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February 2017
Latin America Quarterly Energy Update
28/03/2017
Connected and autonomous vehicle technologies are set to have a p...
28/03/2017
On the road to autonomous vehicles
Connected and autonomous vehicle (“CAV”) technologies are set to have a profound social and economic impact worldwide and continue to accumulate a great weight of expectation. Advocates argue that CAV technologies will improve road safety, ease congestion and.
22/09/2016
E-Commerce Sector Inquiry
Preliminary report published
20/03/2017
Due diligence and proportionality under scrutiny in latest ICSID...
Summary In a decision dated 21 February 2017, a tribunal acting under the auspices of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (“ICSID”), the World Bank’s arbitration institution, in Ampal-American Israel Corp.
01-09-2016
CMS opens office in Hong Kong
16/03/2017
Impending UK Inheritance Tax Changes
In the 2015 Summer Budget, proposals were announced to change the UK tax regime for non-domiciles. These proposals were the subject of a consultation paper which was published on 19 August 2016. The new regime will take effect as planned from 6 April 2017.
04/05/2016
CMS Brazil advises CTS Eventim on ticketing joint...
15/03/2017
Newly amended ICC Arbitration Rules provide for expedited procedu...
On 1 March 2017, the latest amendment to the ICC Arbitration Rules (the “ICC Rules”) came into force, introducing a number of changes aimed at increasing transparency and efficiency in ICC arbitration proceedings.
29/04/2016
CMS announces 31 partner and two director promotio...
27/02/2017
Brazil proposes relaxation of local content requirements
After many weeks of heated discussion between different branches of government and industry bodies, on 22 February 2017, the Brazilian government announced its proposed changes to the rules on local content requirements for goods and services used in the exploration.
01/02/2016
Duncan Weston appointed CMS Executive Partner for...
10/02/2017
India Budget 2017 - 2018
On 1 February, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented India’s annual Union Budget for 2017-2018 (the “Budget”) for the fiscal year beginning 1 April 2017. The central aim in this year’s Budget appears to focus on the most vulnerable with increased spending.