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Distributed Electronic Signature

The distributed electronic signature (VEU) is a function that is only supported by EBICS. The VEU allows that primary and/or secondary signatures for electronic payments are given from separate locations.

The signatory is able to verify and legitimate signatures that were given from another branch or while travelling, even internationally. This advantage is important for companies that have multiple branches but want to control payments centrally.

EBsec® has numerous interfaces for the integration in available systems as well as the definition of user-specific process chains and also allows automatic, event-controlled sending of emails using an available mail server. This allows users to be notified of certain events (e.g., payment file available for signature) automatically via email.

Procedure Description:

Step 1
A participant submits a payment request with EBsec®, e.g., with request type IZV, and add their own bank ES with signature class A.

Step 2
the institute verifies the request and determines whether additional signatures are required. In this case, the institute temporarily stores the request, incl. hash value.

Step 3
A second participant was notified via email and now wants to approve the request. They have the following options:

Step 4
Upon analysis of available requests, the participant now has the option to