How do e-signatures save companies time? 

Overall, e-signatures save companies time by automating and accelerating the document signing process, reducing manual effort, improving visibility and tracking, enabling remote signing, and enhancing compliance measures.

Flattened PDFs: Why They Invalidate E-Signatures

Flattening a PDF involves merging or embedding all the document’s elements into a single layer, including e-signatures. Once flattened, the PDF becomes a static image, making individual elements inaccessible for validation.