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WEEKEND READ | Tips for Using E-Signatures and Remote Notarization

May 16, 2020, 12:55 PM

We made it through another week of working from home. It’s Saturday, so turn on the out-of-office message, sit back, and enjoy our Insights.

Covid-19 mitigation efforts can make it difficult to obtain signed documents to finalize transactions. Norton Ross Fulbright attorneys walk through some New York state and federal requirements for using electronic signatures and remote notarization when in-person meetings aren’t possible.

The U.S. Supreme Court showed its ability to adapt to remote work and has been holding historic telephonic oral arguments. Two former Supreme Court law clerks say that, outside inevitable technological snafus, the feedback so far has...

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