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Information according to the Ordinance on Information Obligations for Service Providers and § 5 TMG

The advice we offer is provided by lawyers and tax consultants who have been awarded the professional title in the Federal Republic of Germany. The professionals of the Cologne office are registered with the Cologne Bar Association, Riehler Str. 30, 50668 Cologne (Tel. 0221 9730100, Fax. 0221 97301050, e-mail:kontakt@rak-koeln.de) or the Chamber of Tax Consultants Cologne, Gereonstr. 34-36, 50670 Köln (Tel. 0221 336430, Fax. 0221 3364343, e-mail: mail@stbk-koeln.de). The respective chamber is also the competent supervisory authority. The following professional regulations apply to our activities:

Professional regulations

– Federal Lawyers’ Act (BRAO)
– Professional code of conduct (BORA)
– Specialist attorney regulations (FAO)
– Law on the remuneration of lawyers (RVG)
– Professional Code of Conduct for Bars and Law Societies of the European Community (CCBE)
– Tax Consultancy Act (StBerG)
– Regulation implementing the provisions on tax consultants, tax agents and tax consulting companies (DVStB)
– Berufsordnung der Bundessteuerberaterkammer (BOStB)
– Tax consultant fee ordinance (StBGebV)

The professional regulations can be found on the websites of the Federal Chamber of Lawyers (www.brak.de) and the Federal Chamber of Tax Consultants (www.bstbk.de) under the heading “Berufsrecht”.
The representation of conflicting interests is prohibited for lawyers due to professional regulations (§ 43a para. 4 BRAO). Before accepting a mandate, the existence of a conflict of interest is therefore always checked.

Kontakt

OVH Lawyers Tax Advisers Overhage Villwock Heinze Legal PartGmbB
Antwerp Str. 35
50672 Cologne
Phone: 0221 / 99 99 34 66
e-mail: info@ovh-legal.de

Authorised to represent: Moritz Overhage, Kevin Villwock, Michael Heinze

Antwerp Str. 35
50672 Cologne
Phone: 0221 / 99 99 34 67
E-Mail: info@ovh-tax.de

Authorised to represent: Moritz Overhage, Kevin Villwock, Michael Heinze

OVH Rechtsanwälte Steuerberater Overhage Villwock Heinze Legal PartGmbB and OVH Rechtsanwälte Steuerberater Overhage Villwock Heinze Tax PartGmbB hereinafter jointly referred to as “OVH”.

Registry Courts

  • OVH Rechtsanwälte Steuerberater Overhage Villwock Heinze Legal PartGmbB: Local Court Essen, PR 4589
  • OVH Rechtsanwälte Steuerberater Overhage Villwock Heinze Tax PartGmbB: Local Court Essen, PR 4592

Sales tax ID number

  • OVH Lawyers Tax Advisers Overhage Villwock Heinze Legal PartGmbB: DE327139422
  • OVH Lawyers Tax Consultants Overhage Villwock Heinze Tax PartGmbB: DE327139439

Professional liability insurance

The professional liability insurance policies are with Zurich Insurance plc, Niederlassung für Deutschland, Platz der Einheit 2, D-60327 Frankfurt am Main. The geographical scope of the insurance cover includes activities in the member states of the European Union and thus at least meets the requirements of § 51 Federal Lawyers’ Act (BRAO), § 67 Tax Consultancy Act (StBerG), §§ 51 ff. Ordinance on the implementation of the regulations on tax consultants, tax agents and tax consulting companies (DVStB)).

The insurance cover does not apply to liability claims in connection with advice on and occupation with non-European law or activities of lawyers before non-European courts.

The information according to §2 DL-InfoV is also available in the offices.

Online dispute resolution platform and consumer dispute resolution

The European Commission provides an online dispute resolution platform which can be found atec.europa.eu/consumers/odr/ OVH is neither obliged nor willing to participate in any dispute resolution procedure on this platform.

For consumers: In principle, our lawyers are prepared to take part in dispute resolution proceedings at the arbitration board of the legal profession in property disputes arising from the client relationship.

Contact details of the competent body:

Conciliation office of the legal profession

Neue Grünstraße 17 D-10179 Berlin

Phone +49(0)30/2844417-0, Fax +49(0)30/2844417-12, E-Mail schlichtungsstelle@s-d-r.org

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Applicable law

Applicable law

Responsibility for content

Responsible for the content of the editorial part according to § 55 II RStV (V.i.S.d.P.): Michael Heinze, Attorney at Law, Kevin B. Villwock, tax consultant Moritz Overhage, all of them Antwerpener Straße 35, 50672 Cologne

Picture credits

Redevelopment consulting header – Image: Chain reaction in business concept, businessman intervention Tilting dominoes @ ilkercelik from istockphoto.com

Photography

including Niklas Baumberger, www.niklasbaumberger.de