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RIEDLINGER  Partnerschaftsgesellschaft mbB
Steuerberater Rechtsanwälte Wirtschaftsprüfer  
Kartäuserstraße 61a 79104 Freiburg   

Represented by: 

Rainer Soboll,  
Reinhard Kischel-Leibrecht,  
Dr. Michael Weber,  
Peter Lahmann,  
Martin Dressler und  
Dagmar Kluge   

Contact: 

Telephone: +49 (0) 761 368 77 0
Telefax: +49 (0) 761 368 77 40 
Email: info@riedlinger-partner.de   

Register entry: 

Entry in the Partnerschaftsregister.  
Registering court: Amtsgericht Freiburg i.Br.  
Registration number: PR 700208   

VAT: 

VAT Id number according to Sec. 27 a German Value Added Tax Act: 
DE 142096088

 

Job title and professional regulations

Tax consultant

Regulatory authority for tax consultants is the Tax Consultants’ Chamber, southern Baden in Freiburg/Germany.

Steuerberaterkammer Südbaden 
Körperschaft des öffentlichen Rechts 
Wentzingerstraße 19 
79106 Freiburg

mailing adress: 
Postfach 53 45  
79020 Freiburg

The profession of tax consultants is subject to the following laws and regulations:  
a) Tax Advisory Law (Steuerberatungsgesetz StBerG)  
b) Tax Advisory Law Ordinance (Durchfuehrungsverordnung zum Steuerberatungsgesetz DVStB) 
c) Ordinance on Expert Tax Advisers in International Taxation (Fachberaterordnung FBO) 
d) Tax consultant's scale of fees (Steuerberatervergütungsverordnung (StBVV)) 

The laws and regulations which pertain to the profession may be viewed on the home page of the Chamber of Federal Tax Consultants (www.bstbk.de). 

Auditors

Regulatory authority for auditors is the Auditor’s Chamber, Berlin/Germany.  

Wirtschaftsprüferkammer 
Körperschaft des öffentlichen Rechts 
Hauptgeschäftsstelle Berlin Rauchstraße 26 
10787 Berlin

mailing adress: 
Postfach 30 18 82  
10746 Berlin

The profession of auditors is subject to the following laws and regulations:  
a) Federal Auditors’ Code (Wirtschaftsprueferordnung WPO)  
b) By-laws to the Professions of Auditors and Public Accountants 
c) Articles of Association for Quality Control 
d) Professional indemnity insurance for auditors (WPBHV)

The laws and regulations which pertain to the profession may be viewed on the home page of the Chamber of Auditors (www.wpk.de).

Lawyers

Regulatory authority for lawyers is the Lawyers’ Chamber, Freiburg/Germany.

Rechtsanwaltskammer Freiburg 
Körperschaft des öffentlichen Rechts 
Bertoldstraße 44 
79098 Freiburg 

The profession of lawyers is subject to the following laws and regulations:  
a) Federal Lawyers’ Code (Bundesrechtsanwaltsordnung BRAO)  
b) Code of conduct for specialized lawyers (Fachanwaltsordnung FAO)  
c) Professional code of conduct for lawyers (BORA)  
d) Lawyers’ scale of fees (Rechtsanwaltsverguetungsgesetz RVG)  
e) Regulation on fees acc. sec. 2 [2] RVG (VV-RVG)  

The laws and regulations which pertain to the profession may be viewed on the home page of the Federal Chamber of Lawyers (www.brak.de). 

 

Information concerning professional indemnity insurance:

HDI Versicherung AG
HDI-Platz 1 
30659 Hannover

 

Dispute resolution

Notice according to Sec. 36 Act on Resolution of Consumer Disputes (Verbraucherstreitbeilegungsgesetz VSBG):

RIEDLINGER Partnerschaftsgesellschaft mbB Steuerberater Rechtsanwaelte Wirtschaftspruefer (hereafter referred to as: „RIEDLINGER“) gives the following information in accordance with VSBG. In this regard, RIEDLINGER emphasizes in advance that the willingness of RIEDLINGER to participate in a dispute resolution procedure depends on the professional regulations covering RIEDLINGER’s engagement. The following information reflects this differentiated approach.

For assignments, which are covered by the professional regulations of tax advisors (Steuerberater), the following applies:
RIEDLINGER is neither willing nor obliged to participate in a dispute resolution procedure before the consumer arbitration board (Sec. 36, 37 VSBG).

For assignments, which are covered by the professional regulations of lawyers (Rechtsanwaelte), the following applies: 
RIEDLINGER decides in each individual case whether RIEDLINGER is willing to participate in a dispute resolution procedure before the consumer arbitration board or not. There is no obligation for RIEDLINGER to participate. 

The competent arbitration board is: Schlichtungsstelle der Rechtsanwaltschaft, Neue Gruenstrasse 17 in 10179 Berlin, available via its homepage www.schlichtungsstelle-der-rechtsanwaltschaft.de.

For assignments, which are covered by the professional regulations of auditors (Wirtschaftspruefer), the following applies: 
RIEDLINGER is neither willing nor obliged to participate in a dispute resolution procedure before the consumer arbitration board (Sec. 36, 37 VSBG).

Notice in connection with the so-called ODR Regulation

In general, RIEDLINGER does not offer the option to order services of RIEDLINGER by electronic means.

Thus, notices according to the ODR Regulation are dispensable in the opinion of RIEDLINGER. For the exceptional case that RIEDLINGER concludes a service contract with a consumer online, RIEDLINGER gives the following information: 

The website of Online Dispute Resolution (website of the EU regarding out-of-court online dispute resolution) can be reached via the following link: 

http://ec.europa.eu/consumers/odr/ 

RIEDLINGER indicates its own e-mail address as follows: info@riedlinger-partner.de 

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