Electronic Signatures

Electronic Signatures - ACL, AFSL, Wholesale

Version 4.0 - Last updated: 17 Jan. 2023

This policy helps licensees and their representatives understand when an electronic signature can be used instead of a traditional “wet” signature.  It considers the Electronic Transactions Act 1999 (Cth), and section 127 of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth).  It also addresses some Federal and State law changes that were made permanent following COVID-19.

Included documents

Document Version Type Date
Electronic Signatures Policy - ACL, AFSL, Wholesale 4.0 Policy 17 Jan. 2023
‘Wet ink’ Signature vs Electronic Digital Signatures in the Financial Services Industry Mindmap - ACL, AFSL, Wholesale 1.0 Mindmap 31 Aug. 2021