Swiss accounting firm, TBO, is latest addition to Russell Bedford network in Europe

Released on: June 23, 2008, 4:44 am

Press Release Author: Kempton Bedell-Harper

Industry: Accounting

Press Release Summary: Russell Bedford International announces the appointment of
Zurich accounting firm, TBO, as the latest member of the global accounting group.

Press Release Body: TBO, a multi-discipline accounting, tax and audit practice, has
joined the Russell Bedford International network of independent firms as the member
in Zurich, Switzerland.

TBO traces its roots back to 1963. Today the firm is a multi-discipline partnership
comprising two entities, TBO Treuhand AG and TBO Revisions AG.

The firm has four practising partners.
Christoph Lautenschlager has some 18 years' professional experience in accounting,
tax, finance, HR, social security issues and auditing.
Hans Müller has 34 years of experience, specialising in accounting, tax, VAT and
Michael Schnetzer has 20 years' experience, also in accounting, tax, VAT and
finance. And Marcel Strickler is a certified public accountant with some 17 years'
experience in auditing, reviews, valuation, tax, and consulting.

From its office in central Zurich, TBO offers a broad range of services including
corporate and personal financial consulting, tax advice, auditing,financial reviews,
business valuation, bookkeeping and financial reporting, HR/payroll administration,
company formation, and legal and secretarial services for companies and

TBO has international clients in countries such as Germany, Austria, France, UK,
Netherlands, Ireland, Spain and USA. The firm is a member of the Treuhand-Kammer of
Switzerland and a member of the Swiss Fiduciary Association (STV/USF).

Commenting on his firm's strategic move to Russell Bedford International, Christoph
Lautenschlager explained, \"We are excited to be part of the global Russell Bedford
organisation. Clients of other Russell Bedford members can count on TBO's extensive
services for their clients in Zurich. At the same time, out firm is now able to draw
on the network resources to fulfil client needs on an international level."

For more information, contact Christoph Lautenschlager on +41 44 457 1515.
Alternatively, visit the websites at and .


Note to Editors

Russell Bedford International was established in 1983 by a group of medium-sized
independent accounting practices aiming to counter the market dominance of the major
multi-national accounting firms.

Russell Bedford is now a closely-connected global network of independent accounting
and business consultancy firms in key locations around the world, and is represented
by some 200 offices in more than 70 countries in Europe, the Americas, the Middle
East, Africa and Asia-Pacific.

All Russell Bedford affiliates are well-established firms offering international
business advice and services to local and multinational clients. Most provide a
full range of services comprising accounting, auditing, tax advice, general business
guidance and financial consulting. In addition, many have special expertise in
particular fields, such as international taxation or information technology.

In January 2008 Russell Bedford International was been named one of the first 17
full members of the IFAC Forum of Firms after reporting it has implemented a
globally coordinated quality assurance programme, committed to the use of
International Standards on Auditing (ISAs), and met other specific ethics

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Contact Details: Kempton Bedell-Harper
Marketing Director
Russell Bedford International
Russell Bedford House
250 City Road, London EC1V 2QQ
United Kingdom
T: +44 (0) 20 7410 0339
F: +44 (0) 20 7459 2337

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