Central Banking

E-Signature law may see PSL reap rewards

POLAND - The Sejm has a new hot topic. The Electronic Signature Act was supposed to unleash the market for advanced online services, but may now become the source of large profits for a company said to have ties with the Peasants' Party (PSL).

The Senate has reopened legislative moves earlier dropped by the Sejm that would mean only one company - appointed by the chairman of the National Bank of Poland (NBP) - having the right to issue security certificates necessary for e-signature authentica