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LEGAL NOTICES

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Founder and sole Proprietor:

Dr. Stephan M. Ebner, LL. M (USA), Esq  爱伯纳律
Attorney-at-Law (NYS, USA)
Foreign Legal Affairs Attorney (TAIWAN, R.O.C.)
Rechtsanwalt, Founder
Notary Public (NYS, USA)
Baccalaureus Juris; Magister Juris
Magister Legum  

Contact

LANA AP.MA International Legal Services
WinX -Riverside Tower- 21. Floor
Neue Mainzer Str. 6-10
60311 Frankfurt am Main

T: (+49) 69 26409136
E:  drebner@lanaapma.com
W: www.lanaapma.com
VAT ID Number: DE364826708

Limitation of liability
The contents of this website were created with the greatest possible care. However, LANA AP.MA International Legal Services is not accountable for the accuracy, completeness and actuality of the content provided. The information contained on our websites and, in particular, in articles, contributions and newsletters does not constitute legal advice. The mere use of our websites does not constitute a contractual relationship between the visitor and LANA AP.MA International Legal Services rechtsanwälte.

Professional liability insurance
LANA AP.MA International Legal Services rechtsanwälte maintains a professional liability insurance for its lawyers.

The professional liability insurance is maintained by Gothaer Allgemeine Versicherung AG, Gothaer Allee 1, 50969 Cologne, Germany

The geographical scope of the insurance cover covers legal advice in Germany and USA and meets at least the legal requirements of Sec. 51 of the German Federal Lawyers’ Act (Bundesrechtsanwaltsordnung).

Copyright
You may print one or more of the pages of this website for exclusive use within your organisation. Any other duplication, dissemination or distribution of this website requires the explicit prior consent of LANA AP.MA International Legal Services. Please address any requests to Dr. Stephan M. Ebner

External Links
This website contains links to third-party websites (“external links”). These websites are subject to the liability of the respective owners. We have no influence whatsoever on the current and future design and content of the linked pages. The inclusion of external links does not mean that we adopt the content behind the reference or link as our own. We cannot reasonably be expected to constantly monitor the external links without concrete evidence of legal violations. However, if we become aware of any violations of the law, such external links will be deleted immediately.

Legal information
EU platform for out-of-court online dispute resolution in consumer matters: https://ec.europa.eu/consumers/odr/. The arbitration board of the bar in Frankfurt am Main also conducts extrajudicial dispute resolution proceedings as the responsible consumer dispute settlement office (http://www.s-d-r.org). LANA AP.MA International Legal Services rechtsanwälte does not take part in dispute resolution before consumer dispute resolution bodies.

Professional law

Attorneys
Unless otherwise stated all lawyers (Rechtsanwälte) are admitted as lawyers in the Federal Republic of Germany and belong to their respective local chamber of lawyers:

Frankfurt am Main, Germany:

RAK Frankfurt am Main, Bockenheimer Anlage 36,
60322 Frankfurt am Main, Germany

New York City, USA:

Bundesstaat New York, Office of Court Administration, P.O. Box
2806 Church Street Station, NY 10008 New York, USA

Taipei, Taiwan:

Taipei Bar Association, 100, Taiwan, Taipei City, Zhongzheng District, Section 1,
Roosevelt Rd, 7
9

All LANA AP.MA International Legal Services rechtsanwälte lawyers who are also Attorney-at-Law (NY, USA) are members of the NY Bar Association.

The relevant professional regulations include the German Federal Lawyers’ Act (Bundesrechtsanwaltsordnung), the Professional Code of Conduct for Lawyers (Berufsordnung für Rechtsanwälte), the Lawyers’ Fees Act (Rechtsanwaltsvergütungsgesetz), the Professional Rules for Lawyers of the European Union, NEW YORK STATE UNIFIED COURT SYSTEM PART 1200 RULES OF PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT and Taiwanese Attorney Regulation Act.
These can be found at www.brak.de, NYCOURTS.GOV – New York State Unified Court System and Code of Civil Procedure – Article Content – Laws & Regulations Database of The Republic of China (Taiwan) (moj.gov.tw)

Notaries
Some of the lawyers based in Frankfurt am Main may also be US notaries. The job title notary was granted in the State of New York, USA:

Responsible authority for NYS Notaries:
Division of Licensing Services, 1 Commerce Plaza 99 Washington Avenue, 6th Floor, Albany, NY 12231

The professional regulations applicable to US notaries are the Notar Public License Law. The relevant professional law regulations can be found here:
https://dos.ny.gov/system/files/documents/2023/01/notary-public-license-law_01.2023.
Surveillance authority for NYS notaries located in Albany: Division of Licensing Services, 1 Commerce Plaza 99 Washington Avenue, 6th Floor, Albany, NY 12231

Professional regulations

Lawyers

 

US Notaries

  • notary-public-license-law_01.2023.pdf (ny.gov)
 

Avoidance of conflicts of interest
Attorneys are prohibited from representing conflicting interests on the basis of professional regulations (Sec. 43a para. 4 of the German Federal Lawyers’ Act (Bundesrechtsanwaltsordnung)). Before accepting a mandate, it is therefore always checked whether there is a conflict of interest.

Applicable law
The legal information on this website as well as all questions and disputes in connection with our websites are subject to the law of the Federal Republic of Germany.

Extrajudicial arbitration
In the event of disputes between lawyers and their clients, it is possible, upon request, to settle disputes extrajudicial at the regional bar association (pursuant to Sec. 73 Para. 2 No. 3 in conjunction with Sec. 73 Para. 5 of the German Federal Lawyers’ Act (Bundesrechtsanwaltsordnung)) or at the arbitration board of the bar association at the Federal Bar Association (Sec. 191 f of the German Federal Lawyers’ Act (Bundesrechtsanwaltsordnung)), which can be found on the Internet on the homepage of the Federal Bar Association (www.brak.de or by email: schlichtungsstelle( at )brak.de).

Note on alternative dispute resolution according to Section 36 of the Consumer Dispute Settlement Act:
The responsible consumer arbitration board for property disputes arising from an attorney-client relationship is the arbitration board of the legal profession, Neue Grünstraße 17, 10179 Berlin,

US Notaries


However, lawyers are not obliged to take part in dispute resolution proceedings before a consumer arbitration board.

LANA AP.MA International Legal Services is not prepared to take part in dispute resolution proceedings before a consumer arbitration board, in particular the arbitration board of the legal profession.

Information on online dispute resolution in accordance with Article 14 Para. 1 ODR-VO Regulation (EU) 524/2013]:
LANA AP.MA International Legal Services also draws consumers’ attention to the European Union’s platform for online dispute resolution (OS platform): http://ec.europa.eu/consumers/ODR. This platform is used to initiate dispute resolution proceedings before a consumer arbitration board. However, lawyers are not obliged to take part in such proceedings. LANA AP.MA International Legal Services is not willing to take part in a dispute resolution process that can be initiated via this platform.

Miscellaneous
LANA AP.MA International Legal Services works on the basis of the General Terms and Conditions of Engagement, which are available for potential clients at any time. In addition, individual mandate and remuneration agreements apply after further consultation with the respective clients.