All agreements used in typical business functions can be signed electronically including: Sales Procurement & Sourcing Human resources Finance & accounts In these instances, there is no real distinction made in law between ‘wet-ink’ signatures and electronic signatures. Find out more from IMDA’s Guide to Adopting Electronic Signature Solutions.
An electronic signature is an acknowledgment provided in an electronic format that a business can use to demonstrate acceptance by a party and that can electronically be used to authenticate the party involved. There is no single unique definition of an electronic signature: and an e-signature can take the form of a click of an […]
In Singapore, the Electronic Transactions Act provides an explicit list of documents that are not allowed to be signed electronically. It excludes, for example: wills; negotiable instruments, documents of title or any transferable document that entitles the bearer or beneficiary to claim the delivery of goods or the payment of a sum of money; trusts […]
Yes, e-signatures are legally valid and enforceable under Singapore law.