Are Electronic Signatures Legal?

Do electronic signatures have the same effect as manual signatures? With the prevalence of e-commerce, it is important to understand when it is appropriate to use or not use electronic signatures. There are two statutes that address this question, namely the Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act 2000…

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An Innocuous Audit That Has The Potential to Create Enormous Liability: Arizona’s Department of Economic Security’s Employment Audits Can Have Expensive Repercussions

By: Paul J. Valentine A tax audit letter from a government agency can sink even the hardiest of business owner’s stomach. Yet, a tax audit letter from the Department of Economic Security (DES) may not create the same sense of dread. These audits typically involve low dollar amounts, which may…

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Navigating the Advertising Minefield: Businesses Must Be Diligent When Formulating Advertising Campaigns

By: Vojtek “VK” Karpuk and John C. Norling Companies developing or marketing services or products need to be aware that the Federal Trade Commission (the “FTC”) and several state agencies have undertaken, and will continue to undertake, enforcement activity against companies making deceptive claims and misrepresenting the evidence used to…

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