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Information pursuant to § 5 of the German Telecommunications Act [Telemediengesetz] and the German Directive on Information Requirements Applying to Service Providers [Verordnung über Informationspflichten für Dienstleistungserbringer]


1. Provider
Graf von Westphalen Insolvenzverwaltung und Sanierung Rechtsanwaltspartnerschaft mbB
Leipziger Platz 1
10117 Berlin

Graf von Westphalen has been entered into the Partnership Registry of the Local Court of Berlin-Charlottenbrug under PR 616B. The firm is based in Berlin.
Each attorney is authorized to represent clients, both judicially and extra-judicially.

Managing Partner: Carsten Liersch
Sales tax identification number: DE265569156

2. Rules of professional conduct apply to attorneys based in Germany and notaries public

Attorneys
Unless stated otherwise, all attorneys are licensed to practice in the Federal Republic of Germany and are members of their local bar association.
Authorized bar associations:
Berlin, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Munich
The rules of professional conduct (listed below) applying to attorneys practicing in Germany are available on the homepage of the German Bar Association at www.brak.de  (key word: Berufsregeln).
German Lawyers’ Act – Bundesrechtsanwaltsordnung
German Rules of Professional Practice – Berufsordnung für Rechtsanwälte
German Rules and Regulations Governing Specialized Lawyers – Fachanwaltsordnung
German Act Governing Lawyers’ Fees – Bundesgebührenordnung für Rechtsanwälte
German Remuneration Act for Attorneys – Gesetz über die Vergütung der Rechtsanwältinnen und Rechtsanwälte
Code of Conduct for Lawyers in the European Community – Berufsregeln der Rechtsanwälte der Europäischen Gemeinschaft
German Law Regulating the Activity of European Lawyers in Germany – Gesetz über die Tätigkeit europäischer Rechtsanwälte in Deutschland

Professional liability insurance as defined by § 51 of the Federal Lawyers’ Act:
AXA Versicherung AG, Colonia-Allee 10-20, 51067 Cologne
Area of coverage: worldwide.

Tax Advisors
The title "Steuerberater" was conferred on the relevant members of Graf von Westphalen following their passing of the applicable examinations, and consequent to their admission in accordance with German laws and norms. The responsible Chamber of Tax Advisors is that of Hessen; see www.stbk-hessen.de.

The relevant rules and regulations governing the professional conduct of tax advisors admitted in Germany are available on the website of the German Federal Chamber of Tax Advisors (www.bstbk.de). These are:

StBerG - The Tax Advisory Act (Steuerberatungsgesetz)
DVStB - the Implementation Ordinance to the Tax Advisory Act (Durchführungsverordnung zum StBerG)
StBerGbO - the Ordinance on Tax Advisors' Fees (Steuerberatergebührenverordnung) and
BOStB - the Rules of Professional Conduct for Tax Advisors (Berufsordnung der Bundessteuerberaterkammer).

Professional indemnity insurance is in force with the Versicherungsstelle Wiesbaden, Dotzheimer Str. 23, 65185 Wiesbaden, pursuant to § 67 StBerG. Applicable in Europe, including Turkey and the States located in the area of the former Soviet Union, including Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia.

Notaries public
The partners who are licensed as both notaries public and attorneys and are identified as such are members of the Berlin Chamber of Notaries Public.
The professional code of conduct applying to notaries public is available at www.bnotk.de under the section “Berufsrecht” (professional code).

German Notary Public Act – Bundesnotarordnung
German Authentication Act – Beurkundungsgesetz

Code of the Chambers of Notaries PublicGerman Regulations Governing Notaries – Dienstordnung für Notarinnen und Notare
German Fee Regulation Act – Kostenordnung
European Code of Professional Rules of Conduct for Notaries Public – Europäischer Kodex des notariellen Standesrechts

Professional liability insurance:
AXA Versicherung AG, Colonia-Allee 10-20, 51067 Cologne
Area of coverage: worldwide.