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Leading banks, legal firms and analysts to speak at eSignLive’ E-Signature Banking Summit

February 9, 2011
Montreal, QC, February 10, 2011 - Silanis Technology, theelectronic signature provider for US Bank, BMW Financial Services, Liberty Mutual, 21st Century, and many other leading financial services, today announced that it will host an

 electronic signature summit for banking executives in New York City on April 8, 2011. The one-day event will feature speakers from top e-Commerce technology and legal experts, such as US Bank, Wells Fargo, Gartner, and Buckley Sandler LLP, as they discuss the legal issues, adoption trends, best practices and strategy recommendations for moving to paperless loan processing using electronic signatures. “Recent foreclosure rulings underscore the importance of maintaining strong transaction evidence and document control,” said Tommy Petrogiannis, CEO and co-founder of Silanis Technology. “Silanis’ E-Signature Banking Summit will address what banks can do to mitigate the risks of executing paperwork, while at the same time delivering superior customer service and making it more convenient for customers to do business with a bank.” During the summit, speakers will share their experiences in how electronic signatures have helped banks to reduce transactions cycle times and costs by maintaining a fully electronic document review and signing process.

Emphasis will also be given to how electronic signatures have enabled banks to reduce signing errors, produce stronger legal evidence than is possible with pen and paper, reduced the time and cost of legal discovery, and given unprecedented control and visibility into customer transactions.

Topics and speakers include:

  • Defining, Designing and Delivering the Ideal Customer Experience, David Forlonger, VP & Analyst, Banking and Investments, Gartner
  • The Legal Perspective, E-Sign Legal and Regulatory Update, Margo Tank, Partner, Buckley Sandler LLP
  • Beyond the Basics – Lessons Learned in the Field, David Whitaker, Senior Company Counsel, Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.
  • US Bank Case Study – Electronic Loan Processing Across 3,000 Retail Branches, David S. Miller, Senior Vice-President, Consumer Loan and Lease Operations, and Ben Carpenter, VP and Associate General Counsel, US Bank

About Silanis Silanis' solutions have processed hundreds of millions of e-signatures since the company was founded in 1992 (50 million in 2010 alone), making it the most widely used e-signature solution. The world’s largest insurance and financial services companies, government agencies, and service providers depend on Silanis to accelerate business transactions and reduce costs while improving compliance with legal and regulatory requirements. The company’s on-premise, cloud and SaaS e-signature solutions eliminate manual, paper-based processing to enable e-commerce and e-government transactions to be executed fully electronically from start to finish.