It is just over two years since the Legal Writings (Counterparts and Delivery) (Scotland) Act 2015 brought counterpart execution to Scots law. With technology having made it possible in recent years for parties in different geographical locations to sign documents and complete transactions, the 2015 Act was a welcome and overdue addition to the Scottish rules on the execution of Scots law documents. 

Earlier in the summer we undertook an internal survey within Shepherd and Wedderburn and the results show the warm welcome the 2015 Act has been given. The complete results and what they mean for counterpart arrangements in the UK can be viewed in the briefing below. 

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