The term professional corporation is unusual. In contrast, the terms corporation , chamber or association are common . They are to be distinguished from coalitions under private law such as employers' associations and unions .
Professional corporations under public law
These chambers are also called professional representation or professional code. Your area of responsibility is the respective chamber district .
In addition to fulfilling the governmental tasks assigned to them, they act as a representation of the interests of their members. They also have the power of the statutes , which is restricted in terms of personnel to their members and factually to their area of responsibility. The state has the supervision ( state supervision ) over the chamber. In the vast majority of cases, there is a legal obligation to become a member, provided one belongs to the relevant professional group.
Examples of chambers are:
- Liberal professions
- Pharmacy chambers
- Chamber of Architects
- Medical associations
- Federal Chamber of Pilots
- Federal Chamber of Notaries
- Federal Bar Association
- Federal Chamber of Tax Advisors
- Chamber of Engineers (for consulting engineers)
- Chambers of notaries
- Chamber of Patent Attorneys
- Psychotherapist chambers
- Bar Associations
- Chamber of tax advisors
- Veterinary associations
- Chamber of Auditors
- Dental Associations
Services: Chambers issue professional permits and can withdraw them in the event of misconduct ( professional ban ) and issue penalties. They influence training and examination guidelines. In addition, they define entry requirements for certain positions (e.g. type of further training for specialization). Chambers can draw up a fee schedule.
Professional corporations under private law
Professional corporations organized under private law
- Federal Medical Association as an unregistered association
- Federal Dental Association as eV
- Federal Veterinary Association eV
- Federal Chamber of Pharmacists
- Federal Chamber of Psychotherapists as a non-registered association
- ABDA - Federal Union of German Associations of Pharmacists Association
- German Pharmacists Association (DAV) eV
- German Lawyers Association (DAV) eV
- Association of German-Language Translators of Literary and Scientific Works , VdÜ
Liberal professions other than those listed above usually have registered associations to protect their interests.
- Compulsory membership
- Professional association
- professional association
- Corporation under private law
- Public corporation