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Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
65 Gresham Street
London
EC2V 7NQ

Telephone: +44 (0) 207 786 9000
Fax: +44 (0) 207 588 4180
Email: arunacres@debevoise.com

VAT number: GB 524658924

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP in London is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority under number 264277.

Lawyers practising in the London office are solicitors of the Senior Courts of England and Wales or are barristers called to the Bar of England and Wales or are registered with the Solicitors Regulation Authority as foreign lawyers and/or are members of the legal profession of another jurisdiction. For more details, their biographies can be accessed at London Lawyers and Contact Information.

The Solicitors Regulation Authority Code of Conduct 2011 which can be accessed at http://www.sra.org.uk/solicitors/handbook/Code/content.page applies to Debevoise & Plimpton LLP in London and to its solicitors, registered foreign lawyers and other lawyers. The Bar Standards Board Handbook which can be accessed at http://handbook.barstandardsboard.org.uk/handbook/ applies to the firm’s barristers.

Information under article 19 of the French law no. 2004-575 of June 21 2004

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
4 place de l'Opéra
75002 Paris
Telephone: +33 (0) 1 40 73 12 12
Fax: +33 (0) 1 47 20 50 82
Email: pclermontel@debevoise.com

VAT number: FR 42784306508

The Paris office of Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is registered with the Paris bar.

Lawyers practicing in the Paris office are admitted to practice with the title of “avocat” and are members of the Paris bar, and/or are members of the legal profession of another jurisdiction. For more details, their biographies can be accessed at Paris Lawyers and Contact Information. All avocats are subject to the rules of the Paris bar (Règlement Intérieur du Barreau de Paris) which are available from the Paris Bar Association, 11 Place Dauphine, 75001 Paris.

Informations au titre de l’article 19 de la loi 2004-575 du 21 juin 2004

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
4 place de l'Opéra
75002 Paris
Telephone: +33 (0) 1 40 73 12 12
Fax: +33 (0) 1 47 20 50 82
Email: pclermontel@debevoise.com

Numéro d’identification TVA: FR 42784306508

Le bureau de Paris de Debevoise & Plimpton LLP est inscrit auprès de l’Ordre des Avocats du Barreau de Paris.

Les membres du bureau de Paris sont habilités à exercer avec le titre d’“avocat” appartenant au barreau de Paris, et/ou sont inscrits auprès d’un autre barreau. Pour plus de précisions, leurs biographies peuvent être consultées dans la section Paris Lawyers and Contact Information. Tous les avocats sont assujettis aux dispositions du Règlement Intérieur du Barreau de Paris, dont le texte est disponible auprès de l’Ordre des Avocats du Barreau de Paris, 11 Place Dauphine, 75001 Paris.


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Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
Taunustor 1 (TaunusTurm)
60310 Frankfurt am Main

Telephone: +49 69 2097 5000
Fax: +49 69 2097 5555
Email: sschuster@debevoise.com

VAT number: DE 215923830

Lawyers practicing in the Frankfurt office are admitted in the Federal Republic of Germany as lawyers (Rechtsanwaelte) and are members either of the Bar in Frankfurt am Main (Rechtsanwaltskammer Frankfurt am Main) or the Bar in Berlin (Rechtsanwaltskammer Berlin) and/or are admitted in Austria as lawyer (Rechtsanwalt) and members of the Bar in Vienna (Rechtsanwaltskammer Wien) and/or are admitted as attorneys-at-law in New York, USA.

For more details, their biographies can be accessed at Frankfurt Lawyers and Contact Information. Rechtsanwaelte are subject to the following professional regulations: Bundesrechtsanwaltsordnung (BRAO), Berufsordnung für Rechtsanwälte (BORA), Fachanwaltsordnung (FAO), Rechtsanwaltsvergütungsgesetz (RVG), Bundesrechtsanwaltsgebührenordnung (BRAGO), Berufsregeln der Rechtsanwälte der Europäischen Gemeinschaft (CCBE), Gesetz über die Tätigkeit europäischer Rechtsanwälte in Deutschland (EuRAG), Geldwaeschebekaempfungsgesetz (GwG), Interne Sicherungsmaßnahmen – Anordnung der Bundesrechtsanwaltskammer nach § 9 Abs. 4 Satz 2 GwG, and Verhaltensempfehlungen der BRAK fuer Rechtsanwaelte im Hinblick auf die Vorschriften des Geldwaeschebekaempfungsgesetzes (GwG) und die Geldwaesche, § 261 StGB. These documents can be accessed at http://www.brak.de.

