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Dr. Eva Margareta Wolff

Principal Counsel
Rechtsanwältin | Fachanwältin für Versicherungsrecht (Certified lawyer for insurance law)

CMS Hasche Sigle
Kranhaus 1
Im Zollhafen 18
50678 Cologne
Germany
Languages German, English, French

Eva Wolff advises on all areas of insurance contract and insurance supervisory law, including private international law, with a focus on providing ongoing advice to international insurance companies operating in Germany, especially with regard to insurance supervisory law matters. In addition, she specialises in competition and money laundering law issues relevant to insurance companies as well as the impact of the EU sanctions regime on insurance companies. Eva represents her clients in and out of court and is also experienced in advising on insurance mediation, in particular on regulatory issues.

Eva joined CMS in 2004 and has been a principal counsel since 2023.

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Listed for Insurance Law

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Memberships & Roles

  • Insurance law working group of the German Bar Association
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Publications

  • „EU-Sanktionsverordnungen und Versicherungswirtschaft“, in: Versicherungspraxis 11/2019, S. 3-7
  • Mitautorin des Beck'schen Onlinekommentars zum VAG ("§§ 52 – 56 VAG"), herausgegeben von Gebert/Erdmann/Schradin, 1. Edition vom 01.12.2017
  • "Germany: Implications of the Bill for the Transcription of the Fourth EU Anti-Money Laundering Directive", veröffentlicht im Internet unter: http://www.cms-lawnow.com/regzone, 01.06.2017
  • "Justiz nimmt dubiose Geldströme ins Visier", in: Versicherungswirtschaft Nr. 5, Mai 2017
  • "Germany: New BaFinCircular regarding the minimum requirements for the business organisation of insurance undertakings (MaGo)", veröffentlicht auf der Onlineplattform von Lexology, 16.02.2017
  • Kommentierung der Einbruchdiebstahl- und Raubversicherung, der Feuerversicherung, der Feuerbetriebsunterbrechungsversicherung, der Leitungswasserversicherung sowie der Sturmversicherung (mit Dr. Winfried Schnepp) in: Staudinger/Halm/Wendt, Versicherungsrecht Kommentar, 2013 sowie 2. Auflage 2017.
  • "Schärfere Sanktionen für Steuersünder" – Zu den Auswirkungen der 4. Geldwäsche-Richtlinie auf die Versicherungswirtschaft, in: Versicherungswirtschaft (VW), Heft 10/2015, S. 84 ff.
  • "Strenge Regeln – Verstöße gegen EU-Sanktionsverordnungen bringen empfindliche strafrechtliche Folgen für Versicherer mit sich", in: Versicherungswirtschaft Nr. 12, Dezember 2014, S. 36 f.
  • "Wohnungsbaugenossenschaften in England : eine rechtliche Analyse der "housing co-operatives" unter besonderer Berücksichtigung der Mitgliederstellung", Dissertation, Münstersche Schriften zur Kooperation, 2003
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Lectures list

  • "Sicherheit von Partnerwerkstätten – Haftung und Compliance für Versicherer", 3 Vorträge im Rahmen einer Roadshow eines Mandanten zu Fahrerassistenzsystemen, Juni 2015
  • Vortrag im Rahmen der Veranstaltung "Versicherungsrecht am Morgen: Geldwäschebekämpfung in der Versicherungswirtschaft – Grundlagen, Risiken, Praxisfälle", Köln, 19.05.2015
  • "Haftung ohne Grenzen – aber wir sind doch versichert? Ein Überblick über die Produkthaftpflichtversicherung", München, 13.11.2014
  • "Die Mitversicherung und ihre kartellrechtlichen Fallstricke" (gemeinsam mit Herrn Neuhaus, Brüssel), CMS Versicherungsrecht am Morgen, München, 05.06.2014
  • "Update Einkauf und Vertrieb: Haftung ohne Grenzen – aber wir sind doch versichert?", Düsseldorf und Hamburg, November 2013
  • "Die Mitversicherung und ihre kartellrechtlichen Fallstricke" (gemeinsam mit Herrn Neuhaus, Brüssel), CMS Versicherungsrecht am Morgen, Köln, 10.09.2013
  • "Die Auswirkungen der EU-Antiterrorismus-Verordnungen und anderer EU-Sanktionsverordnungen auf die Versicherungswirtschaft", CMS Versicherungsrecht am Morgen, Köln, 14.07.2011
  • "Allgemeines Versicherungsvertragsrecht", Referentin bei Seminarveranstaltung des FORUM Institut für Management GmbH, November 2010
  • "Rechtliche Rahmenbedingungen für Kooperationen", Vortrag während des 3. Meetings Arbeitskreis Kooperationsmanagement, September 2010
  • "Neues Versicherungsrecht 2008: Was ändert sich für Sie? - Besonderheiten bei Durchführung und Beendigung des Vertrages", Roadshow September 2007
  • "Maklerforum - Praxiswissen VVG: Das neue VVG kommt - kommen Sie mit?", Roadshow der Deutschen Maklerakademie, Herbst 2007
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Education

