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Promoting Confidence in Electronic Commerce

Legal Issues on International Use of Electronic Authentication and Signature Methods

  • Author: UN, UNCITRAL
  • Publication date: March 2009
  • Page count: 114
  • Language(s) in this book: English
  • Sales number: 09.V.4

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ISBN: 9789210545938

About the product

This publication analyses the main legal issues arising out of the use of electronic signatures and authentication methods in international transactions. It provides an overview of methods used for electronic signature and authentication and their legal treatment in various jurisdictions. The study considers the use of these methods in international transactions and identifies the main legal issues related to cross-border recognition of such methods, with a special attention to international use of digital signatures under a Public Key Infrastructure.