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Electronic contracts and electronic signatures under Australian law

An electronic signature is a signature which is applied by electronic means to a document in electronic form. Australian law generally recognises that deeds and agreements can be executed via electronic means and by way of an electronic signature. 

The common law in Australia supports the use of electronic contracts and electronic signatures and Australian Courts have historically shown a willingness to adapt the common law to encompass new technology.

Download this whitepaper to learn more about common use cases, and examples of where there are current uncertainties impacting the use of electronic signature technology. 

 

 

 

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