Speaking Engagement

American Conference Institute's 8th National Forum on Insurance Regulation

27 Feb 2014 - 28 Feb 2014

The Carlton Hotel
88 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10016
Alexa Powers
(212) 336-4312

This conference will cover the latest development in insurance regulation. Partner Andrew Smith will speak on the panel titled "E-Insurance: Overcoming Recent Challenges and Avoiding Common Pitfalls in the Electronic Signature and Delivery of Insurance Documentation”, which will provide a comprehensive overview of relevant electronic signatures laws, regulations and standards that apply to insurance organizations; as well as those industry laws and regulations that need to be accounted for when bringing insurance processes online. Topics of discussion will include:

  • Understanding the terms of satisfying the “in writing” requirement under The Federal Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act (ESIGN) and the state Uniform Electronic Transactions Act (UETA)
  • Best practices, platforms and electronic programs/solutions for ensuring compliance with SPERS (Standards & Procedures for Electronic Records & Signatures)
  • What are the most prevalent legal, regulatory and operational issues/impediments faced by the insurance industry today in the use of electronic signatures and records?




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