Extract from Frank Ready's article "E-Signature Tech Is Having a Moment. Can It Last?"
Like other remote-friendly businesses, e-signature companies have seen a rise in client interest over the last few months as attorneys and other professionals look for ways to keep deals moving absent the opportunity for face-to-face interactions. Still, whether that newfound enthusiasm can withstand continuing regulatory obstacles remains to be seen.
One thing is for sure: E-signature technology is having a moment. Last week, for example, CNBC reported that DocuSign’s stock had reached an all-time high, replacing United Airlines on the Nasdaq 100 index. On the other end, SimplyAgree CEO Will Norton said as many law firms approached his startup company in the months of March and April as did in the entirety of last year.
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