Disclaimer

Brussels office

Unless stipulated otherwise in the Engagement letter, these general conditions set forth the terms and conditions under which HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER LLP, a Limited Liability Partnership under the law of England and Wales (“HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER” or “the Firm”) accepts and performs all of the assignments performed through the Brussels’ office of HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER.

1. Scope of representation
HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER undertakes to represent the client in connection with the matter(s) described in an engagement letter. In the event that the client requests HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER to undertake additional matters, such additional representation will also be governed by this engagement letter and these general conditions, unless parties agree otherwise in writing.

All client assignments are considered by HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER to have been given to it as an organization, even if it is the express or implicit intent that an assignment will be performed by a specific person. HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER may call upon its lawyers and employees to perform services under the Engagement Letter. HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER shall remain responsible for all services rendered by its lawyers and employees. If in agreement with the client, third parties are called upon to render services, HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER shall not be liable for these third parties.

2. Fees for legal services
Unless agreed otherwise, HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER’s fees for legal services rendered are based on the hourly billing rates for attorneys, paralegals, other non-lawyer professionals and staff assigned to the matter. HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER’s hourly rates may be adjusted yearly.

3. Costs and expenses
In addition to the fees, there will be a surcharge of 6% of the fees charged to cover general office expenses, such as telephone charges, photocopying charges, facsimile transmission and costs incurred in computerized research. Not included in the surcharge are the making of photocopies beyond a normal average or overtime by secretaries.

Certain costs and expenses incurred by HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER on the client’s behalf will be billed monthly to the client. These costs include (but are not limited to) special courier charges, translation costs, travel and lodging charges, court- and bailiff costs, and reimbursements for other costs, which have been paid initially by HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER.

4. Billing
Unless agreed otherwise, invoices for legal services, including fees, costs and expenses, plus VAT (unless not applicable), will be billed on a monthly basis. Each invoice is due and payable within thirty days of the invoice date. HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER reserves the right to postpone or defer providing additional services or to discontinue the representation if billed amounts are not paid when due. Clients shall promptly discuss any questions or concerns they have about invoices with the Firm’s accounting department or with the member of the Firm in charge of the representation.

5. Limitation of liability
If, in the context of the performance of an assignment of a client, an event occurs which leads to liability of HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER, then such liability will be limited to the amount or amounts, to which the professional liability insurance taken out by HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER provides coverage including the deductible which HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER carries in connection with such insurance. If, for whatever reason, the insurer makes no payment under the insurance policy referred to above, any liability by HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER shall be limited to a maximum of 500.000 €.

6. Miscellaneous
The relationship between HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER and its clients will be governed by Belgian law.

Pursuant to applicable legislation, HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER is obliged to verify the identity of its clients and to report certain unusual transactions to the authorities under certain circumstances. By instructing HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER, clients confirm they are aware of this obligation and give their permission, insofar as this is required.

Unless otherwise mandatory prescribed by the applicable law, any dispute concerning the representation by HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER in relation to the matter(s) specified in the engagement letter shall be determined by binding arbitration under the arbitration rules of the CEPANI by one arbitrator appointed in accordance with said Rules. Any such arbitration shall be held in Brussels. The arbitrator shall have the discretion to order that the costs of arbitration, including fees, other costs and reasonable attorney’s fees, shall be borne by the losing party. The parties agree that all information concerning the fact, substance or result of any such arbitration shall remain confidential and not be disclosed except to the extent necessary to enforce the arbitration award or otherwise required by law. If, according to the applicable law, any dispute regarding the matter(s) specified in the engagement letter has to be mandatory settled by the civil courts, only the courts of Belgium will have jurisdiction over any such dispute.

Not only HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER, but also those who are involved in the performance of any assignment of a client, can invoke the provisions set out in these general conditions. The same applies to former members and associates, including their respective heirs, if they are held liable after they have terminated their practice with HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER.

