The old days: electronic signatures are used to authenticate electronic documents, very similar in principle to a handwritten signature which authenticates printed documents. Photo: SCMP The old days: electronic signatures are used to authenticate electronic documents, very similar in principle to a handwritten signature which authenticates printed documents. Photo: SCMP
The old days: electronic signatures are used to authenticate electronic documents, very similar in principle to a handwritten signature which authenticates printed documents. Photo: SCMP

Securities regulator allows electronic signatures for cross-border account opening

Experts welcome the news – the latest step in what could soon become a paperless financial market

The old days: electronic signatures are used to authenticate electronic documents, very similar in principle to a handwritten signature which authenticates printed documents. Photo: SCMP The old days: electronic signatures are used to authenticate electronic documents, very similar in principle to a handwritten signature which authenticates printed documents. Photo: SCMP
The old days: electronic signatures are used to authenticate electronic documents, very similar in principle to a handwritten signature which authenticates printed documents. Photo: SCMP
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