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Making Electronic Signatures and Digital Identity Easier To Use

Article contributed by HM Land Registry   In summer 2020 we published our groundbreaking electronic signature practice. This offered a convenient and secure alternative to wet-ink signatures for deeds and documents relating to property transactions, removing the last requirement for a wet-ink signature.    This was followed in 2021 with the launch of our Digital Identity Standard. The standard outlined the four requirements for digital identity tools for use in land registration purposes. This standard was written to a level of assurance…

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