 

HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER LLP (Amsterdam and Brussels), HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER VÉRON AARPI (Paris), Hoyng Reimann Osterrieth Köhler Haft Monégier du Sorbier Partnerschaftsgesellschaft von Rechtsanwälten mbB (Düsseldorf, Mannheim and Munich) and HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER Spain LLP (Madrid) are the members of HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER Europe LLP (collectively referred to as ‘HRM’ and singly as a or the ‘member(s)’).

Each member is a personal data controller in relation to its clients, potential clients, business contacts and any other persons that contact HRM/a member or whose personal data HRM/a member receives. HRM shares personal data with its members where and when necessary, in which case the members in question act as joint controllers.

This Privacy Statement describes the types and categories of personal data that are collected and processed by the members of HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER Europe LLP, the purposes of and legal bases for such data collection and processing, the duration of data processing, the measures taken to protect data, and the rights of data subjects.

Scope of this Privacy Statement

This Privacy Statement applies to all persons whose personal data are processed by HRM or any of its members, including:

•    clients
•    potential clients
•    contacts
•    visitors to HRM’s website
•    recipients of information sent by HRM or its members
•    any other persons that contact HRM or a member or whose personal data HRM or a member processes, including applicants.

Processed data
HRM processes personal data provided to us in the course of business, be it directly by the data subject, such as during a visit to our website, or indirectly, e.g. through other sources such as social media.

In addition to personal data obtained through our website, informational emails and related technologies, HRM also processes contact details and other personal data provided by data subjects:

•    when necessary for the handling of a file by a lawyer or other service provider in that context;
•    to respond to a request from or concerning the data subject;
•    through the completion of contact forms or other electronic forms;
•    during meetings, events, seminars etc. including business cards.

Use of similar technologies
HRM collects and processes personal data:

•    available on or provided by the data subject through publicly available social media platforms such as Facebook, LinkedIn or Twitter;
•    available on publicly accessible professional websites, such as trade registers and other public sources.

Our website may contain hyperlinks to the websites of other parties and social media buttons. HRM is not responsible for the content, privacy policy and/or use of cookies of or by such websites or the services offered by social media platforms.

Purposes for which personal data are processed

HRM and its members process personal data for the following purposes:

•    to perform an agreement with the data subject for the provision of services by our lawyers and/or others involved in the file and invoicing;
•    to fulfil legal obligations;
•    to enter into and maintain contact with contacts, clients and potential clients; contact details are stored in a database and can be used to send information, updates, invitations to events and seminars and requested information;
•    to determine user statistics for HRM’s website and get an idea of the number of visitors and sections visited and propose improvements to the website. These data do not allow to identify data subjects.
•    to control access and ensure security; please note that the owners of the buildings where HRM’s offices are located may impose additional security measures, such as video surveillance and visitor registration, and thus act as data controllers for such purposes.

Legal grounds for processing

Personal data are processed based on one of the following legal grounds laid down in the General Data Protection Regulation or GDPR (Regulation (EU) No 2016/679), depending on the categories of personal data concerned and the purposes for which they are used:

•    to perform or conclude an agreement for the provision of legal or prosecution services, to the extent necessary;
•    to comply with a legal obligation under the national laws applicable to HRM’s members;
•    to promote HRM’s legitimate interests, for instance to send information and invitations to seminars and events, request the evaluation of our skills and services for legal directories, etc.;
•    on the basis of consent for a specific use of personal data, in which case consent may be withdrawn at any time.

Processors

IT service providers that process personal data on HRM’s behalf do so solely further to our instructions. We have concluded agreements with such processors that meet the requirements laid down by the GDPR.

Sharing of personal data with third parties

When useful or required, HRM and its members may share personal data with third parties in order to handle a file, conclude an agreement, fulfil a legal obligation, comply with a court order, organise a seminar or in the event of a merger or reorganisation, etc.

Please note that personal data are never shared with third parties for purely commercial purposes.

Transfers of data outside the European Economic Area (EEA)

HRM may need to transfer personal data to parties located outside the European Economic Area (EEA) for the abovementioned reasons, in keeping with the GDPR requirements on an adequate level of protection.

