Detmar Loff

Detmar Loff

Partner based in Frankfurt

Detmar Loff

Dr. Detmar Loff is a partner in our regulatory practice and heads the German regulatory and investment funds department

His practice essentially covers three areas of advice: (i) Investment Funds including eligibility of investment for institutional investors (Solvency II, Solvency I) - establishment, structuring, assets, eligibility, distribution/marketing and liquidation; (ii) Regulatory Change and Implementation - implementation of financial market regulatory requirements (e.g. MiFID II, PRIIPs, AMLD; PSD2), assistance with licensing issues and applications, outsourcing, contractual implementation; and (iii) Digitalisation - tokens, sales, FinTech and RegTech. He was appointed as an outsourced MLRO for an investment services firm and regularly advises on AML implementation matters, special audit requests and ongoing obligations. In each of these areas, we mainly serve large and medium-sized companies, Fund and FinTech initiators and sponsors as well as distributors. In particular, the areas of loan, infrastructure and real estate funds in Germany and Luxembourg as well as digitalisation are important pillars of the practice, which includes several professionals of different seniority.

Detmar is regularly ranked in Chambers and other publications.

Detmar studied law and business administration in Marburg. His doctoral thesis at the University of Giessen, which he completed summa cum laude, dealt with securities trading systems. He was admitted to the bar in 2006 and is the author of various publications in German and international legal journals and books. Detmar speaks fluent English.

Before joining Ashurst in 2015, he worked for several years at international law firms in Frankfurt and before that for one of the Big-Four companies.