Legal Information

This English translation of the legal information (Impressum) is for information purposes only. The German version (www.bk-law.de/de/legal/) contains the sole legally relevant information for this website.

PROVIDER INFORMATION
Providers of this website (www.bk-law.de) (Website Content) are

BK-LAW Bottermann Khorrami Rechtsanwälte PartmbB

Company Name / Legal Form:
Partnership with limited professional liabitility.

Seat / Registration:
Katharina-Heinroth-Ufer 1, D-10787 Berlin, office[at]bk-law.de
Registration in Germany: Local Court (Amtsgericht) Charlottenburg PR1539B

Partners/Representation
Uwe Bottermann, Dr. Esfandiar Khorrami, Ann Janina Sturm, Susanne Tiling.
Each member has sole power of representation.

VAT-ID
DE 336 824 531

BK TAX GmbH

Company Name / Legal Form:
BK Tax GmbH is a limited company (Gesellschaft mit beschränkter Haftung) under German law.

Address for Service of Documents/ Contact:
Katharina-Heinroth-Ufer 1, 10787 Berlin, office[at]bk-law.de

Seat / Registration
Berlin, Amtsgericht Berlin-Charlottenburg HRB 154747 B

Managing Director (Geschäftsführer):
Ines Hofmann

VAT-ID:
DE 292703610

PERSON(S) RESPONSIBLE FOR JOUNALISTIC-EDITORIAL CONTENT
Uwe Bottermann and Dr. Esfandiar Khorrami are responsible for journalistic and editorial contributions to the Website Content. Their contact details are the same as above (1.1.2).

PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT LAWS INFORMATION:

Rechtsanwälte (Lawyers)
All persons designated Rechtsanwältin/Rechtsanwalt are registered and admitted as such in the Federal Republic of Germany and are members of the competent Law Association (Rechtsanwaltskammer) which is the supervisory authority responsible for them: Rechtsanwaltskammer Berlin, address: Lit­ten­straße 9 in 10179 Ber­lin.

The relevant professional conduct rules for Rechtsanwältinnen/Rechtsanwälte are, inter alia:

German Federal Lawyers Act (Bundesrechtsanwaltsordnung (BRAO));
German Lawyers’ Fees Act (Gesetz über die Vergütung der Rechtsanwältinnen und Rechtsanwälte (Rechtsanwaltsvergütungsgesetz – RVG));
German Federal Code of Conduct for Lawyers (Berufsordnung der Rechtsanwälte (BORA));
CCBE Code of Conduct for European Lawyers (Berufsregeln der Rechtsanwälte der Europäischen Gemeinschaft);
German Act on the Activities of European Lawyers in Germany (Gesetz über die Tätigkeit europäischer Rechtsanwälte (EuRAG));
German Specialist Lawyers Regulations (Fachanwaltsordnung (FAO))

All of the above are accessible at: www.brak.de/fuer-anwaelte/berufsrecht/

Notare (Public Notaries)

Notaries
All persons designated as notaries are admitted in the Federal Republic of Germany as notaries with office in Berlin and are members of the chamber of notaries responsible for their location: Notarkammer Berlin, address: Lit­ten­straße 10 in 10179 Ber­lin.

The supervisory authority for Berlin notaries is the President of the Berlin Regional Court, Tegeler Weg 17-21, 10589 Berlin, the President of the Berlin Court of Appeal, Elßholzstr. 30 – 33, 10781 Berlin and the Senate Department for Justice, Consumer Protection and Anti-Discrimination, Salzburger Str. 21-25, 10825 Berlin.

Professional regulations for notaries include the following

BNotO – Federal Code of Notaries
DONot – Service regulations for notaries
BeurkG – Notarisation Act
GNotKG – Court and Notarial Costs Act
NotAktVV – Ordinance on the Maintenance of Notarial Records and Directories
Guidelines of the Berlin Chamber of Notaries

The rules on the professional law of notaries are available at: www.notar.de/der-notar/berufsrecht and https://www.notarkammer-berlin.de/kammer/rechtsgrundlagen.

Steuerberater (Tax Advisors)
All persons designated Steuerberaterin/Steuerberater are registered and admitted as such in the Federal Republic Germany and are members of the competent Chamber of Tax Consultants (Steuerberaterkammer), which is the supervisory authority responsible for them: Steuerberaterkammer Berlin; contact address at: www.stbkammer-berlin.de.

The relevant professional conduct rules for Steuerberaterinnen/Steuerberater are inter alia:

German Tax Advisors Act (Steuerberatungsgesetz (StBerG));
German Tax Advisors Act Implementation Regulation (Durchführungsverordnung zum Steuerberatungsgesetz (DVStG));
German Federal Code of Conduct for Tax Advisors (Berufsordnung der Bundessteuerberaterkammer (BOStB));
German Tax Advisors’ Fees Act (Steuerberatungsgebührenverordnung (STBGebV)).

All of the above are accessible at: www.bstbk.de/de/steuerberater/berufsrecht/.

Professional Liability Insurance
A professional liability insurance for Rechtsanwältinnen/Rechtsanwälte and Steuerberaterinnen/Steuerberater and for Bottermann Khorrami Steuerberatungsgesellschaft mbH is in place with Zurich Insurance plc NfD, 53287 Bonn. It covers services performed within the EU and satisfies the conditions of

§ 51 BRAO as well as
§ 67 StBerG and §§ 51 ff. DVStB.

A professional liability insurance for our Notaries is in place with ERGO Versicherungs AG, Victoriaplatz 1, 40198 Düsseldorf. It covers services performed within the EU and satisfies the conditions of § 19a BnotO.

ONLINE DISPUTE RESOLUTION AND CONSUMER DISPUTE RESOLUTION
The European Commission provides a platform for online dispute resolution. This is accessible at: ec.europa.eu/consumers/odr/. We do not participate in dispute resolution before consumer dispute resolution bodies.

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