Electronic Signature Under The Law Of Gibraltar

In Gibraltar, electronic signature legislation was introduced by the Electronic Commerce Ordinance 2001, which was passed by the House of Assembly on March 5, 2001 (the “ECO.”) The ECO fosters the development of electronic commerce in Gibraltar notably by providing a framework for the accreditation of electronic signatures.

The following questions have been addressed in this article:

How is electronic signature defined under the ECO?
How are Certification Service Providers (“CSP”) regulated under the ECO?
In what cases can CSPs be found civilly liable?


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