Contracting Electronically: Clauses, formation, and the federal E-Sign Act

Sarah Crandall
Sarah Crandall | Troutman Pepper

Sarah Crandall represents clients in consumer law, business disputes, and commercial litigation as a member of the firm’s Consumer Financial Services practice. The nationally ranked Consumer Financial Services practice assists clients in navigating consumer finance and privacy laws, including fair lending and fair credit reporting, debt collection, auto finance, and mortgage servicing issues. In addition to assisting with matters related to the “alphabet soup” of consumer protection statutes, Sarah handles contract-based litigation in state and federal courts.

On-Demand: May 21, 2021

Contracting Electronically: Clauses, formation, and the federal E-Sign Act
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Program Summary

This CLE will discuss the nuts and bolts of online contracts, including contracting electronically under the federal E-Sign Act, potential clauses to protect your client’s interests in the event of litigation, pitfalls, and best practices for contract formation in the digital context, and other considerations.

This course is co-sponsored with myLawCLE.

Key topics to be discussed:

  • E-Sign Act considerations
  • Clauses to consider
  • Contract formation pitfalls
  • Other considerations

Date / Time: May 21, 2021

  • 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Eastern
  • 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Central
  • 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Mountain
  • 10:00 am – 11:00 am Pacific

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Live Video Broadcast/Re-Broadcast: Watch Program "live" in real-time, must sign-in and watch program on date and time set above. May ask questions during presentation via chat box. Qualifies for "live" CLE credit.
On-Demand Video: Access CLE 24/7 via on-demand library and watch program anytime. Qualifies for self-study CLE credit. On-demand versions are made available 5 business days after the original recording date and are view-able for up to one year.

Closed-captioning available

Speakers

Sarah Crandall_myLawCLESarah Crandall | Associate | Troutman Pepper

Sarah Crandall represents clients in consumer law, business disputes, and commercial litigation as a member of the firm’s Consumer Financial Services practice. The nationally ranked Consumer Financial Services practice assists clients in navigating consumer finance and privacy laws, including fair lending and fair credit reporting, debt collection, auto finance, and mortgage servicing issues. In addition to assisting with matters related to the “alphabet soup” of consumer protection statutes, Sarah handles contract-based litigation in state and federal courts.

Prior to joining the firm, Sarah served as Law Clerk to the Honorable Stephen R. McCullough of the Supreme Court of Virginia. Sarah earned her Juris Doctor from the University of Virginia School of Law, where she served on the Editorial Board for the University of Virginia Law Review. She also successfully represented a client before the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit as a member of UVA’s Appellate Litigation Clinic. She draws on her extensive writing experience and knowledge of the litigation process to provide clients with thorough and polished work product and efficient solutions in a timely manner.

Agenda

I. E-Sign Act considerations | 1:00 – 1:15
II. Clauses to consider | 1:15 – 1:30
III. Contract formation pitfalls | 1:30 – 1:40
IV. Other considerations | 1:40 – 1:50
V. Q&A | 1:50 – 2:00