HLB Deutschland GmbH

Steinstraße 27
40210 Düsseldorf
Germany

Phone +49 (0)211 323 91 93
Fax +49 (0)211 323 91 95
E-mail
Website www.hlb-deutschland.de

Professional liability insurance

Professional activity is covered by professional liability insurance from xxxx, which is valid across the EU for the insured risk.

Supervisory authority for public accountants

Chamber of Chartered Public Accountants and Tax Consultants
Corporation under public law

headquarters Berlin
Rauchstraße 26
10787 Berlin
Germany

Phone +49 (30) 726 161-0
Fax +49 (30) 726 161-212
E-mail
Website www.wpk.de

Supervisory authority for tax advisers

Federal Chamber of Tax Advisers
Corporation under public law

Neue Promenade 4
10178 Berlin
Germany

Phone +49 (30) 240 087-0
Fax +49 (30) 240 087-99
E-mail
Website www.bstbk.de

Supervisory authority for lawyers

German Federal Bar

Littenstraße 9
10179 Berlin
Germany

Phone +49 (30) 284 939-0
Fax +49 (30) 284 939-11
E-mail
Website www.brak.de

Professional title

The legal professional designations "Wirtschaftsprüfer" (public accountant), "Steuerberater" (tax adviser), "vereidigte Buchprüfer" (certified accountant) and "Notar" (notary) were conferred in the Federal Republic of Germany. Licenses to exercise the profession were granted in the Federal Republic of Germany.

Professional rules and regulations

For public accountants

  • Wirtschaftsprüferordnung, WPO (Code for public accountants)
  • Berufssatzung für Wirtschaftsprüfer/vereidigte Buchprüfer, BS WP/vBP (Professional Charter for Qualified Public Accountants / Certified Auditors)
  • Satzung für Qualitätskontrolle (Quality Control Charter)
  • Wirtschaftsprüfer-Berufshaftpflichtversicherungsverordnung, WPBHV (Regulation concerning Professional Liability Insurance Rules for Auditors and Certified Accountants)

These codes and regulations are available for perusal on the website of the Chamber of Public Accountants at www.wpk.de.

For tax advisers

  • Steuerberatungsgesetz, StBerG (Tax Advice Act)
  • Durchführungsverordnung zum Steuerberatungsgesetz, DVStB (Implementing Regulation for the Tax Advisory Act)
  • Berufsordnung der Bundessteuerberaterkammer, BOStB (Professional Code of Conduct for the Federal Chamber of Tax Advisers)
  • Steuerberatergebührenverordnung, StBGebV (Tax Consulting Fee Ordinance)
  • Steuerberatervergütungsverordnung, StBVV (Tax Adviser Remuneration Regulation)

The laws, codes and regulations are available for perusal at www.bstbk.de.

For lawyers

  • Bundesrechtsanwaltsordnung, BRAO (Federal Lawyers' Code)
  • Berufsordnung, BORA (Professional Code)
  • Fachanwaltsordnung, FAO (Code for Specialist Lawyers)
  • Rechtsanwaltsvergütungsgesetz, RVG (Act on the Remuneration of Lawyers)
  • Gesetz über die Tätigkeit europäischer Rechtsanwälte in Deutschland, EuRAG (Act Regulating the Activity of European Lawyers in Germany)
  • Code of Conduct for Lawyers of the European Union, CCBE (Code of Conduct)

These laws, codes and regulations are available for perusal on the website of the German Federal Bar at www.brak.de.

Design and implementation of the website
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Kornstraße 15
4060 Leonding
Austria

Phone +43 (732) 611 266
Fax +43 (732) 611 266-20
E-mail
Website

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