Electronic signatures on credit applications

June 21, 2022


Q. I have created our credit application in an Excel format for ease of entry by our customers. It looks much better and allows for macros and hyperlinks. However, this presents a challenge when the application is signed, because Excel allows the signee to type in name versus adding signature like on a PDF document. Is a person’s signature on an Excel document (which the signing person can only type in) considered valid and legally binding? Example: Excel format credit application requires CFO…

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