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Address:

Prof. Dr. Neumann, Nasdal, Wegner GbR, Kurfürstendamm 64,  D-10707 Berlin
Contact: Tel.: +49 30 884 201-1, Fax: +49 30 884 201-20
Email: Info@kanzlei-neumann.com

Persons with authority to represent the Partnership:

1. Prof. Dr. Manfred J. Neumann, Solicitor and former Notary, Specialist Lawyer for Tax Law, Certified Accountant
2. Eckart Wegner, Solicitor and Notary
3. Reinhard Nasdal, Solicitor and Notary

VAT:

DE 135570050

Admissions:

All solicitors belonging to and working for this firm have been admitted in the Federal Republic of Germany and are members of the Berlin Bar. If they are also Notaries (Nasdal, Wegner) they also members of the Notaries’ Association of Berlin. Prof. Dr. Neumann as a Certified Accountant is also a member of the Accountants’ Association of Berlin. Ms Tiefenbacher (employed solicitor) as a Tax Consultant is also a member of the Tax Consultants’ Association of Berlin. All professional titles were granted in Germany.

Responsible Professional and Supervisory Bodies:

Berlin Bar, Littenstraße 9, 10179 Berlin
Telephone: 030 / 306 93 1 – 0
Telefax: 030 / 306 931 – 99

Accountants’ Association of Berlin, Rauchstr. 26, 10787 Berlin
Telephone: 030 / 72 61 61 – 0
Telefax: 030 / 72 61 61 – 212

Tax Consultants’ Association of Berlin, Wichmannstr. 6, 10787 Berlin
Telephone: 030 / 889261-0
Telefax: 030 / 889261-10

Notaries’ Association of Berlin, Littenstraße 10, 10179 Berlin
Telephone: 030 / 24 62 90 – 0
Telefax: 030 / 24 62 90 – 25

The Notaries are also subject to the supervision of the President of the Berlin Regional Court, Littenstr. Office, 10174 Berlin

Professional Regulations

Essentially, the following regulations and professional codes of practice apply:

Solicitors:

  • Federal Lawyers Act (BRAO)
  • Rules of Professional Practice (BORA)
  • Specialist Lawyers’ Rules (FAO)
  • Lawyers’ Remuneration Act (RVG)
  • Code of Conduct for Lawyers in The European Union (CCBE)

All regulations may be accessed via the Federal Bar web page (www.brak.de)under the heading “Berufsrecht” in German and English versions.

Notaries:

  • Federal Notaries Act (BNotO)
  • Notarisation Act (BeurkG)
  • Court and Notarial Fees Act (GNotKG)
  • Notaries’ Service Rules (DONot)
  • Berlin Notaries’ Association Guidelines
  • European Codex on Notarial Status
  • European Charter on organised crime

The professional regulations may be accessed via the Federal Notaries’ Association web page (www.bnotk.de) under the heading “Berufsrecht” and the Berlin Notaries’ Association Guidelines via www.berliner-notarkammer.de

Certified Accountants:

  • Directive 2006/43/EC of the European Parliament and the Council of 17 May 2006 (Directive on statutory audits)
  • EU Commission Recommendation of 06 May 2008 on the external quality assurance for the statutory auditors and audits of public interest entities
  • EU Commission Recommendation of 5 June 2008 concerning the limitation of the civil liability of statutory auditors and audit firms
  • Auditors Act (WPO)
  • Auditors’ and Certified Accountants’ Professional Indemnity Insurance Rules (WPBHV)
  • Professional Rules for Auditors / Certified Accountants (BS WP/vBP)
  • Quality Control Rules
  • Rules of Procedure for Special Investigations unrelated to Particular Events
  • Codex for Conduct of Staff (authorised German translation)

All legal provisions may be seen in their current versions via the Accountants’ Association website at www.wpk.de

Tax Consultants

  • Tax Consultants’ Act (StBerG)
  • Regulations on Compliance with the Provisions on Tax Consultants, Tax Agents and Tax Consultancy Firms (DVStB)
  • Tax Consultants’ Remuneration Act (StBVV)
  • Rules of Professional Practice of the Federal Tax Consultants’ Association (BOStB)

You can find these professional regulations via the Federal Tax Consultants’ Association website at www.bstbk.de.

Multidisciplinary Activities

Lawyers are forbidden to accept conflicting instructions by their professional regulations (43a (4) BRAO). Before accepting instructions, a check for any conflict is always made.

Alternative Dispute Resolution

In the event of disputes between lawyers and their clients it is possible to apply to the Berlin Bar for alternative dispute resolution (under § 73 (2) no. 3 together with § 73 (5) BRAO,) or to the Bar Conciliation Office of the Federal Bar (§ 191 f. BRAO)

We also refer you to the EU’s platform on out-of-court online dispute resolution: http://ec.europa.eu/consumers/odr/

 

Professional Indemnity Insurance

Lawyers, Notaries, Certified Accountants and Tax Consultants are insured for professional indemnity purposes with:

HDI Gerling Firmen- und Privatversicherungs AG, Postfach 2127, 30021 Hannover

The geographical scope of insurance cover for Lawyers, Certified Accountants and Tax Consultants extends for Lawyers, Certified Accountants and Tax Consultants at least to services performed in the countries of the European Union and at least satisfies the requirements under

§ 51 Federal Lawyers’ Act (BRAO) or

§ 67 Tax Consultants’ Act (StBerG) together with § 51 et seq. of the Regulations on Compliance with the Provisions on Tax Consultants, Tax Agents and Tax Consultancy Firms (DVStB) or

§ 54 Auditors’ Act (WPO) together with the Auditors’ and Certified Accountants’ Professional Indemnity Insurance Rules (WPBHV)

The Notaries’ professional indemnity insurance at least satisfy the requirements under § 19 a BNotO.

 

Person responsible for the publications and other information accessible on this site:

Eckart Wegner, Rechtsanwalt und Notar,
c/o Prof. Dr. Neumann, Nasdal, Wegner GbR,
Kurfürstendamm 64
10707 Berlin

Liability for links:

We always try to keep the internal and external content of this site up to date. No liability can be accepted for information or statements on websites linked to this website.

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