signature guarantee
Verification from a bank or broker that a signature is genuine. It's similar to notarization, but notarization is not a substitute for a guarantee.
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Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

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  • Blind signature — In cryptography, a blind signature, as introduced by David Chaum [David Chaum, Blind signatures for untraceable payments, Advances in Cryptology Crypto 82, Springer Verlag (1983), 199 203.] , is a form of digital signature in which the content of …   Wikipedia

  • guaranteed signature — A signature that has been witnessed by a person commonly, a bank employee who is qualified to guarantee signatures. Companies often require guaranteed signatures on documents requesting the reregistration of stocks in the name of someone who has… …   Law dictionary

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