BDO International Business Compass

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Company Details

Publisher of the study

BDO AG Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft
Fuhlentwiete 12
20355 Hamburg
Telefon: +49 40 30293-0
Telefax: +49 40 337691
E-Mail: hamburg(at)

Chairman of the Executive Board:
Dr. Holger Otte 

Country of Registration:
The legal professional designation of audit firm ("Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft") was awarded in the Federal Republic of Germany.  

Registered Office:
Hamburg, Germany (Amtsgericht Hamburg HRB 1981) 

Sales Tax Identification Number:
UST.-ID-NR.: DE 11 85 14 042 

Regulatory Body and Professional Register
Wirtschaftsprüferkammer (WPK), Rauchstraße 26, 10787 Berlin

Professional Regulations:
The auditing profession is subject to the following main professional regulations
1. German Public Accountants Act (Wirtschaftsprüferordnung - WPO)
2. Professional Code of Conduct for Auditors/Certified Accountants (BS WP/vBP)
3. Quality Control Charter (Satzung für Qualitätskontrolle)
4. Professional Liability Insurance Rules for Auditors and Certified Accountants (WPBHV) 

Information on Professional Liability Insurance:
Professional liability insurance is provided by Versicherergemeinschaft für das wirtschaftliche Prüfungs- und Treuhandwesen, Dotzheimer Str. 23, 65185 Wiesbaden, Germany. The geographical scope of insurance coverage includes activities in the member states of the European Union and complies with the requirements of § 54 Wirtschaftsprüferordnung (WPO) in connection with the Regulation on the Professional Indemnity Insurance of Auditors and Certified Accountants (Berufshaftpflichtversicherung der Wirtschaftsprüfer und vereidigten Buchprüfer - WPBHV) 

BDO Network:
BDO AG Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft is a member of BDO International Limited, a British company with limited capital contributions and belongs to the international BDO network of independent member firms. BDO is the brand name for the BDO network and for each of the BDO member companies. 

The information provided on the website is of a general nature only. It is no substitute for essential individual advice based on the facts of a specific case. BDO AG Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft does not accept any liability with regard to the accuracy and completeness of the information provided. 

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