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Mader & Peters GmbH
Independent auditing company
Tax consultancy firm
Alfred-Bozi-Str. 12
33602 Bielefeld

Tel.: + 49 (521) 98 24 10
Fax: + 49 (521) 98 24 129
Email: bielefeld@mader-peters.de

Registered office: Bielefeld
VAT ID: DE234769388
The company is registered in Bielefeld District Court’s commercial register under no. 38250

The managing partners of Mader & Peters GmbH, independent auditing and tax consultancy firm, are:

  • Andreas Mader, auditor, tax advisor and lawyer
  • Michael Peters, auditor and tax advisor

 

Mader & Peters
Lawyers
Independent auditors
Tax advisors
Alfred-Bozi-Str. 12
33602 Bielefeld

Tel.:   +49 (521) 98 24 10
Fax.: + 49 (521) 98 24 129
Email: bielefeld@mader-peters.de

Registered office: Bielefeld

The managing partners of Mader & Peters, independent auditors, tax advisors, lawyers, are:

  • Andreas Mader, auditor, tax advisor and lawyer
  • Michael Peters, auditor and tax advisor

 

Peters & Partner GmbH
Independent auditing company
Tax consultancy firm
Seelhorststr. 44
30175 Hannover

Tel.: +49 (511) 85 03 02 -60
Fax: +49 (511) 81 90 67
Email: hannover@mader-peters.de

Registered office: Hanover
The company is registered in Hanover District Court’s commercial register under no. 54803

The managing partners of Peters & Partner GmbH, independent auditing  and tax consultancy firm are:

  • Andreas Mader, auditor, tax consultant and lawyer
  • Michael Peters, auditor and tax consultant

 

ARGENTA Mader & Peters
Tax advisors
Alfred-Bozi-Str. 12
33602 Bielefeld

Tel.:   +49 (521) 13 13 99
Fax.: + 49 (521) 13 00 66
Email: argenta@mader-peters.de

Registered office: Bielefeld

The managing partners of ARGENTA Mader & Peters tax advisors are:

  • Walter Aßmann, tax advisor
  • Frank Balsmann, auditor, tax advisor
  • Andreas Mader, auditor, tax advisor and lawyer
  • Michael Peters, auditor and tax advisor

 

Multidisciplinary activities

The above partners founded Mader & Peters GmbH, independent auditing  and tax consultancy firm, and Peters und Partner GmbH, independent auditing  and tax consultancy firm, as Limited Liability Companies (LLC) (Gesellschaft mit beschränkter Haftung (GmbH)); and Mader & Peters, independent auditors, tax consultants, lawyers, as a private partnership (Gesellschaft bürgerlichen Rechts (GbR)).

 

Professional titles

Independent auditing company (Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft)
Tax consultancy firm (Steuerberatungsgesellschaft )
Independent auditor (Wirtschaftsprüfer)
Tax advisor (Steuerberater)
Lawyer (Rechtsanwalt)

All of these titles were awarded subject to the law of the Federal Republic of Germany.

Governing chambers and supervisory bodies

The above companies’ auditors, tax advisors and lawyers are licensed under the law of the Federal Republic of Germany and are members of the following chambers:

Professional and legal regulations

The following professional and legal regulations apply:

Public Accountant Act (WPO)
Ordinance on Professional Liability Insurance for Independent Auditors (WPBHV)
Professional Bylaws for Independent and Public Auditors (BS WP/vBP)
Quality Control Bylaws
Ordinance on the Use of Seals
Directive 2006/43/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 Mai 2006 (Statutory Audit Directive)
Tax Consultancy Act (StBerG)
Implementation Guidelines (DVStB)
Tax Consultancy Fees Regulation (StBGebV)
Tax Advisors' Code of Conduct (BOStB)
Code of Conduct for Accredited Tax Advisers
Code of Conduct for Lawyers (BRAO),
Code of Conduct (BORA),
Code of Conduct for Specialist Lawyers (FAO),
Federal Lawyers Fees Act (RVG),
Code of Conduct for European Lawyers (CCBE),

These professional and legal regulations can be viewed in their relevant current versions on the websites of the following chambers under the „Legal regulations“ or „Professional law“ sections:

Chamber of Chartered Certified Accountants
Federal Chamber of Public Accountants
Federal Bar Association

Professional indemnity insurance

The contact details of the professional indemnity insurance providers of the above companies are:

Zurich Insurance plc NfD
   53287 Bonn
   Tel: +49 (1802) 02 50 50-50
   Fax: +49 (1802) 02 50 50-59

The above parties’ professional competence as tax advisors/auditors is internationally recognized.
The above parties’ professional competence as lawyers/patent lawyers is recognized in Germany and Europe.

