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Yves Steingrüber

Dr. Yves Steingrüber


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

Yves Steingrüber concentrates on public commercial law with special expertise in procurement law, energy law, environmental law and the legal aspects of public-private partnerships (PPP). His clients include project sponsors, plant operators, investors and public authorities. He gained regulated industry sector experience during a placement at the Federal Network Agency as well as while working as a regulatory/energy law research assistant at the University of Bonn.

Yves joined CMS in 2018.

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Relevant experience


  • Consortium of EIB, DekaBank, DZ Bank, Helaba, KFW IPEX-Bank, LBBW, MEAG, MUFG | On financing of the PPP infrastructure project "Availability Model A3 AK Biebelried – AK Fürth/Erlangen", the largest PPP motorway infrastructure project ever commissioned in Germany, including the planning and expansion from four to six lanes as well as the operation and maintenance of the approximately 76-kilometre-long section of the A3 federal motorway
  • Major European defence company | Procurement and contract law advice regarding a Franco-German programme for the development of a Main Ground Combat System (MGCS) and regarding the BAAINBw's (Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support) tenders for seven machine gun systems and over 20mm ammunition
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  • 2020: PhD, University of Bonn; thesis on renewable energy law under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Matthias Schmidt-Preuß
  • 2016 - 2018: Trainee lawyer at Cologne Higher Regional Court including placements at the Federal Network Agency and CMS
  • 2008 - 2013: Law studies at the University of Bonn
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  • "Das System der Direktvermarktung und seine Auswirkungen auf die Förderung erneuerbarer Energien am Referenzbeispiel der Ab-nahme von Strom nach § 11 Abs. 1 EEG 2017", RdE Recht der Energiewirtschaft, Sonderheft 09/2020, 63-68
  • Tagungsbericht zum »Bonner Symposium« der »Wissenschaftlichen Vereinigung für das gesamte Regulierungsrecht« am 18./ 19. Juni 2015, in: Schmidt-Preuß/Körber [Hrsg.], Regulierung und Gemeinwohl, 2016 (gemeinsam mit Philipp Offenbächer, Kurzfassung des Beitrages in DVBl 2016, S. 555 – 559)
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