financial services industry now part of Computer Sciences Corporation. He co-authored the 6-Point Framework for assessing risk in electronic signature and e-contracting processes. He has helped many clients design and implement effective electronic signature and electronic delivery processes in compliance with ESIGN, UETA and admissibility standards under various rules of evidence.



Andrea Masterton
Corporate Marketing Director

Andrea Masterton is Corporate Marketing Director of eSignLive. In this role she oversees industry marketing strategy, market awareness and demand generation within key industry segments, specifically insurance, banking and financial services. Her 15+ years' experience in the electronic signature market includes participation in industry e-signatures and process improvement working groups and standards bodies.


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