In addition, an Austrian Rechtsanwalt is subject to the Rechtsanwaltsordnung (RAO), Disziplinarstatut für Rechtsanwälte und Rechtsanwaltsanwärter (DSt), Richtlinien für die Ausübung des Rechtsanwaltsberufes und für die Überwachung der Pflichten des Rechtsanwaltes und des Rechtsanwaltsanwärters (RL-BA), Rechtsanwaltstarifgesetz (RATG) and Allgemeine Honorar-Kriterien (AHK). The documents can be accessed at http://www.oerak.or.at.

Lawyers practicing in the Frankfurt office who are admitted as attorneys-at-law in the state of New York, USA, the Lawyer’s Code of Professional Responsibility applies which may be accessed via the website of the New York State Bar Association (http://www.nysba.org).

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is a New York Limited Liability Partnership. The personal liability of each partner is limited.

Professional Liability Insurance

A professional liability insurance with global coverage is provided by Allianz Versicherungs-AG, Königinstraße 28, 80802 Munich.

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Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
Taubenstraße 7-9 60313
Frankfurt am Main

Tel.: +49 – 69 – 20 97 50 00
Fax.: +49 – 69 – 20 97 55 55
Email: sschuster@debevoise.com
Umsatzsteueridentifikationsnummer: DE 215923830

Alle Rechtsanwälte im Frankfurter Büro von Debevoise & Plimpton LLP sind in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland als Rechtsanwälte zugelassen und gehören der Rechtsanwaltskammer Frankfurt am Main oder der Rechtsanwaltskammer Berlin an und/oder sind in Österreich als Rechtsanwalt zugelassen und gehören der Rechtsanwaltskammer Wien an und/oder sind im US-Bundesstaat New York als attorneys-at-law zugelassen.

Für weitere Informationen können die Biografien der Anwälte unter Frankfurt Lawyers and Contact Information eingesehen werden.

Für Rechtsanwälte gelten die folgenden berufsrechtlichen Regelungen: Bundesrechtsanwaltsordnung (BROA), Berufsordnung für Rechtsanwälte (BORA), Fachanwaltsordnung (FAO), Rechtsanwaltsvergütungsgesetz (RVG), Bundesgebührenordnung (BRAGO), Berufsregeln der Rechtsanwälte der Europäischen Gemeinschaft (CCBE), Gesetz über die Tätigkeit europäischer Rechtsanwälte in Deutschland (EuRAG), Geldwäschebekämpfungsgesetz (GwG), Interne Sicherungsmaßnahmen – Anordnung der Bundesrechtsanwaltskammer nach § 9 Abs. 4 Satz 2 GwG und Verhaltensempfehlungen der BRAK für Rechtsanwälte im Hinblick auf die Vorschriften des Geldwäschebekämpfungsgesetzes (GwG) und die Geldwäsche, § 261 StGB. Diese Vorschriften können bei der Bundesrechtsanwaltskammer (http://www.brak.de/) eingesehen werden.

Des Weiteren sind für einen österreichischen Rechtsanwalt nachstehende berufsrechtliche Regeln anzuwenden: Rechtsanwaltsordnung (RAO), Disziplinarstatut für Rechtsanwälte und Rechtsanwaltsanwärter (DSt), Richtlinien für die Ausübung des Rechtsanwaltsberufes und für die Überwachung der Pflichten des Rechtsanwaltes und des Rechtsanwaltsanwärters (RL-BA), Rechtsanwaltstarifgesetz (RATG) und die Allgemeinen Honorar-Kriterien (AHK). Der Österreichische Rechtsanwaltskammertag (http://www.oerak.or.at/) hält diese Bestimmungen zur Einsicht bereit.

Für alle Rechtsanwälte im Frankfurter Büro, die als attorney-at-law im US-Bundesstaat New York zugelassen sind gilt der Lawyer’s Code of Professional Responsibility, der bei der New York State Bar Association (http://www.nysba.org) eingesehen werden kann.

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP ist eine in New York, USA gegründete Limited Liability Partnership. Die persönliche Haftung der Partner ist beschränkt. Berufshaftpflichtversicherung Eine Berufshaftpflichtversicherung mit weltweiter Deckung besteht bei der Allianz Versicherungs-AG, Königinstraße 28, 80802 München.