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MSI Global alliance admits four new member firms

MSI_bMSI Global Alliance, a leading international association of legal and accounting firms, is pleased to announce that it has added four new member firms to its international membership as of 1 January 2016.

MSI’s presence across Germany will be strengthened by the addition of multi-disciplinary firm Fürst & Partner GmbH with offices in Northern Bavaria (Nuremberg, Erlangen, Georgensgmünd, Rothenburg o.d.T) and Thuringia (Gera). Established in 1953, the firm’s 120 employee-strong team covers all aspects of tax consulting, financial auditing, legal advice and management consulting.

Further joining MSI is Bloomfield Law Practice, a full service law firm based in Lagos State, Nigeria. The firm, with a total of 12 staff, provides specialised legal advisory services to both local and multi-national clients across a wide range of practice areas including corporate, corporate Immigration, labour and employment law, litigation and alternative dispute resolution, real estate & construction, intellectual property, energy & natural resources, shipping & aviation and taxation.

The addition of Florida based accountancy firm Mendez Rothbard Molieri & Co further expands MSI’s footprint in the USA. The firm, with offices in Miami and Fort Lauderdale, provides tax, accounting and transaction services to large businesses and SME’s, high-net-worth individuals and entrepreneurs. The 24-employee firm has deep expertise in helping international clients structure their investments in U.S. based businesses and real estate.

Also joining MSI is Rahayu Partnership based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The law firm, with a strong background in shipping, admiralty and insurance law, provides a full spectrum of legal services including commercial dispute resolution, corporate and legal advisory, litigation, trademarks, mergers and acquisition to national and international clients.

Tim Wilson, chief executive of MSI Global Alliance, comments, “It is good to have a mix of legal, accounting and multidisciplinary firms joining MSI at the start of 2016. These new firms increase our presence in four key economic centres on four different continents and, as such, I know they will contribute greatly to MSI and gain from membership themselves. I look forward to working with them over the coming years.”

This article is a general information sheet and should not be used or relied on as legal or other professional advice. No liability can be accepted for any errors or omissions nor for any loss or damage arising from reliance upon any information herein. Always contact your legal adviser for specific and detailed advice. Errors and omissions excepted (E&OE)

MSI Global Alliance appoints accounting firm in Lebanon

A2MSI Global Alliance, a leading international association of legal and accounting firms, is pleased to announce the appointment of accounting firm HBK Hobeika & Co (HBK) as its new member firm in Lebanon.

HBK was founded in 1995 by Dr Antoine Hobeika and has gained a strong reputation in the Lebanese market. Based in Beirut, HBK provides a full range of accounting, audit, tax and business advisory services to a wide variety of clients.

Tim Wilson, chief executive of MSI, commented, “HBK are a great addition to MSI. They have worked closely with our law firm member in Beirut and have interests throughout the Middle East – particularly in the Gulf, where MSI wishes to strengthen its presence. I look forward to them working closely with our member firms.”

HBK’s managing partner, Dr Antoine Hobeika, said, “We believe that our membership with MSI is an investment that will yield valuable benefits for us and our clients. We are convinced that the MSI conferences, the exposure to a trusted association of reputable member firms and practice management resources will support us to compete in both the local and the Middle Eastern marketplace. We are looking forward to being an active member of MSI.”

HBK joins MSI with three Partners.

For further information contact:
MSI Global Alliance Pauline Rottstock, Marketing and Business Development Manager Tel: +44 20 7583 7000 Email: prottstock@msiglobal.org

About MSI Global Alliance:

MSI is an international association of independent legal and accounting firms. With 240 carefully selected member firms in more than 100 countries, MSI is one of the world’s leading associations. MSI was formed in 1990 in response to the growing need for cross-border co-operation between professional services firms.

In 2013, MSI Global Alliance was awarded “Association of the Year” by the International Accounting Bulletin, the leading authority of the global accounting industry which regularly analyses firm performance and best practices. For more information on MSI and its member firms, please visit www.msiglobal.org

This article is a general information sheet and should not be used or relied upon as professional advice. No liability can be accepted for any errors or omissions nor for any loss or damage arising from reliance upon any information herein. Always contact your financial adviser for specific and detailed advice. Errors and omissions excepted (E&OE)

MSI Global Alliance adds four new member firms

A1MSI Global Alliance is delighted to announce the admission of four new members to the association as of 1 July 2015.