Period for which personal data are kept

HRM retains personal data only for as long as useful and/or required according to the applicable regulatory and statutory obligations and/or professional standards and/or to fulfil the purpose for which the data are processed.

Confidentiality and security

HRM, its members and any entity that processes personal data on our behalf are committed to ensuring the confidentiality and security of data. To this end, all appropriate technical, organisational and information security policies and measures have been implemented.
Personal data are effectively protected against unauthorized access, modification, improper use, loss and destruction.

Website Analytics

We use Matomo Analytics (https://matomo.org/), an open-source project of InnoCraft Ltd., 150 Willis St, 6011 Wellington, New Zealand, to analyze traffic on our website and optimize our content for best user experience. You can learn more about Matomo’s data protection and privacy policies at https://matomo.org/privacy-policy/.

All analytics data is stored in our own database on premise and not transferred to third parties. We use Matomo without cookies and do not track users across websites.

Visitors’ IP addresses are anonymized by masking the last two bytes of the respective IP address (e.g. 192.168.xxx.xxx) before being processed for analytics; we do not process full IP addresses for analytics.

We track geolocations, but due to the anonymization of IP addresses, geolocations may not be accurate but only approximations.

We track:

  • Date and time of the request
  • Title of the page being viewed (Page Title)
  • URL of the page being viewed (Page URL)
  • Duration of visit on page (Time on page)
  • URL of the page that was viewed prior to the current page (Referrer URL)
  • Screen resolution being used
  • Time in local user’s timezone
  • Files that were clicked and downloaded
  • Links to an outside domain that were clicked
  • Pages generation time (the time it takes for webpages to be generated by the webserver and then downloaded by the user: Page speed)
  • Location of the user: country, region, city, approximate latitude and longitude (Geolocation; see the limitations described above)
  • Main Language of the browser being used (Accept-Language header)
  • User Agent of the browser being used (User-Agent header)

The legal basis for the processing described above is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. We process the aforementioned data for the purpose of improving our content and adapting it to our visitors’ interests and needs. The statistical analysis of visits and visitors’ behavior on our site enables us to better match visitors’ interests and preferences and thereby create a better user experience and make our website more attractive. This purpose also forms our legitimate interest in this type of data processing in terms of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR.

All data processed for the aforementioned analytics is deleted after 90 days.

According to Art. 21 GDPR, you have the right to object against the aforementioned processing of your personal data (tracking by Matomo Analytics). You can exercise this right and prevent the aforementioned type of tracking by using the opt-out function below or by activating the ‘do not track’ feature of your browser:

Online Applications

Job vacancies are announced on the HRM website. In addition, unsolicited applications can be made. Job applications can be sent by post or by e-mail.

The HRM member to whom you have applied receives your personal data included in your application materials. If a job application is submitted to HRM, the respective HRM member processes your application data (salutation, name, email, address, job position) and all further files (e.g. CV, letter of recommendation, diploma, cover letter), which you have sent to us, solely for the purpose of the application process. The member contacts you to inform you about the progress of your application and of possible next steps in the application process.

The legal basis for the processing described above is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR (steps prior to entering into a contract).

The member deletes your personal data 4 weeks (HRM Germany: 6 months) after we have communicated you our decision on your application unless you have granted us your consent to retain your data for a longer period. If we enter into a collaboration agreement with you, the provided data will become part of your personal file.

The legal basis for storing your personal data for 4 weeks (HRM Germany: 6 months) is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR (legitimate interests pursued by the HRM member). The HRM member stores your personal data for the aforementioned time to be able to justify non-hiring decisions in potential labor law disputes. The time frames for storing this personal information is based on national deadlines for filing respective labor law complaints.

To the extent the aforementioned processing of personal data is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit f GDPR, you have the right to object against the aforementioned processing of your personal data (Art. 21 GDPR).

