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“Are E-Signed Arbitration Agreements Enforceable?” The Recorder

In this article, Jenner & Block Partner Amy M. Gallegos suggests that it is “critical” for lawyers defending consumer litigation in California to understand how to prove up an agreement to arbitrate when the consumer’s signature is electronic.  Ms. Gallegos reviews principles of contract law and highlights a recent case that “underscores the importance of scrupulously authenticating an electronically signed arbitration agreement.”