German Regulatory Information

Legal information pursuant to Sec. 5 TMG and Sec 2 DienstInfVO
1.         Contact
Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP
Taunusanlage 18, 60325 Frankfurt am Main
Tel: +49.69.870.030.00
Fax: +49.69.870.030.555
Tax-ID DE 226513462
2.         Status as Limited Liability Partnership
Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP (the "Partnership") is a limited liability partnership under the laws of the State of Delaware (USA), partnership number: 3743618. A list of its partners, who are authorized to represent the Partnership, may be found on the website under
3.         Professional Qualification / Admissions
Professionals of the Partnership located in Germany are licensed to practice in the Federal Republic of Germany as attorney at law (Rechtsanwälte) and/or tax advisors (Steuerberater). They are members of the following chambers:

Frankfurt Bar Chamber
Bockenheimer Anlage 36, 60322 Frankfurt
Tel: +49.6917.009801
Fax +49.6917.009850

Hessen Tax Advisors' Chamber
Gutleutstraße 175,60327 Frankfurt
Tel: +49.6915.30020
Fax: +49.6915.300260
4.         Professional Codes of Conduct for Lawyers and Tax Advisors
a.         Lawyers:        BRAO, BORA, FAO, RVG, Chamber Rules on Anti-Money-Laundering, CCBE, EuRAG
b.         Tax advisors: StBerG, DVStB, BOStB, StBGebV
The wording of the respective regulations is available under and Further information is available during regular office hours in the Frankfurt office of the Partnership under the above-mentioned contact details.

5.         Professional Liability Insurance
AXA Versicherungs AG
Colonia Allee 10 – 20
51067 Köln
The geographical scope of our professional liability insurance extends worldwide, unless the liability claims are arising from activities
i.         carried out via offices established in foreign countries;
ii.        in connection with advice regarding laws outside Europe or in front of courts outside Europe

6.         Extrajudicial Dispute Settlement
We offer consumers the possibility of an extrajudicial dispute settlement in disputes arising out of the mandate. The competent dispute settlement office in this regard is the Schlichtungsstelle der Rechtsanwaltschaft at the German Federal Bar (pursuant to Section 191f Bundesrechtsanwaltsordnung).