You can direct your objection to gdpr@hoyngrokh.com, to the HRM members you have sent your application to (see contacts) and for the German HRM member “Hoyng Reimann Osterrieth Köhler Haft Monégier du Sorbier Partnerschaftsgesellschaft von Rechtsanwälten mbB (Düsseldorf, Mannheim and Munich)” also to the German Data Privacy Officer: Ivan Dimitrov, Steinstraße 20, D-40215 Düsseldorf; Germany, email: ivan.dimitrov@hoyngrokh.com, phone: + 49 211 550 220.

Questions or complaints

Data subjects can exercise the rights provided for by the GDPR and this Privacy Statement (including the right to access, request the correction of and erasure of personal data, object to/limit a particular use of personal data and transfer data to another party). Any questions or complaints should be addressed to gdpr@hoyngrokh.com .

If you have any questions or want to complain about our use of Personal Information made by or exercise any rights with respect to the German HRM member “Hoyng Reimann Osterrieth Köhler Haft Monégier du Sorbier Partnerschaftsgesellschaft von Rechtsanwälten mbB (Düsseldorf, Mannheim and Munich)”, please contact the German Data Privacy Officer: Ivan Dimitrov, Steinstraße 20, D-40215 Düsseldorf; Germany, email: ivan.dimitrov@hoyngrokh.com , phone: + 49 211 550 220.

You can of course also contact your local data protection authority for further guidance and information on the GDPR.

Changes

Should any changes occur to the personal data requested, the manner in which HRM processes and uses personal data or the applicable rules, this Privacy Statement will be amended accordingly. Please check the latest version and HRM’s website regularly to stay informed.

25 May 2018 – Update 29 September 2020

HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER LLP (Amsterdam)

HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER LLP
Visiting address:
Amstelplein 1
1096 HA Amsterdam
The Netherlands

Postal address:
P.O. Box 94361
1090 GJ Amsterdam
The Netherlands

T +31 20 592 4411
F +31 20 462 7296
E amsterdam@hoyngrokh.com

Netherlands Chamber of Commerce No.: 51376350
Netherlands VAT No.: NL823256923B01

The attorneys of HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER LLP are registered with the following bodies:

The Dutch attorneys-at-law are registered with the Nederlandse Orde van Advocaten (The Dutch Bar Association) (Neuhuyskade 94, 2596 XM The Hague, The Netherlands, T +31 70 335 3535, E info@advocatenorde.nl , https://www.advocatenorde.nl/).

Any England & Wales barristers are registered with The Bar Council (289-293 High Holborn, London WC1V 7HZ, United Kingdom, T +44 20 7242 0082, E ContactUs@BarCouncil.org.uk , http://www.barcouncil.org.uk/).

Any England & Wales solicitors are registered with The Law Society (113 Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1PL, United Kingdom, T +44 20 7242 1222, http://www.lawsociety.org.uk/).

Any District of Columbia lawyers are registered with the District of Columbia Bar (1101 K Street, NW Suite 200, Washington, DC 20005, USA, T +1 202.737.4700, https://www.dcbar.org/).

Any German attorneys-at-law are admitted as lawyers in the Federal Republic of Germany and belong to the Rechtsanwaltskammer Düsseldorf (www.rechtsanwaltskammer-duesseldorf.de).

The European patent attorneys are registered with the Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office (EPI) (Bayerstrasse 83, 80335 Munich, Germany, T +49 89 242052 0, E info@patentepi.com , http://www.patentepi.com).

The Dutch patent attorneys are registered with the Orde van Octrooigemachtigden (The Netherlands Institute of Patent Attorneys) (PO Box 96979, 2509 JJ The Hague, The Netherlands, T +31 6 24 98 61 34, E mail@octrooigemachtigde.nl , www.octrooigemachtigde.nl).

Any UK patent attorneys are registered with the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (95 Chancery Lane, London, United Kingdom, WC2A 1DT, T +44 20 7405 9450, E mail@cipa.org.uk , http://www.cipa.org.uk/) and are regulated by the Intellectual Property Regulation Board (5th Floor, The Outer Temple, 222-225 Strand, London WC2R 1BA, United Kingdom, E ipreg@org.uk , http://ipreg.org.uk/).

