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‘Wet’ Ink Signatures Requirements May Fade After Coronavirus, Says Pera in Bloomberg Law

April 13, 2020

The spread of the coronavirus and social distancing are posing challenges to requirements for wet signatures on documents. Even though it may expose them to the virus, lawyers have to follow the law when wet signatures are required for events such as a mortgage refinancing or real estate transactions.

The insistence on wet signatures on documents “is causing all kinds of distancing issues for lawyers doing closings,” said ethics attorney Lucian Pera in an article in Bloomberg Law.

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