Legal Notice

Legal Notice according to section 5 of the German Telemedia Act (Telemediengesetz – TMG)

Telemedia provider: Greenberg Traurig Germany, LLP, Potsdamer Platz 1, 10785 Berlin
Telephone: +49 30 700 171-100. E-Mail: events@gtlaw.de

Authorised representative: Dr. Christian Schede (Managing Partner Greenberg Traurig Germany, LLP) and all partners from Greenberg Traurig Germany, LLP, Potsdamer Platz 1, 10785 Berlin.
A list of the partners of Greenberg Traurig Germany, LLP is available for inspection at Potsdamer Platz 1, 10785 Berlin or on our website: www.gtlaw.com

Individual responsible for the editorial content (German pages) according to § 55(3) Interstate Broadcasting and Telemedia Agreement (Staatsvertrag für Rundfunk und Telemedien): Dr. Christian Schede (Managing Partner Greenberg Traurig Germany, LLP), Potsdamer Platz 1, 10785 Berlin.

VAT-ID number: DE301690560

Partnership Register: Greenberg Traurig Germany, LLP is a limited liability partnership under the laws of the US State of Florida, registered with the Secretary of State, Tallahassee, Florida (document number LLP150003337) and with the local court of Berlin-Charlottenburg (register number PR 1014).

Professionals working for Greenberg Traurig Germany, LLP – titles and competent regulatory bodies:

All Lawyers (Rechtsanwälte) of Greenberg Traurig Germany, LLP are admitted to practice as such in the Federal Republic of Germany. They are members of the local bar association competent for Berlin www.rak-berlin.de/

All Solicitors under English law are admitted to practice as such in England and Wales. The Law Society’s address can be found on www.lawsociety.org.uk under section “Office Locations”.

All Attorneys at law (New York) are admitted to practice as such in the state of New York. They are members of the New York Bar: www.nycourts.gov.

Applicable professional regulatory provisions

Applicable professional regulatory provisions for Lawyers in Germany are: the Federal Lawyers’ Regulation (Bundesrechtsanwaltsordnung – BRAO), the Specialist Lawyers’ Regulation (Fachanwaltsordnung – FAO), the Lawyers’ Fees Act (Gesetz über die Vergütung von Rechtsanwältinnen und Rechtsanwälten – RVG), the Rules of professional practice (Berufsordnung der Rechtsanwälte – BORA), the Charter of core principles of the European legal profession and Code of Conduct for European Lawyers (CCBE) and the Law pertaining to the professional law regulating the legal profession (Gesetz über die Tätigkeit europäischer Rechtsanwälte in Deutschland – EuRAG), respectively the regulation regarding the implementation of § 206 of the Federal Lawyers’ Act for lawyers from non-European countries. The texts of the applicable acts, regulations and codes are available online (partially in English) at the Federal Chamber of Laywers’ website under section “Berufsrecht”): www.brak.de.

Professional regulatory provisions for Solicitors (UK) are the Solicitors’ Code of Conduct, the Solicitors’ Accounts Rules, the Solicitors’ Financial Services Rules and the Solicitors’ Indemnity Insurance Rules. The texts of the applicable codes and rules are available online at the website of the Solicitor Regulation Authority under section “For solitcitors”: www.sra.org.uk/solicitors.

Professional regulatory provisions for Attorneys at Law (New York) are: the codes and rules included in the New York Rules of Professional Conduct which can be found at the website of the New York State Unified Court System www.nycourts.gov under section “Rules of Professional Conduct.

Professional liability insurance:

The Lawyers of Greenberg Traurig Germany, LLP are insured under a worldwide professional liability insurance with AXA Versicherung AG, Dovestraße 2-4, 10587 Berlin, Germany.

Disputes:

In case of disputes between Lawyers and their clients an out-of-court mediation can be requested with the bar association of Berlin or with the arbitration board of the federal bar association; further information can be found on the Internet via the federal bar association’s website (www.brak.de), email: schlichtungsstelle@brak.de.