The US patent attorneys and agents are registered with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (Madison Building, 600 Dulany Street, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA, T +1 571 272 1000, E usptoinfo@uspto.gov /, http://www.uspto.gov/).

Any German patent attorneys are registered with the Patentanwaltskammer (German Chamber of Patent Attorneys) (Tal 29, 80331 Munich, Germany, T +49 89 242278 0, E dpak@patentanwalt.de , www.patentanwalt.de).

Any European trademark and design attorneys are Authorized Representatives before the Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (Avenida de Europa, 4, E-03008 Alicante, Spain, T +34 965 139 100, www.oami.europa.eu).

On the website of these organisations information can be found about the legislation and codes of conduct to which the attorneys-at-law, barristers, solicitors, patent attorneys, patent agents and trademark and design attorneys are bound and about the procedures available for filing a complaint.

Any assignment given to (any person of) the Amsterdam office of HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER LLP shall only be accepted and performed by HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER LLP (and, consequently, not be accepted and performed by HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER Europe LLP or any of its other members). The general conditions of the Amsterdam office of HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER LLP, set forth the terms and conditions under which HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER LLP accepts and performs all of the assignments performed through the Amsterdam office of HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER LLP. Click here to read our general conditions.

HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER LLP is insured in accordance with the rules of the respective professional organisations under a professional indemnity insurance policy. The insurance covers activities worldwide. Our insurer is CNA Insurance Company with address at Strawinskylaan 703, 1077 XX Amsterdam, The Netherlands (through insurance broker Aon Professional Services, with address at Paalbergweg 2-4, 1105 AG Amsterdam, The Netherlands). Details re. the coverage of HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER LLP can be provided upon request.

Complaints Procedure HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER LLP, Amsterdam office (attorneys-at-law)

Article 1 – Definitions
In this complaints procedure the following terms have the following meaning:
– complaint: any written expression of dissatisfaction by or on behalf of a client with an attorney-at-law or a person working under an attorney-at-law’s responsibility concerning how a request for services has been dealt with, the quality of services, or the amount invoiced, other than a complaint as referred to in article 4 Attorneys Act (Advocatenwet);
– complainant: the client or his representative who presents a complaint;
– complaints officer: the advocate who is charged with the handling of complaints.

Article 2 – Scope
1. This complaints procedure applies to each agreement for the providing of services between HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER LLP in Amsterdam and the client.
2. Every attorney-at-law at HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER LLP will deal with complaints in accordance with this complaints procedure.

Article 3 – Purpose
The purpose of this complaints procedure is to:
a. establish a procedure for constructively dealing with a client’s complaint within a reasonable period of time;
b. establish a procedure for determining the cause of a client’s complaint;
c. maintain and improve existing relationships by correctly dealing with complaints;
d. train employees to respond to complaints with the client’s needs in mind;
e. improve the quality of services.

Article 4 – Information at the start of services
1. This complaints procedure is published on www.hoyngrokhmonegier.com. Before providing services to a client, the attorney-at-law informs the client that the firm has a complaints procedure which applies to its services.
2. Complaints as meant in Article 1 that have been dealt with but not resolved are submitted to arbitration as specified in the applicable general conditions.

Article 5 – Internal procedure
1. If a client approaches the firm with a complaint, the complaint will be passed on to Mr B.J. van den Broek, who will consequently act as complaints officer.
2. The complaints officer informs the attorney-at-law the complaint relates to of the complaint and gives the client and the person the complaint relates to the opportunity to provide an explanation in relation to the complaint.
3. The person the complaint relates to tries to find a solution together with the client, whether or not after intervention of the complaints officer.
4. The complaints officer assesses the complaint within four weeks after receipt of the complaint or informs the client with reasons about deviation of this term, mentioning the term within which the complaint will be assessed.
5. The complaints officer informs the client and the person who the complaint relates in writing about his view whether the complaint was justified, and he may make recommendations.
6. If the complaint has been satisfactorily resolved, the client, the complaints officer and the person the complaint relates to will sign the assessment as to whether the complaint was well-founded or not.

