Bloomberg Law
July 18, 2016, 10:08 PM

Attorney Sanctioned for Using DocuSign for Bankruptcy Filing

Bloomberg Law - Staff Reports

By Daniel Gill, Bloomberg BNA

A bankruptcy attorney was ordered to complete the local online e-filing training course because he failed to keep original signature pages, instead relying on the electronic service DocuSign for his client’s signatures on bankruptcy filing documents.

Judge Robert S. Bardwil of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of California ordered attorney Pauldeep Bains to attend the training course in response to a motion brought by the Office of the United States Trustee. The OUST is a component of the Department of Justice charged with overseeing the administration of bankruptcy cases and private bankruptcy ...

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