French Government Publishes Order On Electronic Identification And Trust Services For Electronic Transactions

Author:Ms Paloma Bru, Laurent De Muyter, Undine von Diemar, Olivier Haas, Jörg Hladjk, Bastiaan A. Kout, Matthijs Lagas, Jonathon Little, Martin Lotz, Hatziri Minaudier, Giuseppe Mezzapesa, Selma Olthof, Audrey M. Paquet, Elizabeth A. Robertson, Rhys Thomas and Marina Foncuberta
Profession:Jones Day

On October 4, the French Prime Minister issued an order (source document in French) on Electronic Identification and Trust Services for Electronic Transactions to reinforce the existing regulations on electronic transactions. Among other changes, the order introduces a legal definition of "electronic identification" and sets an optional certification system for electronic identification service providers. ANSSI will act as the...

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