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WZR Wülfing Rechel Villena Aghamiri Burkart Limper Ziehm

Rechtsanwälte Partnerschaft mbB

Registered office of the partnership: Lehmweg 17, 20251 Hamburg

On file with the commercial register maintained by: Amtsgericht Hamburg PR 622 (Hamburg Municipal Court)
VAT-Identification number: DE 245979718

Address:
WZR Rechtsanwälte Partnerschaft mbB
Lehmweg 17, 20251 Hamburg
Phone: +49 (0) 40 480 63 9 – 0
Fax: +49 (0) 40 480 63 9 – 92
info@wzr-legal.com

Lawyers
All individuals that are designated as a Rechtsanwalt (lawyer) are licensed as lawyers in the Federal Republic of Germany and are members of the bar association having jurisdiction where each lawyer maintains his or her office

Professional regulations for lawyers

  • German Federal Regulations for Lawyers (Bundesrechtsanwaltsordnung (BRAO))
  • German Rules of Professional Practice for Lawyers (Berufsordnung (BORA)),
  • German Regulations for Certified Legal Specialists (Fachanwaltsordnung (FAO)),
  • German Lawyers’ Compensation Act (Gesetz über die Vergütung der Rechtsanwältinnen und Rechtsanwälte (RVG)),
  • Code of Conduct for Lawyers in the European Union
  • Law regulating the activity of European lawyers in Germany (Gesetz über die Tätigkeit europäischer Rechtsanwälte in Deutschland (EuRAG))
  • Law Implementing the Directives of the European Community pertaining to the professional law regulating the legal profession

You can find all of these statutes, regulations and rules on the Bundesrechtsanwaltskammer (German Federal Bar Association) homepage under the heading “Berufsrecht” (Laws for licensed professionals)

Professional liability insurance carrier
ERGO Versicherungs AG
Victoriaplatz 1, 40477 Dusseldorf
Scope of territorial coverage: worldwide

Certified tax accountants
All individuals that are designated as a Steuerberater (certified tax accountant) are licensed as certified tax accountants in the Federal Republic of Germany and are members of the institute of certified tax accountants having jurisdiction where each certified tax accountant maintains his or her office.

Certified tax accountants with offices in Hamburg are members of the institute of certified tax accountants, Raboisen 32, 20095 Hamburg.

Professional regulations for German certified tax accountants:

  • German Certified Tax Accountant Act (Steuerberatungsgesetz (StBerG))
  • German Certified Tax Accountant Regulations (Durchführungsverordnungen zum Steuerberatungsgesetz (DVStB))
  • German Rules of Professional Practice for German Certified Tax Accountants (Berufsordnung (BOStB))
  • German Regulations for Certified Tax Accountant Fees (Steuerberatergebührenverordnung (StBGebV)).

You can find all of these statutes, regulations and rules on the Bundessteuerberaterkammer (German Federal Institute of Certified Tax Accountants) homepage under the heading “Ihr Steuerberater”/ “Berufsrecht” (Your certified tax accountant / Laws for licensed professionals)

German Certified Public Auditors
All individuals that are designated as a Wirtschaftsprüfer (German certified public auditor) are licensed as certified public auditors in the Federal Republic of Germany and are members of the German Chamber of Public Accountants (KdöR), Rauchstr.26, 10767 Berlin.

Professional regulations for German certified public auditors:

  • WPO – German Certified Public Auditor Regulations
  • BS WP / vBP – Professional Charter for Certified Public Auditors / Certified Public Accountants
  • Charter for quality control
  • Siegel-VO – Regulations for Certified Public Auditor and Certified Public Accountant Seals
  • WPBHV – Regulations Governing Professional Liability Insurance for Certified Public Auditors

You can find all of these regulations on the Wirtschaftsprüferkammer (German Chamber of Public Accountants) homepage under the heading “Legal Statutes.”

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