Canadian law firm Stikeman Elliott LLP provides a legal opinion for organizations considering the use of e-signatures in Canada.

E-Signatures in Canadian Law

Learn how Canadian law applies to e-signatures

As e-signature adoption grows rapidly across the country, understand the legalities around enforceability of digital transactions and e-signed contracts.

Co-authored by one of Canada’s top corporate law firms, this paper provides clear insights, including:

  • Stikeman’s legal opinion on the validity of electronic signatures in Canada, with particular
    reference to the financial services sector
  • An overview of provincial and federal laws
  • Electronic record and signature security for ensuring admissibility
  • Evidence best practices for reducing legal and compliance risk

Last updated: February 2017

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