Enforceability of Electronic Signatures

By David. A. Wolfe, Attorney E-Sign Act and Electronic Signatures In 2000, in order to address the concern whether electronic contracts could be enforceable and to provide procedures for keeping and retaining electronic records, disclosures and signatures, Congress enacted the Federal Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act (E-Sign). Under E-Sign, documents can be…

Rob’s Summer/Fall Speaking Schedule

Summer and fall are shaping up to be a very busy seminar season for Rob! Below is a list of venues where he will be presenting through the end of the year as well as information on how to sign up to attend these seminars. July 16, 2008: Rob will be teaming up with CU…

Upcoming Seminars

For those of you who were wondering what Rob Rutkowski was up to on the seminar front this fall, the following information should be helpful.  Rob will be presenting at the following seminars over the next several months: September 11-12, 2007 Presentation: CUNA/OCUL Mini-Seminar Series Topic: Lending Compliance Issues Contact: Amy Bollman, abollman@cuna.coop September 18-19, 2007 Presentation:…

Negotiation and Vendor Contracts

The following is an article reprinted with permission from the Summer 2007 edition of Corporate Counsel:  Negotiation and Vendor Contracts  By: Robert Rutkowski, Esquire Managers frequently negotiate with their vendors, employees, and even other competitors on a variety of issues.  It’s really a two-step process that includes the negotiation itself and the reduction of the deal to…