Adobe has announced the Cloud Signature Consortium, a group comprised of leading industry and academic organisations committed to building a new open standard for cloud-based digital signatures across mobile and web – so anyone can digitally sign documents from anywhere.

If Australia had electronic voting in place, we would already know the outcome of Saturday’s Federal election, says the Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA), the nation’s peak body for the technology industry.

The convenience of executing legal documentation with electronic signatures must be carefully weighed against issues of enforceability and security. In this update, we explain the decision Williams Group Australia Pty Ltd v Crocker [2015] NSWSC 1907, in which the Supreme Court of New South Wales ruled that a company director was not bound by a guarantee that (apparently) bore his electronic signature.

The National Archives of Australia is currently seeking comments on its draft information management standard for the Australian Government.  The Standard has been developed to outline the fundamental principles for well managed information in Australian Government agencies and will assist agencies to manage information consistently across government. 

Gilbert + Tobin, a top-tier law firm with over 550 people across offices in Sydney, Melbourne, and Perth, will upgrade its on-premises DMS to NetDocuments native cloud-based service to achieve greater usability, mobility, and improved security. Gilbert + Tobin services corporate and government clients across the APAC region and around the globe.