Electronic signatures have been legalised in Australia to make digital transactions easier. KBSG Business Services (KBSG) will in the coming month be adopting an electronic signatures service DocuSign, a global leader in electronic signature technology.
Frequently Asked QuestionsHere is a brief summary what you need to know about DocuSign.
Is an electronic signature, or eSignature, legal in Australia?
Electronic signature, or eSignature, has been legalised in Australia since 1999 through Electronic Transactions Act. This legalisation validates an electronic signature to contracts between legally competent parties who reach an agreement – verbally, electronically or thru a physical paper document.