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Are electronic signatures the way of the future?

In Australia, electronic transactions are governed by the Electronic Transaction Acts (ETA) existing at Commonwealth level as well as in each state and territory. While the Acts are largely uniform, there are some differences between jurisdictions, and therefore the law varies depending on the type of agreement, its subject matter and where the parties are located. Recent reforms to E-Conveyancing in NSW In NSW, recent reforms to the Conveyancing Act NSW 1919 (“the Act”) have been introduced to provide certainty into the realm of e-signing in conjunction with the shift towards electronic property transactions. These reforms are the first in Australia, and will hopefully promote a nation-wide

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