The objective of the public consultation is determining how the regulation applies eIDAS (on services of confidence in the internal market) in the eu member states.
eIDAS aims to secure electronic transactions in europe, and the support of the building blocks eID, eSignature and eDelivery Connecting Europe Facility (CEF).
eIDAS has led to the establishment of standards for secure digital interactions with tools such as electronic signatures, stamps, timestamps, delivery and certificates of authentication of websites. The regulation has also given to certain electronic signatures the same legal position that the traditional signatures on paper.
Safe electronic transactions are important for the future of europe and the single digital market. Ensure profitable operations of the public sector and increase the competitiveness of our businesses on the current digital climate.
Comments received from the public consultation will be used to assess the effectiveness, efficiency, relevance, coherence and added value of the regulation. The results will be detailed in a separate, possibly will include recommendations relating to the approach, technology or a new legislative proposal.
In addition to the public consultation, the evaluation also will incorporate inputs from questionnaires and interviews with key stakeholders, as well as documentary research on a wide range of publicly available sources.
The public consultation takes place in the fourth quarter of 2019 and closes on 25 october 2019 (midnight, brussels time). The committee will adopt recommendations in the second quarter of 2020.