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Deutsche und amerikanische Wirtschaftsprüfer und Steuerberater in New York

Dr. Günther Grewe, Wirtschaftsprüfer (WP), Rechtsanwalt (RA), Steuerberater (StB), Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Dr. Günther Grewe, WP RA StB CPA
+1 914 816 1115
+49 89 2351 3218
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17.09. until 27.09.2017 and
09.11. until 27.11.2017
via mobile phone:
+49 172 745 3796

Dr. Günther Grewe

Wirtschaftsprüfer (WP), Rechtsanwalt (RA), Steuerberater (StB), Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Universities of Cologne (law degree) and Frankfurt am Main (Dr. jur.) as well as University of California, Berkeley (MBA, Dr.). Admitted to practice as Rechtsanwalt (Attorney). Licensed also as Steuerberater (Tax Advisor), as Wirtschaftsprüfer (Chartered Accountant) in Germany as well as Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in California, New York, Connecticut and in Georgia and as Foreign Legal Consultant in New York.

Member: American Foreign Law Association (AFLA); American Bar Association (ABA); International Fiscal Association (IFA); American Association of Attorney-Certified Public Accountants (AAA-CPA); Institut der Wirtschaftsprüfer (IdW); American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA); New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA); The California Society of Certified Public Accountants (CalCPA); Connecticut Society of CPAs (CTCPA); German CPA Society (GCPAS); German-American Lawyers Association (DAJV); DAAD Alumni Association Inc. (DAAD); Verband für die mittelständische Wirtschaftsprüfung (wp.net); Deutsche Vereinigung für Erbrecht und Vermögensnachfolge e.V. (DVEV); Deutsche Gesellschaft für Erbrechtskunde e.V. (DGE); Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP)

Languages: German, English

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Antje Klaunig

Wirtschaftsprüferin (WP), Steuerberaterin (StB), Certified Public Accountant (CPA) - Counsel

Ms. Klaunig focuses on working with US subsidiaries of German companies as well as Germans living or investing in the United States and Americans living in Germany. She has experience with corporate and personal income tax as well as estate and gift tax issues. She also assists clients with coming into compliance with filing obligations (OVDP, Streamlined Filing Compliance Procedures, State Voluntary Disclosures) and expatriation planning.
After successfully completing her graduate studies at the Universities of Göttingen and Oldenburg (Dipl.-Oec.) Ms. Klaunig worked for a mid-sized accounting firm in Oldenburg, Germany. During this time, she obtained her licenses as Steuerberaterin (Tax Advisor, 1992) and Wirtschaftsprüferin (Chartered Accountant, 1996) before coming to the United States in 1996. She joined our team in 2009 and is also licensed as a CPA in Texas.

Languages: German, English

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Radka Pokorna

Certified Public Accountant (CPA) - Counsel

Radka Pokorna is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in New York and in Oregon. In 2006 she completed her Master studies (M.A.) at the University of Economics in her hometown Prague. She majored in Business Law and Accountancy and Financial Management of an Enterprise. Shortly after her graduation, she and her husband relocated to the US, where she added the international aspect to her professional education. She joined our team in 2007.

Languages: German, English, Czech

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Tia Guinness

JD, MBA, IAFP, CPTX, IBA, MENSA - Business/ Tax Consultant

Ms. Guinness has provided advisory services to multi-national business groups in the USA, China, Indonesia, Thailand, Hong Kong, Macau, Singapore, Malaysia, the Caribbean, Ireland, and the UK. She has extensive experience in: International tax minimization strategies; the structuring of cross border financial entities and transactions; IBCs; FATCA; Financial Reporting; Financial Services (hedge funds, alternative products, & Islamic products); due diligence and M&A. She has also provided advisory services to a number of government agencies, including the Indonesian Bank Restructuring Agency (IBRA); Office of the Chief Justice, People's Intermediate Court (Guilin, China); Ministry of Taxation (Beijing); Veikkaus (Finland), DARPA (US), and the Naval Surface Warfare Center (US).

