Court support for electronic signatures in Canada

For the vast majority of use cases, and in nearly all jurisdictions in Canada, a properly executed electronic signature carries the same legal effect as a “wet” signature as a result of this legislation.

Reported cases across Canada were surveyed (through May 2020) where the court indicated that the DocuSign eSignature service was used. In none of these rulings was DocuSign eSignature denied the same legal effect as a paper-and-ink signature for any use case.

Download this whitepaper for the brief summaries of these opinions and court orders.



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