VOLUME 9 - 2016-2017 - ISSUE 3
9 Ky. J. Equine, Agric. & Nat. Resources L. 349 (2017).
ELECTRONIC SIGNATURES IN AGRICULTURE: LAW, GUIDELINES, AND RECOMMENDATIONS
Article Written By: John Hughes, Sangramsinh Shinde, & John L. Brown
This article explores the statutes, case law, and practical issues that relate to enforcing remotely-signed e-contracts within commercial agriculture lending. Throughout this article, attention is devoted to knowledge-based authentication as a particular method for validating remotely-signed e-contracts. Finally, this article will offer conclusions on what constitutes sufficient knowledge-based authentication for remotely-signed econtracts and how that authentication affects the burdens of proof in challenging them.