  • 2004: PhD; thesis on English law relating to cooperatives
  • 2002 - 2004: Trainee lawyer at Muenster Regional Court
  • 2001: Five-months PhD research at the University of Oxford
  • 1999 - 2001: Research assistant at the University of Muenster (Institute for International Commercial Law)
  • 1995 - 1997: Special English-language training for lawyers
  • 1994 - 1999: Law studies at the University of Muenster
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10/06/2024
CMS advises Metzler Pension Management GmbH on acquisition of Nürnberger...
Frankfurt am Main – Metzler Pension Management GmbH has acquired all the shares in Nürnberger Pensionsfonds AG from Nürnberger Lebens­ver­sicher­ung AG. The transaction is subject to the usual regulatory conditions, including completion of the holder control procedure by the German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin). Nürnberger Pensionsfonds AG’s portfolio management, which has to date been conducted within the group, will be outsourced to an external portfolio manager once the transaction has completed.A CMS team headed by partner Dr Hendrik Hirsch advised Metzler Pension Management GmbH, which is part of Metzler Bank, on all legal aspects of the transaction. Metzler Bank is a longstanding CMS client and relies on the team’s expertise on a regular basis. Metzler Pension Management GmbH offers a wide range of services and financing vehicles for occupational pension schemes, with a focus on capital market-based solutions for structuring pension as­sets.NÜRN­BER­GER Pensionsfonds AG (NPF) covers one of the five implementation methods for occupational retirement provision in Germany. NPF’s products provide employers with various options for removing pension obligations from the balance sheet. Assets under NPF management amounted to around EUR 290 million as at the end of 2023. The portfolio comprises more than 700 companies with some 3,600 individual pension accounts. CMS Germany Dr Hendrik Hirsch, Lead Partner Dr Maximilian Stark, Senior Associate Dr Petra Schaffner, Partner, all Corporate/M&A Dr Andreas Hofelich, Partner Dr Mario Brungs, Counsel, both Labor, Employment & Pensions Dr Winfried Schnepp, Partner Dr Thomas Maur, Partner Dr Eva Margareta Wolff, Principal Counsel  Dr Aline Icha-Spratte, Coun­sel Kath­ar­ina Kipar, Senior Associate, all Insurance Dr Annett Kenk, Principal Coun­sel  Stef­fen Preis, Senior Associate, both Tax Theresa Lenger, Senior Associate, TMC Stefan Lehr, Partner Kirsten Baubkus-Gérard, Senior Associate, both Antitrust, Competition & TradePress Con­tact presse@cms-hs. com
31/07/2023
CMS advises internationally operating Ecclesia Group on acquisition of...
Frankfurt/Main - The Ecclesia Group is continuing its growth course and has acquired the Pension Solutions Group. The brokerage company with over 120 employees from Erlangen specialises in the im­ple­ment­a­tion...
08/12/2022
Further expansion with mega-deal: CMS advises Sunlight on acquisition of...
Berlin – Sunlight Group Energy Storage Systems (Sunlight Group), a technology company headquartered in Athens, Greece, specializing in integrated and innovative industrial and off-road energy storage...
05/09/2022
CMS advises Cadence Growth Capital (CGC) on investment in digital private...
Frankfurt/Main – Digital private health insurance company ottonova has raised EUR 34 million in growth capital in a series F funding. The round of financing was led by Cadence Growth Capital (CGC)...
12/07/2022
CMS advises Greek technology company Sunlight Group on acquisition of 51%...
Berlin – Sunlight Group Energy Storage Systems (Sunlight Group), a technology company specializing in integrated and innovative industrial and off-road energy storage solutions, acquires 51% of the...
30/07/2021
CMS advises Uniphar on its market entry in Germany by acquiring CoRRect...
Stuttgart - Uniphar Europe Limited, a subsidiary of publicly-listed Uniphar PLC, based in Dublin, has acquired CoRRect Medical GmbH, based in Oberhaching, Bavaria. For Uniphar, an international diversified...
05/07/2021
Germany: New law with regard to remuneration of insurance intermediaries
On 3 June 2021, a new law has been published in Germany which also has effect on the future remuneration of insurance intermediaries who distribute PPI contracts. The new law ("Law on the accompanying...
03/02/2021
CMS advises insurance broker Ecclesia on acquisition of stake in Liva Partners...
Frankfurt/Main – Detmold-based insurance broker Ecclesia has acquired a stake in Liva Partners Ltd., a specialist broker with offices in London. This move enables the Ecclesia Group to expand its expertise...
16/09/2020
CMS advises Detmold based Ecclesia Group on the acquisition of a majority...
Frankfurt am Main - The Detmold based Ecclesia Group becomes majority shareholder of the Schunck Group, a Europe-wide operating specialist broker for the logistics industry. The Ecclesia Group plans to...
10/06/2020
CMS advises PIB Group on acquisition of Marx Re
Munich – PIB Group Limited has acquired Marx Re-Insurance Brokers, based in Munich, Germany. Founded in 2009, Marx Re is a reinsurance and insurance broking company with a global network of clients...
13/03/2020
International CMS team advises Transatlantic Reinsurance Company on corporate...
Munich – The New York based reinsurer Transatlantic Reinsurance Company (TransRe) has reorganized its European corporate structure. TransRe Europe S.A. is registered in Luxembourg after the cross-border...
07/02/2020
Germany: BaFin provides Guidance on the German Anti-Money Laundering Act...
Background of the Guidance The German supervisory authority is obliged to issue guidance on how to construe and to apply the provisions of the German Anti-Money Laundering Act every once in a while, (sect...