General terms and conditions of contract, place of fulfilment, place of jurisdiction and applicable law

All accepted orders, assignments and contracts are subject to the General Terms and Conditions of Contract for Independent Auditors and Independent Auditing Firms of 1 January 2002 (Template provided by IDW Verlag GmbH).

Place of fulfilment and jurisdiction are the town in which the relevant company has its registered office, provided this can be reliably agreed.

German law applies.

Fees

We determine our fees on an individual basis with our clients as part of a separate agreement on terms and conditions. Fees are determined on a case-by-case basis. For the remainder, the legal rates for fees apply.

Out-of-Court Settlements

Disputes between a lawyer and client can be settled out of court on application at the regional Bar Association, Hamm (§ 73 clause 2, no. 3 in conjunction with § 73 clause 5, BRAO) or the arbitration board of the Chamber of Lawyers (§ 191 f. BRAO) of the German Federal Bar. For further information, please contact the Chambers of Lawyers, Hamm, or the German Federal Bar.
Disputes between tax advisors or the tax consultancy and a client can be settled out of court on application at the regional  Chamber of Chartered Certified Tax Advisors, Westfalen-Lippe (§ 76 clause 2 No.). Please contact the relevant Chamber of Chartered Certified Tax Advisors for more information.
Disputes concerning audits can be settled out of court on application at the Chamber of Chartered Certified Accountants, Berlin (§ 57 clause 2, no. 3, WPO). Please contact the relevant Chamber of Chartered Certified Accountants, Berlin, for more information.

Email and data protection

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Disclaimer and right to make changes

The contents of this website are of a general nature and simply constitute a summary overview. They do not constitute facts or recommendations or online advice. The contents of this website are not designed or intended as a substitute for individual professional advice relevant to the case-specific circumstances.

We have taken great care in compiling the information provided on this website and endeavour to regularly update its contents. However, we do not accept any liability, irrespective of legal basis, for its completeness, accuracy and correctness.  The same applies to all of the links provided on this website. We do not have any influence on the contents of linked websites; nor do they reflect our opinions or interpretation of law. We do not accept any liability and do not give any guarantees concerning the contents of linked websites. We do not accept any legal responsibility for such links and illegal, erroneous and incomplete content and any damage arising from this is the sole responsibility of the owner of the linked site, and Mader & Peters GmbH, Independent Auditing and Tax Consultancy Firm, Mader & Peters, Independent Auditor, Tax Consultant and Lawyers, and Peters & Partner GmbH, Independent Auditing and Tax Consultancy Firm, expressly reject all responsibility for the same.

All of the information and data provided on this website are non-binding, including where Mader & Peters GmbH, Independent Auditing and Tax Consultancy Firm, Mader & Peters, Independent Auditor, Tax Consultant and Lawyers, and Peters & Partner GmbH, Independent Auditing and Tax Consultancy Firm and the user of these contents are in a lawyer-client relationship. All other information provided in writing or verbally outside a lawyer-client relationship is also non-binding. Submitting an enquiry by email or over the phone does not automatically give rise to a lawyer-client relationship.

Mader & Peters GmbH, Independent Auditing and Tax Consultancy Firm, Mader & Peters, Independent Auditor, Tax Consultant and Lawyers, and Peters & Partner GmbH, Independent Auditing and Tax Consultancy Firm reserve the right to change and amend the information provided without prior notice.

Persons responsible in terms of § 10 clause 3, German Media Services Treaty (MDStV)

Andreas Mader
Alfred-Bozi-Str. 12
33602 Bielefeld
bielefeld@mader-peters.de

Michael Peters
Seelhorststr. 44
30175 Hannover
hannover@mader-peters.de

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