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We practise law in the UK exclusively through Morrison & Foerster (UK) LLP, a limited liability partnership registered in Delaware with registered number 4569482 and registered office at c/o Corporation Service Company, 2711 Centreville Road Suite 400, Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware 19808 USA.
Any reference on this website to the term 'partner' in connection to Morrison & Foerster (UK) LLP is a reference to a member of Morrison & Foerster (UK) LLP, Morrison & Foerster (International) LLP, or an employee of equivalent status. A list of the members of Morrison & Foerster (UK) LLP, and their professional qualifications, is available at the London office at CityPoint, One Ropemaker Street, London EC2Y 9AW. Morrison & Foerster (UK) LLP is not authorised by the Financial Services Authority (FSA) in the United Kingdom but it is able in certain circumstances to offer a limited range of investment services to clients because it is a member of the Solicitors Regulation Authority. Morrison & Foerster (UK) LLP can provide these investment services in the United Kingdom if they are an incidental part of the professional services it has been engaged to provide. We are however included on the register maintained by the Financial Services Authority so that we can carry on insurance mediation activity, which is broadly advising on, selling and administration of insurance contracts. The register can be accessed at www.fsa.gov.uk/register. The Solicitors Regulation Authority regulates this part of our business, including arrangements for complaints or redress if something goes wrong. Information pursuant to the Electronic Commerce (EC Directive) Regulations 2002 (SI 2002 No 2013) and the Provision of Services Regulations 2009 (the "Services Regulations") Contacts To contact the London office of Morrison & Foerster (UK) LLP write to: Morrison & Foerster (UK) LLP at CityPoint, One Ropemaker Street London EC2Y 9AW or telephone 020 7920 4000. Service provider This internet site is provided by Morrison & Foerster (UK) LLP. Professional rules Morrison & Foerster (UK) LLP’s London office is authorized and regulated by The Solicitors Regulation Authority. The firm’s registration number is 288135. The Solicitors Regulation Authority regulations can be found at http://www.sra.org.uk/code-of-conduct/ page. These regulations should be read in conjunction with the various legislative instruments of the UK Parliament (to which the regulations make reference) which also govern the conduct of the firm. Except as indicated below, all partners practising in Morrison & Foerster (UK) LLP's London office are admitted as Solicitors of the Supreme Court of England and Wales and registered with The Solicitors Regulation Authority. Non-UK Lawyers
Brian Bates, Scott Ashton, and Paul Friedman are US-qualified attorneys and are registered with The Solicitors Regulation Authority as Registered Foreign Lawyers.
Professional indemnity insurance In accordance with Regulations 8(1)(n) and 8(2) of the Services Regulations, Morrison & Foerster (UK) LLP, as a “recognised body” regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority, has in place indemnity insurance (the “Mandatory Policy”) which complies with the requirements of the SRA Indemnity Insurance Rules 2013 (the “SRA Rules”). The insurer under the mandatory policy is Liberty Mutual Insurance Europe Limited, a “Qualifying Insurer” for the purposes of the SRA Rules, whose registered office is at 20 Fenchurch Street, London, EC3M 3AW. The Mandatory Policy provides insurance coverage of £3 million for each and every claim. The territorial coverage will extend to acts or omissions arising out of the professional business of Morrison & Foerster (UK) LLP wherever they occur. Interest Policy Our interest policy is designed to treat our clients fairly and transparently. We currently hold General client bank accounts in Sterling, US Dollars and Euros. In accordance with the Solicitors Accounts Rules, it is the firm's policy to account to its clients for a sum in lieu of interest on a fair and reasonable basis. In particular:
Un-presented Cheques If you fail to present a cheque drawn on a Morrison & Foerster (UK) LLP Client Bank Account, we reserve the right not to recalculate the interest. Complaints We are committed to providing the highest quality of service. If you are a client and you have any concerns or complaints about any of the services we provide to you, we would like to discuss them with you and try to resolve them as soon as possible. Initially, we suggest that you contact the person responsible for the particular matter. However, if you do not want to do that or if your discussions with that person do not resolve your issues, you should feel free to contact the person managing the overall relationship with you or the person managing the department or office concerned. Value Added Tax Identification Number GB935 683 685 BERLIN Die Partner des Berliner Büros von Morrison & Foerster LLP praktizieren unter der folgenden Adresse: Morrison & Foerster LLP Potsdamer Platz 1, 10785 Berlin Telefon: +49 30 726 115 0 E-Mail: email@example.com oder firstname.lastname@example.org Die Anwälte des Berliner Büros sind in Deutschland zugelassene Rechtsanwälte und Mitglieder der Rechtsanwaltskammer Berlin. Zwei Partner sind auch als Notare tätig und Mitglieder der Notarkammer Berlin. Geschäftsordnungen und sonstiges maßgebendes Recht Anwälte
Die vorgeschriebene Berufshaftpflichtversicherung besteht bei der ERGO Versicherung AG, Victoriaplatz 1, 40198 Düsseldorf. Die Versicherung erfüllt mindestens die gesetzlichen Vorschriften gemäß § 51 der Bundesrechtsanwaltsordnung (BRAO) und § 67 des Steuerberatungsgesetz (StBerG) in Verbindung mit §§ 51 ff. der Verordnung zur Durchführung der Vorschriften über Steuerberater, Steuerbevollmächtigte und Steuerberatungsgesellschaften (DVStB). Versicherungsschutz besteht für weltweite Tätigkeiten im Zusammenhang mit der Beratung und Beschäftigung mit europäischem Recht. Morrison & Foerster LLP ist eine Personengesellschaft mit beschränkter Haftung (Limited Liability Partnership) nach dem Recht des US-Staates Kalifornien, eingetragen beim Secretary of State, State of California, Sacramento, California (Registrierungsnummer 45391). Die persönliche Haftung der Partner als Gesellschafter von Morrison & Foerster LLP ist beschränkt. Eine Liste sämtlicher Partner des Berliner Büros von Morrison & Foerster LLP liegt in unserem Berliner Büro und auf unserer Website www.mofo.com zur Einsichtnahme bereit. Umsatzsteuer-Identifikationsnummer: DE291651578 Die Bezeichnung "Partner (Germany)" beschreibt einen angestellten Anwalt der Morrison & Foerster LLP, der gleichzeitig auch Partner der Morrison & Foerster (Germany) LLP ist. Rechtsberatungsleistungen werden in Deutschland ausschließlich durch die Morrison & Foerster LLP, eine Partnerschaft mit beschränkter Haftung nach dem Recht des Staates Kalifornien, erbracht. © 2016 Morrison & Foerster LLP
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