The Public Notary in Mexico plays an essential role in company formation and other processes. It's important that foreign executives expanding into the country understand the Notary's functions and when to use their services. Although the government is foreign business-friendly, Mexican law does mandate strict procedures when incorporating a company, in which a Public Notary plays a vital role.¬† If the company formation process is not followed correctly then this could lead to delays in beginning operations, and extra costs. Therefore, you will need to understand the functions of the Public Notary in Mexico and how it supports business expansion procedures. What is a Public Notary in Mexico? In Mexico, a Public Notary is an experienced attorney appointed exclusively by the Governor of State. In Mexico, a Public Notary is an experienced attorney appointed exclusively by the Governor of State. Their role is to sign and authenticate documents and provide legal advice as is necessary.  A Public Notary can authenticate the following documents: Powers of AttorneyCompany deedsBirth, marriage, and death certificatesBanking, insurance, and bonding documentsAssembly of minutes. A Public Notary is obliged to act in accordance with the ethical and moral principles outlined in Mexican law. What are the differences between a Public Notary in Mexico and the US? In the United States, a Public Notary is a person appointed by the government whose sole purpose is to witness and verify the signing of documents. They do not necessarily have formal legal qualifications. A Public Notary in...