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Electronic & Imaged Documents: What to Keep, What to Destroy, What Holds Up in Court

Feb 13 2:00 PM - Feb 13, 2020 3:30 PM
Feb 13, 2020 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Not all imaged documents are treated the same under the law, so it’s imperative to understand record retention rules and best practices.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify when an imaged document is (and is not) legally enforceable
  • Determine when it is permissible to deliver disclosures, contracts, and statementselectronically
  • Analyze your financial institution’s operational requirements regarding electronicrecords
  • Develop record retention policies for electronic and imaged documents
  • Understand the requirements of the Electronic Signatures in Global and NationalCommerce Act (E-SIGN Act)

Every day, your institution processes numerous electronic documents and records. Do you know which original, signed documents must be retained and which can be destroyed after imaging? Although the electronic age can make transactions more convenient, it can also complicate matters for financial institutions. Not all imaged documents are treated the same under the law. Now, more than ever, it’s imperative to understand the rules regarding electronic and imaged documents to protect your institution from costly mistakes.



Elizabeth Fast, JD, CPA, Spencer Fane LLP

Elizabeth Fast is a partner with Spencer Fane LLP where she specializes in the representation of financial institutions. Elizabeth is the head of the firm’s training division.She received her law degree from the University of Kansas and her undergraduate degree from Pittsburg State University. In addition, she has a Master of Business Administration degree and she is a Certified Public Accountant. Before joining Spencer Fane, she was General Counsel, Senior Vice President, and Corporate Secretary of a $9 billion bank with more than 130 branches, where she managed all legal, regulatory, and compliance functions. She is a member of the Missouri State Banking Board by appointment of the Governor.




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Event Type

On-Demand Webinar

Topics Covered

  • On-Demand Webinars
  • Lending & Collections
  • Executive Management
  • Compliance