Dating documents english law
However, in July 2015 legislation was passed in Scotland to permit execution in counterparts and facilitate electronic closings.
Some six months have now passed under the new system and market practices are now developing.
However, it is not unusual in practice (and helpfully evidences the signing authorities) to have such a person sign multiple times (once for each capacity).
Probativity Subscription alone is sufficient for the valid execution of a document.
Individuals should sign their full name as set out in the body of the document or with their full first name or initial followed by their surname.
Under Scots law valid execution of a document by a company requires signature by one director, the secretary or by another authorised signatory, meaning anyone who is duly authorised by the company to sign.
For this purpose the ‘last page’ is the last page containing an operative clause (and not a schedule or annex).Section 6(2) provides that the maximum penalty on indictment is 10 years’ imprisonment.