eSignatures and Electronic Contracts: What You Need to Know to Have an Enforceable Electronic Contract
Recorded On: 11/09/2023
About the Webinar
Welcome to the 21st century! The future is here: we are already in the age of electronic transactions. Given their prevalence, it is critically important that business professionals understand how to have a valid eSignature and a binding electronic contract that you can enforce if your customer defaults. For credit professionals in particular, this applies, for example, to credit applications, terms and conditions, supply and service contracts and purchase orders. During this session, our presenters will cover the legal requirements and the essentials of eSignatures and electronic contracts and will explain what it takes to ensure that you have valid and enforceable electronic documents.
About the Speakers
Jason Torf, Esq., Tucker Ellis LLP
Jason M. Torf is a bankruptcy and creditors’ rights partner at Tucker Ellis LLP. Jason regularly represents clients in helping them solve their problems with troubled customers, both in bankruptcy proceedings and otherwise. Jason is a frequent speaker at NACM and other credit groups to help credit professionals understand practical steps their companies can utilize to minimize risk and maximize their recovery when dealing with a financially troubled customer.
span class="x_normaltextrun">aul Malie, Esq., Tucker Ellis LLPPaul Malie is a business attorney and partner at Tucker Ellis LLP. He actively counsels clients in all stages of commercial transactions involving both domestic and international elements. He serves as outside general counsel to many middle-market companies and has a robust transactional practice where he advises companies, private equity firms, lenders, and creditors in complex business and financial transactions. Paul devotes a significant portion of his practice to the day-to-day drafting and review of commercial contracts in numerous industries in order to strengthen his clients’ rights and remedies. Paul is also a certified data privacy and security professional. Please visit https://www.tuckerellis.com/people/paul-j-malie/ for more information about Paul’s practice.
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