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Thinking about starting a business? Have you contacted your notary?

Training and experience
A growing number of notaries have specialized training and solid experience in corporate law and personal finance. Having built close relationships with the business community over the years, these notaries have become valuable advisors in every facet of business.

By continually updating their knowledge and skills and actively participating in new business activities in their region, these notaries can provide valuable assistance to high-tech companies, as well as more traditional corporations.

Mediators in civil and commercial matters
To help resolve the majority of civil or commercial disputes that an entrepreneur may face in the normal course of business, many notaries have also acquired the training and expertise needed to act as mediators in civil and commercial matters. Some notaries are also accredited arbitrators.

Experts in drafting contracts
Notaries are experts in drafting contracts and can provide all the legal security you and your company need to protect your rights and interests, saving you time and money.

Thorough analysts
PTo ensure that you are on the right track, your notary will begin with a comprehensive analysis of your company's legal situation. Working together, you and your notary can develop an effective plan of action to help you achieve your objectives.

An analysis of your company's basic characteristics is an important prerequisite for determining the legal structure best suited to it. While this type of analysis is best done in the start-up stage, it can also be carried out afterward. As your company grows and changes, you may have to re-evaluate your needs.

More and more business people are turning to notaries when they need a legal advisor for their business or a personal financial analyst.