Expert Answers to the Most Frequently Asked E-Signature Questions

February 15, 2007

Montreal, QC, February 16, 2007 — Overwhelming interest in Silanis' recent educational Web seminar, "E-Signature FAQ Web Seminar -- Your chance to ask the experts," has prompted the world's most experienced e-signature provider to post a summary of the event here.

A panel of four e-signature experts, with more than 30 combined years of experience, hosted the January 23 seminar. With legal, technical and other expertise, their experiences have encompassed compliance, business processes and implementation, in commercial and government environments.

Questions submitted before and during the seminar included the following: Why add e-signatures to a process?

  • Why add e-signatures to a process?
  • Does e-signing increase exposure to risk?
  • Have the courts upheld e-signatures?
  • What is the best way to authenticate an unknown user over the Web?
  • What are the most common mistakes in e-signature implementation?
  • Can more than one person sign the same document electronically?
  • and more.

With Gartner predicting mainstream adoption of e-signatures less than 18 months from now, implementation questions are high on the agenda for many organizations. This commentary will provide valuable guidance for all those considering or planning this crucial next step.

About Silanis

Founded in 1992, Silanis Technology Inc. is the largest and most experienced provider of electronic signature solutions. More than 1,100 government and commercial organizations, representing two million users, depend on Silanis' solutions to accelerate operations, improve service, and reduce costs. The company's solutions not only eliminate the inefficiencies of paper, they provide reliable and auditable business records needed to demonstrate compliance with applicable laws, standards, regulations and policies.