Article 6 – Confidentiality; no handling fee
1. The complaints officer and the attorney-at-law the complaint relates to maintain confidentiality while dealing with the complaint.
2. The client does not owe any fee for the handling of the complaint.

Article 7 – Duties
1. The complaints officer is responsible for the timely resolution of the complaint.
2. The attorney-at-law the complaint relates to keeps the complaints officer informed of his/her contacts with the client and of any possible solution.
3. The complaints officer keeps the client informed of the handling of the complaint.
4. The complaints officer keeps the complaint file up to date.

Article 8 – Complaints record
1. The complaints officer keeps a record of any complaints filed, specifying the subject matter.
2. A complaint can be divided into several subject matters.
3. The complaints officer periodically reports on how the complaints have been handled and makes recommendations for preventing new complaints and improving procedures.
4. At least once a year, the complaints officer’s reports and recommendations are discussed and submitted for decision-making within the Amsterdam office of HOYNG ROKH

HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER LLPMONEGIER LLP (Brussels)

Nerviërslaan, 9-31 Avenue des Nerviens
1040 Brussels
T +32 2 740 00 00
F +32 2 740 00 01
E brussels@hoyngrokh.com
VAT –BCE- KBO n° BE 0831335431 – RPM/RPR Brussels
Bank: KBC Bank NV IBAN: BE74 7310 1515 4607
Swift code/BIC: KREDBEBB

The attorneys-at-law of HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER LLP are registered with, respectively, the following professional organisations:
– Nederlandstalige Orde van Advocaten bij de Balie van Brussel, Poelaertplein, 1000 Brussels, orde@baliebrussel.be ; http://www.baliebrussel.be/nl) T + 32 2 508 67 62
– Ordre français des avocats du barreau de Bruxelles, Place Poelaert, 1000 Brussels, ordre@barreaudebruxelles.be ; http://www.barreaudebruxelles.info/index.php/fr/ T+32 2 508 66 59
Any European trademark and design attorneys are Authorized Representatives before the Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (Avenida de Europa, 4, E-03008 Alicante, Spain, T +34 965 139 100, www.oami.europa.eu).
On the website of these organisations information can be found about the legislation and codes of conduct to which the lawyers are bound.

Any assignment given to (any person of) the Brussels office of HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER LLP shall only be accepted and performed by HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER LLP (and, consequently, not be accepted and performed by HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER Europe LLP or any of its other members). The general conditions of the Brussels office of HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER LLP, set forth the terms and conditions under which HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER LLP accepts and performs all of the assignments performed through the Brussels office of HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER LLP. Click here to read our general conditions.

The lawyers of HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER LLP are insured in accordance with the rules of their respective professional organisations under professional indemnity policies. The information about our insurance policy is available upon first request.

HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER LLP (Düsseldorf)

Hoyng Reimann Osterrieth Köhler Haft Monégier du Sorbier Partnerschaftsgesellschaft von Rechtsanwälten mbB
Steinstrasse 20
40212 Düsseldorf
T +49 211 550 220
F +49 211 550 22 550
E Duesseldorf@hoyngrokh.com

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registered office: AG Essen PR 1320
VAT: DE 237204738

Admittance
Unless otherwise stated all German lawyers (Rechtsanwälte) of Hoyng Reimann Osterrieth Köhler Haft Monégier du Sorbier Partnerschaftsgesellschaft von Rechtsanwälten mbB are admitted as lawyers in the Federal Republic of Germany and belong to the Rechtsanwaltskammer Düsseldorf (www.rechtsanwaltskammer-duesseldorf.de). Willem Hoyng is admitted in the Netherlands as Advocaat and is a member of the Amsterdamse Orde van Advocaten. Denis Monégier du Sorbier is admitted in France as Avocat à la Cour and is a member of the Conseil de l’Ordre des Avocats de Paris.

