It is essential that notaries understand their duties and responsibilities.
Individuals assume personal liability when serving as a notary, but their
employer can also be held liable. In the financial services industry,
notaries are required for many transactions. However, there are times when
notaries feel uncomfortable with their role and/or the transaction. This session will teach notaries how to understand and correctly execute their
duties and responsibilities, with a focus on important financial industry
issues and best practices.
- Notary duties and responsibilities
- Most common errors made by a notary
- A notary’s personal liability
- Potential liability of the financial institution as the notary’s employer
to avoid liability for the notary and the financial institution
Elizabeth Fast, JD, CPA, Spencer Fane LLP