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Guarantee of Signature

A statement issued by a bank or other financial institution stating that the signature on an associated legal document is authentic. The guarantee of signature is attached to the main document, and is used to provide protection against risk of fraud. Some documents, notably statements of transfer of stocks or bonds, require a guarantee of signature to be valid.

guarantee of signature

A certificate that verifies the authenticity of the signature of the registered owner of a bond or stock. The guarantee of signature is attached to the assignment of a bond or stock certificate.
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BANKING AND CREDIT NEWS-July 8, 2016-eSignature Group launches online platform with signature guarantees for securities transfers
eSignature Group, LLC has launched a secure online platform that allows shareholders to obtain a medallion signature guarantee for the transfer of securities, the company said.
The transfer of certificated or book entry securities generally needs to be accompanied by a stock power with a form of signature guarantee.
M2 EQUITYBITES-July 8, 2016-eSignature Group launches online platform with signature guarantees for securities transfers
the ADS Tender Agent) by delivering to the ADS Tender Agent a properly completed and duly executed ADS Letter of Transmittal, with any applicable signature guarantees from an Eligible Institution, together with the ADRs representing the ADSs specified on the face of the ADS Letter of Transmittal, if applicable, prior to the Acceptance Closing Time.
With FormPipe, users can electronically sign and encrypt virtually any document; the electronic signature guarantees that documents cannot be manipulated without detection, and the encryption renders documents' contents indecipherable to unauthorized (third) parties.
The final word on baseballs will come from an independent study being carried out at the University of Massachusetts in Lowell at the request of major league baseball Commissioner Bud Selig, whose stamped signature guarantees every ball.