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Simon&Simon, Simon & Moyal Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten mbB (Partnership of Lawyers with Limited Professional Liability under the German Partnership Act (Partnerschaftsgesellschaftsgesetz).

Seat of business: Düsseldorf, Germany

Partnership register #PR2807, Local Court Essen, Germany

VAT identification number: DE 287 43 96 16

Simon&Simon, Simon & Moyal, Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten PartG is a partnership in accordance with the German Partnership Act.

Partners

Philipp Simon , Rechtsanwalt

Joram Moyal, Rechtsanwalt

Pempelforterstrasse 47

D-40211 Düsseldorf

Germany

Tel.: +49 (0)211 63 55 27 60

Fax: +49 (0)211 63 55 27 65

E-mail: info(at)simonundsimon.com

All attorneys (Rechtsanwälte) of the partnership mbB are admitted to practice law pursuant to the laws of the Federal Republic of Germany and are members of the Bar Association of Düsseldorf, Germany.

Rechtsanwaltskammer Düsseldorf,

Körperschaft des öffentlichen Rechts

Freiligrathstraße 25

D-40479 Düsseldorf

Tel.: +49 211 495020

Fax: +49 211 4950228

E-mail: info@rechtsanwaltskammer-duesseldorf.de

You can find further information concerning the Bar Association of Dusseldorf at

http://www.rechtsanwaltskammer-duesseldorf.de.

The relevant professional rules include, among others,

–              the German Federal Attorneys’ Act (Bundesrechtsan­waltsordnung or BRAO),

–              the German Rules of Professional Practice for Attorneys (Berufsordnung für Rechtsanwälte or BORA),

–              the German Regulations on Lawyer Specialization (Fachanwaltsordnung or FAO),

–              the German Act on the Remuneration of Attorneys (Rechtsanwaltsvergütungsgesetz or RVG) and

–              the Professional Rules for Attorneys in the European Union (Berufsregeln der Rechtsan­wälte der Europäischen Union or CCBE).

You will find these at www.brak.de under the heading “Berufsrecht”.

The representation of conflicting interests is prohibited for attorneys according to the German Federal Lawyers’ Act (§ 43a para. 4 BRAO). Before accepting a mandate, conflicting interests are always checked.

Out-of-Court Dispute Settlement

In case of disputes between attorneys and their clients there is the option to file for extrajudicial dispute resolution with the regional Chamber of Lawyers (cf. § 73 para. 2 no. 3 in connection with §73 para. 5 BRAO). In addition, the German Federal Bar Association established an independent body

to resolve disputes between members of the bar association and their clients in accordance with §191f BRAO. The body is named Conciliation Board of the Bar (Schlichtungsstelle der  Rechtsanwaltschaft).

Please refer to www.schlichtungsstelle-der-rechtsanwaltschaft.de for details.

The partnership mbB maintains a professional liability insurance according to the statutory demands (cf. § 51a BRAO).

The address of the partnership’s professional-liability-insurance carrier is:

ERGO Versicherung AG

Victoriaplatz 1

D-40477 Düsseldorf

Germany

Limitations on the territorial validity of the professional liability insurance:

The insurance coverage does not extend to liability claims arising from work performed through law firms or offices established or maintained in other countries; in connection with advice in or work relating to non-European law; and by the attorneys in front of non-European courts.

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