TowerGroup and eSignLive Webcast to Focus on E-Signatures in Insurance

February 12, 2008
An upcoming Webcast by TowerGroup and Silanis will review TowerGroup's recent report, "Electronic Signature and Secure Forms in the Insurance Industry: Taking the P&C Pen to the Web" and share need-to-know facts about this critical technology.Montreal, QC, February 13, 2008 - Leading e-signature provider Silanis Technology and TowerGroup, the world's leading research and consulting firm focused on the global financial services industry, will offer a Webcast on the latter's recent report, "Electronic Signature and Secure Forms in the Insurance Industry: Taking the P&C Pen to the Web," and review crucial e-signature implementation considerations.Hosted by Karen Pauli, author of this defining report, and Silanis vice-president and co-founder Michael Laurie, this must-attend event for

 insurance carriers who have not yet implemented will take place on Thursday, February 21, at 2:00PM EST. A senior analyst in TowerGroup's insurance practice, Ms. Pauli explains in her report that  "electronic commerce is no longer a "nice-to-have" capability." "A more global business model demands that carriers adopt capabilities for moving documents electronically," she continues, with the acknowledgement that e-signatures are the only way for insurance carriers to take applications fully electronic. In this Webcast, Mr. Laurie will also share vital knowledge gleaned from over 20 years' experience in this market. Learn about e-signatures' real and perceived challenges, adoption trends, solution options and compliance issues, as part of this free event. Consumer expectations, globalization, risk of fraud and competitive pressure have driven a growing number of insurance carriers to adopt electronic signatures in the past 12 months. Silanis insurance customers include three of the top 10 P&C carriers and several others. To register, please click here. About Silanis Founded in 1992, Silanis Technology Inc. is the largest and most experienced provider of electronic signature solutions. More than 1,400 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. About TowerGroup TowerGroup is the leading research and advisory services firm focused exclusively on the financial services industry. A respected source for trusted information and advice, TowerGroup brings many of the world's leading financial institutions, technology companies, and professional services firms a deeper understanding of the business and technology issues impacting their organizations. Headquartered near Boston in Needham, Massachusetts, and with offices in North America and Europe, TowerGroup serves a global client base. Visit for more information.