Electronic Signatures


Electronic Signatures In the audit profession, signatures are used for a variety of reasons, including for representations from clients, signing off working papers, and signing the audit- and other reports. With the onset of COVID-19 and the ‘new normal’ of auditors working remotely from users of their documents, electronic signatures have emerged as an important issue to ensure that the form of signature is appropriate for the purpose used. Key requirements The IRBA has issued a request for comments on a proposed explanatory memorandum. The considerations it presents, as well [...]