Languages: English, Bahasa, Thai, Mandarin

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Sonja Dugan

Wirtschaftsprüferin (WP), Steuerberaterin (StB), Certified Public Accountant (CPA) - Counsel

Ms. Dugan mainly focuses on working with US subsidiaries of German companies. After successfully completing her graduate studies at the University of Duisburg (Dipl.-Kffr.) she worked in the audit department of KPMG in Düsseldorf, Germany. During this time, she obtained her licenses as Steuerberaterin (Tax Advisor, 2003) and Wirtschaftsprüferin (Chartered Accountant, 2005). Her work focused on the audit of financial statements and consolidated financial statements for international corporate clients according to IFRS and German GAAP. She has special experience in the field of post-merger integration services, optimization of financial processes, refinancing, and restructuring as well as capital market transactions. After moving to the United States, she obtained her California CPA license in 2016 and joined our team in the same year.

Languages: German, English

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Simone Hirschberger

Certified Public Accountant (CPA) - Counsel

Simone Hirschberger has been a Certified Public Accountant since 1998 (admitted in Florida and Maryland). She earned an undergraduate Bachelors Degree in Accounting in 1995 and a Masters Degree from the University of South Florida School of Accountancy in Taxation in 2000.

Simone has gained over 15 years of experience in a corporate tax department with a publically traded US corporation managing federal and state income, sales and property tax compliance. She has managed traditional IRS audits as well as IRS audits under the Compliance Assurance Process (CAP). She has extensive experience with the Accounting For Income Taxes, FASB ASC 740 (FAS 109), Accounting for Uncertainty in Income Taxes, FASB ASC 740-10 (FIN48) and the related Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) disclosures. Simone has been in the US since 1987.

Languages: English, German

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Rosa Focht

Certified Public Accountant (CPA) - Counsel

Rosa Focht is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). Ms. Focht worked for large and mid-sized accounting firms, both in Germany and in the U.S. Ms. Focht moved to the U.S. permanently in 1981. Ms. Focht´s broad tax background includes working with corporations, partnerships and high-net-worth individuals alike. Over the last 10 years, Ms. Focht has earned a reputation as an expert in the "Expat" area and has conducted various seminars in the US and Europe on related topics. Primarily focused on tax matters for individuals and organizations operating in international environments, she has assisted numerous companies and hundreds of executives with tax consulting and compliance services, advice on international human resource and payroll issues, and foreign assignment programs.

Languages: German, English

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Claudia Teich Lepore

Attorney at Law (New York), Bedrijfsjurist (The Netherlands) - Counsel

Claudia Teich Lepore is a German native who grew up in the Netherlands. She moved to the USA in 1994 and holds dual citizenship of Germany and the USA. Claudia is licensed to practice law in New York (LL.M. in Corporate Law New York University - 1995), before the U.S. Supreme Court, as well in the Netherlands (Meester in de Rechten – Erasmus University Rotterdam 1987). She worked as in-house counsel at the European Options Exchange in Amsterdam, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and Schiphol USA in New York and as a legal translator. She joined our team in the beginning of 2015..

Languages: English, Dutch, German

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Andreas Krimpmann

Dipl.-Ing., Dipl.-Wirt.-Ing., MBA - Counsel

Andreas Krimpmann has more than 30 years of business experiences in accounting. He has served as a CFO in Anglo-Saxon companies and runs his own consulting and auditing company. During that time, his work focused primarily on preparing financial statements and consolidated financial statements according to US-GAAP, IFRS and German GAAP, group taxation, appraisals for purchase price allocations, audit, group restructuring, post-merger integrations, optimization of reporting, financial and cross-border processes and similar services on international accounting of multinational groups. He passed his CPA exam in 2004 in New Hampshire. Andreas Krimpmann is also the author of standard literature in consolidation and group accounting and has published various books on deferred taxes, group accounting, management commentary and related topics.

Education: Engineering degrees in electronics and business administration (Dipl.-Ing., Dipl.-Wirt.-Ing., Berlin, Germany), Master in Business Administration (MBA, Anglia, Cambridge, UK

Languages: German, English

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