Please click on the respective links below to read the full press release online or to download the individual documents.

  •  MSI Global Alliance admits Chinese law firm DaHui Lawyers with offices in Beijing and Shanghai. (Download press release)
  •  MSI Global Alliance announces the appointment of US accounting firm Holsinger P.C. based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Download press release)
  • MSI Global Alliance strengthens its presence in Europe with the appointment of German accounting firm Herden Böttinger Borkel Neureiter GmbH and French law firm Nova Partners. (Download press release)

Please welcome our new members.

MSI Global Alliance expands into Georgia

A1MSI Global Alliance, a leading international association of independent legal and accounting firms, is delighted to announce the appointment of Georgian accounting firm FINANCIAL OFFICE.

Financial Office provides comprehensive accounting and tax services as well as audit and consulting services through its two partners and 12 professional staff.

Tim Wilson, chief executive at MSI Global Alliance, commented: “We are pleased to welcome Financial Office to MSI. They are a young firm with some great international ambitions.  I know they will be a great addition to MSI’s presence in Eastern Europe.”

Mikheil Merabishvili, managing partner at Financial Office, said: “We are very delighted to join MSI Global Alliance. Choosing the right association and a trusted partner in the global market is very important. MSI offers us great networking possibilities, international reach and vast experience which enables us to offer our clients reliable and responsive services wherever they are.”

Financial Office was established in 2011 and is based in Georgia’s capital Tbilisi.

For further information contact: 

MSI Global Alliance
Pauline Rottstock, Marketing and Business Development Manager
Tel: +44 20 7583 7000
Email: prottstock@msiglobal.org      

About MSI Global Alliance

MSI is an international association of independent legal and accounting firms. With 240 carefully selected member firms in more than 100 countries, MSI is one of the world’s leading associations. MSI was formed in 1990 in response to the growing need for cross-border co-operation between professional services firms.

In 2013, MSI Global Alliance was awarded “Association of the Year” by the International Accounting Bulletin, the leading authority of the global accounting industry which regularly analyses firm performance and best practices. For more information on MSI and its member firms, please visit www.msiglobal.org

 

 

MSI Global Alliance admits accounting firm in Germany

A2MSI Global Alliance, a leading international association of independent legal and accounting firms, has appointed accounting firm WORTMANN & PARTNER in Germany to its membership. 

Based in Rheda-Wiedenbrück in North Rhine-Westphalia, Wortmann & Partner provides a full range of auditing and taxation services as well as accounting and consulting services. The firm, which has recently been named one of Germany’s Top 50 tax consulting firms by Focus Money, joins MSI with five partners and 45 staff.

Established in 1957, Wortmann & Partner has a diverse client base including industrial engineering and manufacturing businesses as well as service providers. The firm’s clients are mostly mid-sized and operate in national and international markets.
MSI’s chief executive, Tim Wilson, commented, “I am very pleased that Wortmann & Partner have joined MSI. They are a very well-established, highly respected firm in the economically strong area of Westphalia. Their joining further strengthens our presence in Germany and I know they will contribute a great deal to MSI internationally.”

Volker Ervens, partner at Wortmann & Partner, said, “We are very excited about joining MSI. The code of conduct, which all members have to follow and respect, and the strong position of MSI in the worldwide market have been very convincing to us. We look forward to getting to know many members at future conferences and through joint efforts to fulfil our clients’ needs.”

The appointment of Wortmann & Partner adds further strength to MSI’s growing presence in Germany and follows only a few months after the recent merger of MSI’s German founding member Abels Decker Kuhfuss & Partner (now ADKL) with ex-Moore Stephens firm Dr. Müller, Haeb & Partner.

About MSI Global Alliance

MSI is an international association of independent legal and accounting firms. With 240 carefully selected member firms in more than 100 countries, MSI is one of the world’s leading associations. MSI was formed in 1990 in response to the growing need for cross-border co-operation between professional services firms.

In 2013, MSI Global Alliance was awarded “Association of the Year” by the International Accounting Bulletin, the leading authority of the global accounting industry which regularly analyses firm performance and best practices. For more information on MSI and its member firms, please visit www.msiglobal.org