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Ballot 51 – Notaries

Ballot 51 – Notaries (Passed Unanimously) Motion Ben Wilson made the following motion, and Rich Smith and Bruce Morton endorsed it: Motion begins EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY, Erratum begins A. In Section 3 (Definitions), DELETE: Legal Practitioner: A person who is either a lawyer or notary as described in these Guidelines and competent to render an opinion on factual claims of the ... Read More »

Ballot 50 – 64-Character “O” Field

Ballot 50 – 64-Character “O” Field (Passed Unanimously) Motion Motion: Ben Wilson made the following motion, and Moudrick Dadashov and Bruce Morton endorsed it: Motion begins EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY, Erratum begins Delete Section 8.1.1 and replace it with the following text: (1) Organization name Certificate field: subject:organizationName (OID 2.5.4.10 ) Required/Optional: Required Contents: This field MUST contain the Subject’s full legal ... Read More »

Ballot 49 – New Certificate for Existing Subscriber

Ballot 49 – New Certificate for Existing Subscriber (Passed Unanimously) Motion Rich Smith made the following motion, endorsed by Ben Wilson and Bruce Morton (note: for a “red-line” version, see email from Rich Smith on 12 July): — Motion begins — EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY, — Erratum begins — A. RENAME the following Sections as follows: Section 8.3 (Maximum Validity Period) to “8.3 ... Read More »

Ballot 48 – Telephone Number at Place of Business

Ballot 48 – Telephone Number at Place of Business (Passed Unanimously) Motion Ben Wilson made the following motion, and Rich Smith and Jay Schiavo endorsed it: Motion begins EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY, Erratum begins In Section 10.4.2 (Telephone Number for Applicant’s Place of Business) DELETE:- (1) Verification Requirements: To further verify the Applicant’s physical existence and business presence, as well as to ... Read More »

Ballot 46 – Audit Report Availability Timing

Ballot 46 – Audit Report Availability Timing (Passed Unanimously) Motion Jay Schiavo made the following motion and Bruce Morton and Bjorn Vermo endorsed it: Motion begins The current requirements for publication of audit reports are contained in Section 14.1.3: 14.1.3 Annual Independent Audit (1) During the period in which it issues EV Certificates, the CA and its Root CA MUST ... Read More »

Ballot 45 – Verification of Authority

Ballot 45 – Verification of Authority (Passed Unanimously) Motion Wayne Thayer made the following motion and Bruce Morton and Ben Wilson endorsed it. Current Text of Section 10.7.3 10.7.3 Acceptable Methods of Verification – Authority Acceptable methods of verification of the Signing Authority of the Contract Signer, and the EV Authority of the Certificate Approver, as applicable, include: (1) Legal ... Read More »

Ballot 44 – IFAC Membership

Ballot 44 – IFAC Membership (Passed Unanimously) Motion Ben Wilson made the following motion, and Eddy Nigg and Bruce Morton endorsed it: The existing definition of “Accounting Practitioner” contemplates that an Accounting Practitioner is licensed by an entity that is a member of the International Federation of Accountants. IFAC Membership is not restricted to licensing and regulatory activities. “Each member ... Read More »

Ballot 43 – Business Categories

Ballot 43 – Business Categories (Passed Unanimously) Motion Bruce Morton made the following motion, and Eddy Nigg and Ben Wilson endorsed it: Motion begins Effective 180 days after ratification (19 Oct 2010), Erratum begins delete:- 8.1.1(3) Business Category: Contents: This field MUST contain one of the following strings: “V1.0, Clause 5.(b)”, “V1.0, Clause 5.(c)”, “V1.0, Clause 5.(d)”, or “V1.0, Clause ... Read More »

Ballot 42 – Principal Individual

Ballot 42 – Principal Individual (Passed Unanimously) Motion Cecilia Kam made the following motion, and Eddy Nigg and Moudrick Dadashov endorsed it: Motion begins Effective immediately, Erratum begins In Section 10.2.2 (4) delete: (B) Cross-checking of Information: The CA MUST obtain the original signed and attested Personal Statement together with the attested copy of the current signed government-issued photo identification ... Read More »

Ballot 40 – Terms of Use

Ballot 40 – Terms of Use (Passed Unanimously) Motion Ben Wilson made the following motion, and Doug Pelton and Brian Trzupek endorsed it: The treatment of parents, affiliates, and subsidiaries in the EV Guidelines does not accommodate the realities of most large corporate infrastructures and should be redefined. Also, according to some interpretations of contract law principles, an entity cannot ... Read More »