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New EU-wide online signature and trust rules come into force

Thursday 30 June 2016 | 11:05 CET | News
New rules on trust services under the electronic identification and services (eIDAS) system come into effect across the 28 EU member states on 01 July, opening the way for convenient, secure and legally valid electronic transactions across borders, said the EC in a statement. The new rules replace the 17 year-old eSignature Directive and serve to modernise the legal framework for a number of trust services, including electronic signatures, electronic seals, time stamps, electronic delivery services and website authentication as well as legal admissibility of electronic documents. In

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Companies: European Commission
Countries: Europe
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