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Digital deeds in disruptive technology

  • Albert Richi Aruan

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Jakarta   /   Mon, November 25, 2019   /  08:13 am
Digital deeds in disruptive technology A notary at work. (Shutterstock/Proxima Studio)

The notion of whether authentic deeds made traditionally can be maintained or replaced with digital deeds (electronic deeds) became an important issue in the 29th International Congress of Notaries in Jakarta this year. In civil law (Latin law) countries, authentic deeds serve as evidence that can be submitted before the court. Involving 88 civil law country members, the congress will focus on the influence of Industry 4.0 on clerical work amid the rapid changes in the way of doing business in Indonesia. In the process of improving our ease of doing business (EODB) rank, the role of the notary has evolved to not only making authentic deeds for businessmen and investors but also being one of the government’s public relations tools in the accomplishment of business ease in this country. Indonesia is considered to have the highest number of notaries among civil law countries. Wi...

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