Ewa Świderska is an attorney-at-law and a Counsel at CMS. She heads the Financial Institutions and Services Group in Poland.
Ewa specialises in advising financial institutions and has particular expertise in the insurance sector. She successfully represents clients before the Polish Financial Supervision Authority, and advises on product development and distribution (including bancassurance). Her practice also involves consumer protection issues, including distance selling, as well as marketing and consumer credit. She is the author of numerous publications in this field.
She also has extensive experience in corporate transactions on the financial market – she has been involved in a number of mergers and restructurings of international financial institutions. She advised a leading Polish bank when setting up an insurance company, including obtaining an insurance licence. Recently she advised on the first successful transformation on the Polish market of a mutual insurance undertaking into a joint stock company.
She has twice been seconded to the Polish offices of global insurance companies, where she acquired experience as an in-house lawyer and a solid business background.
Legal 500 and Chambers Europe recommend Ewa as an expert in the field of Insurance.