Accessibility concerns have forced organizations to make a drastic shift towards digitizing documents to function efficiently in a remote or flexible environment. 

Unfortunately, from a legal standpoint, converting paper documents to digital is not as simple as just putting reams of paper into the scanner and calling it a day.

Many jurisdictions and agencies consider electronic data to be unique from its physical counterpart, with different rules and legislation that organizations must abide by.

Download Going Paperless? Avoiding the Legal Pitfalls of Digitization for a valuable resource that covers all aspects of electronic record keeping requirements in both the United States and Canada.

Table of contents:

  • Definitions you need to know
  • An exploration of electronic record permissibility
  • What documents still need to be kept in paper form
  • Jurisdictional exclusions for certain document types
  • Why metadata is so important in the digitization process
  • The facts and myths about “wet” signatures
  • Frequently asked questions

Even if you’ve already started on the journey to going paperless, download this digital guide now and see what the legal landscape looks like today and in the future for both the US and Canada.