E-Commerce unregulated in El Salvador

The draft for the Electronic Signature and Communications Law, which must be approved by the Assembly, is required for regulationg electronic operations.

Monday, February 9, 2009

Carmen Molina, in her article in elsalvador.com, writes: "Given that the Law must be approved by the Legislative Assembly, it is expected that the representatives discuss this transcendental topic in an open and interested way.
Ibarra, which takes part of the National Commission for the Information Society, added that the country should already have this law approved."

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Panama: Electronic Signature Now Has Regulations

November 2013

The National Electronic Signatures Department will certify, provide and deliver electronic signatures, time stamping services, archiving and preservation of data messages.

Hernando Abraham Carrasquilla, CEO of the Public Registry of Panama announced that laws regarding electronic signatures now have their respective regulation.

Delay in Electronic Signature in Panama

August 2012

The use of digital signatures scheduled to begin this year is several months late and will not be implemented until February 2014.

Several factors are responsible for the delay, among which is the delay in the tendering act which had to be performed twice, said Hernando Carrasquilla, director of Public Registry. The company awarded the tender was the Spanish consortium Indra Sistemas.

Chamber of Commerce Implements Electronic Signatures

January 2012

The Guatemalan Chamber of Commerce is the first entity to become a Registration Authority for the issuance of electronic signatures in the country and Central America.

A press release from the Ministry of Economy of Guatemala states:

Guatemala, January 9th , 2012. Today at a press conference, Finance Minister Luis Velásquez alongside authorities from the Certification Service Providers Registry, RPCS - Guatemalan Chamber of Commerce -GCC-and the Inter-American Development Bank, BID introduced the GCC as the first certification services provider, an entity that as of February this year will implement Electronic Signature use.

Guatemala Activates Electronic Signatures

June 2009

Electronic signature certifiers can now register themselves in the recently inaugurated Registry of Certification Service Providers.

The Registry of Certification Service Providers (RPSC, acronym in Spanish) will enable the operation of entities that provide electronic signature certification.

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