OREA recommends that brokerages considering preparing an internal policy regarding the use of electronic documents and signatures.  The policy should set out how the brokerage will administer electronic documents and signatures in a way that satisfies legal requirements.

For more information about what your policy should contain, go to https://orea.com/~/media/Files/Members/OREA-Standard-Forms/
(you will have to log in to the member part of the OREA website)


All members:  Do you know what’s involved when you use
electronic signatures?
OREA provided information about using electronic signatures to members in a communiqué in June.  In case you missed it, you can read it https://orea.com/~/media/Files/Members/OREA-Standard-Forms/2015-06-25-ECA-Announcement-for-Members.pdf?la=en  (you will have to log in to the member part of the OREA website).