A DRAFT model law for electronic signatures should be adopted by the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law this June. It will be a legislative guide for the many member countries who are grappling with the difficulties of framing national legislation on the subject.

The idea is to help boost the use of electronic signatures in international business transactions by preventing conflict in the legal rules for this aspect of e-commerce, providing a set of standards by which the effect of digital signatures and other ...

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