Professional indemnity insurance
Professional indemnity insurance is held with the Allianz Versicherungs-AG, 10900 Berlin. The geographical scope of the insurance covers activities in the Member States of the European Union.

Professional Rules
• Federal Lawyers’ Act (Bundesrechtsanwaltsordnung – BRAO)
• Rules of Professional Practice for Lawyers (Berufsordnung für Rechtsanwälte – BORA)
• Regulations relating to accredited specialist lawyers (Fachanwaltsordnung – FAO)
• Lawyers’ Fees Act (Rechtsanwaltsvergütungsgesetz – RVG)
• Code of Conduct for European Lawyers (CCBE)
• Law regulating the activity of European lawyers in Germany (Gesetz über die Tätigkeit europäischer Rechtsanwälte in Deutschland – EuRAG)

HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER LLP (Spain)

HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER Spain LLP
C/ Príncipe de Vergara, 36, 5.º dcha.
28001 Madrid
T +34 91 521 85 86
F +34 91 522 30 40
E madrid@hoyngrokh.com

Registered office: C/ Príncipe de Vergara, 36, 5.º dcha., 28001 Madrid
VAT: ES N8261639B
Admittance
The attorneys of HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER Spain LLP are registered with, respectively, the following professional organisations:
– All attorneys are registered with the Ilustre Colegio de Abogados de Madrid (the Madrid Bar Association) or the Ilustre Colegio de Abogados de Barcelona (the Barcelona Bar Association), respectively at C/ Serrano, 9-11, 28001 Madrid, Spain, T +34 914 369 900, www.icam.es and C/ Mallorca, 283, 08037 Barcelona, Spain, T + 34 936 011 212 www.icab.es.

– Industrial property agents are registered with the COAPI (Colegio Oficial de Agentes de la Propiedad Industrial) at C/ Montera, 13, 28013 Madrid, Spain, www.coapi.org, and are Authorized Representatives before the Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market – OHIM – Trade Marks & Designs, at Avenida de Europa, 4, E-03008 Alicante, Spain, T +34 965 139 100, www.oami.europa.eu.

On the website of these organisations information can be found about the legislation and codes of conduct to which, respectively, attorneys and industrial property agents are bound and about the procedures available for filing a complaint.
Professional indemnity insurance
The attorneys and industrial property agents of HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER Spain LLP are insured in accordance with the rules of their respective professional organisations. Professional indemnity insurance is also held with CNA Insurance Company with address at Strawinskylaan 703, 1077 XX Amsterdam, The Netherlands (through insurance broker Aon Professional Services, with address at Paalbergweg 2-4, 1105 AG Amsterdam, The Netherlands). Details re. the coverage of HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER LLP and HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER Spain LLP can be provided upon request. The geographical scope of the insurance covers activities in the Member States of the European Union. Consequently it satisfies or exceeds the requirements of Section 21 of the Code of Conduct of Spanish Lawyers.

Professional Rules
• Royal Decree 658/2001 by which the General By-law of the Spanish lawyers is approved
• Act 34/2006, of October 30, governing admission to the professions of lawyer and court solicitor
• Act 2/2007, of March 15, of professional partnerships
• Royal Decree 1331/2006, of November 17, regulating the special labour relationship of lawyers in individual or collective law firms
• Deontological Code for the Spanish Lawyers
• Code of Conduct for European Lawyers (CCBE)
• Charter of the Barcelona Bar Association
• Charter of the Madrid Bar Association

Any assignment given to (any person of) the Madrid office of HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER LLP shall only be accepted and performed by HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER Spain LLP (and, consequently, not be accepted and performed by HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER Europe LLP or any of its other members). The general conditions of the Madrid office of HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER Spain LLP, set forth the terms and conditions under which HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER Spain LLP accepts and performs all of the assignments performed through the Madrid office.

HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER VÉRON AARPI (Paris)

HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER VÉRON AARPI
33, rue Vivienne
75002 Paris
France
T +33 1 40 69 01 69
F +33 1 40 69 01 79
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