The use of electronic signatures in Guernsey is well established. The Electronic Transactions Guernsey Law of 2000 established that documents, records and notices would not be denied legal effect by reason of being electronically signed. 

This recognition extends to signing, sealing, attesting and notarising, so most fiduciaries' needs are covered by that statute. However there are exceptions, as Chris Hards explains in this short video update on electronic signatures under Guernsey law.

Watch the video here

Originally published by Ogier, on June 2020

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