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"Paper but better" – will digital really be more reliable under the Electronic Trade Documents Act 2023?

The UK Electronic Trade Documents Act comes into force next week. Section 2 of the Act requires that in order for a document to achieve the "electronic trade document" (ETD) status which will allow it to be possessed, indorsed and transferred under English law, a reliable system must be used.

Here are 8 things we learnt about reliability at HFW's webinar featuring Law Commissioner Professor Sarah Green, Co-Head of ICE Digital Trade Marina Comninos and HFW Partners Matthew Cox and Matthew Wilmshurst.

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