In Austria, like in many other countries, the current restrictions due to the COVID-19 situation are causing extensive and opaque changes in social life and related legal issues. Although the home office has become well established, it is still associated with limited opportunities for personal interaction. The situation raises many legal questions, one of which is how people can pragmatically conclude or sign a legally effective contract.
What you need to know to ensure that an electronic signature is legally valid can be found in the article “Austria During COVID-19 – Use of Electronic Signatures
“, published in Issue 7.5 of the CEE Legal Matters Magazine