TITLE

E-Sign of the Times

AUTHOR(S)
Chordas, Lori
PUB. DATE
June 2009
SOURCE
Best's Review;Jun2009, Vol. 110 Issue 2, p54
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the effort of insurance companies in adopting the use of electronic signature in the U.S. A survey by international strategy consultancy Celent reveals that 62% of the respondents are not using any form of e-signatures in their dealings with customers and agents. According to Karen Pauli, research director in TowerGroups insurance practice, insurers are striving to achieve straight-through processing.
ACCESSION #
42430722

 

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