OREANDA-NEWS. According to the decision of BDO Global Coordination B.V. (Administrative Head Office of the network) starting from the 10th of October 2008 BDO Unicon SOWA LLC (located in Orenburg) is no longer a member of the BDO International network, reported the press-centre of BDO.

Starting from the 10th of October 2008 BDO Unicon SOWA LLC has no right to use the name and logotype ‘BDO’, word symbols ‘BDO Unicon’, ‘Unicon’ and their Russian equivalents, as well as any other intellectual property of BDO International and BDO Unicon CJSC.

BDO International is the worldwide audit and consulting network, rating among the global top-five in terms of aggregate revenue. It was established in 1963 by the European, USA and Canadian firms to support international operations and projects of their clients. Currently BDO International stands for above 30,000 partners and professionals and more than 620 offices in above 100 countries worldwide. The network’s 2007 turnover exceeded EUR3.29 billion.

BDO Unicon (1989) is an audit and consulting group of companies. BDO Unicon Group offers a comprehensive range of audit, business development and business enhancement services. BDO Unicon is a member of BDO International.

BDO Unicon Group employs over 2000 professionals in 17 offices across Russia. BDO Unicon provides services to several thousand clients, one third of which are the largest companies of Russia. The Group's turnover in 2007 was in excess of EUR 85 million. By the 2007 year results, BDO Unicon is a leading Russian national audit and consulting group (according to “Expert-RA” Rating Agency).