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Dr Stephan Werlen, LL.M.
Shareholder Activism: A European Perspective
The Verdict - Round-up of corporate crime developments across CMS
We are pleased to send our new issue of The Verdict, an at-a-glance round-up of recent legal developments in relation to corporate crime. In this issue, the spotlight is on some significant changes to anti-corruption laws in the Czech Republic, including.
CMS advises Argos on the acquisition of Arthur Flu...
Decision of the Swiss Federal Supreme Court in the Gaba / Gebro c...
On 21 April 2017, the Swiss Federal Supreme Court published its decision in the case regarding the manufacturing and distribution of Elmex products (teeth and mouth care products). A public deliberation of the judgement had already taken place on 28 June 2016.
D&O liability and insurance
Revision of Novel Foods Regime in Switzerland
Nearly one quarter of the world’s population already eats insects. Yet, in the past they have not appeared on an European and Swiss dietary plan. Totally new to human consumption are some of the products of the innovative food industry.
CMS advises Sunrise on the sale of Swiss Towers AG
Federal Court confirms VAT on deemed service charge for strategic...
By judgement dated 11 January 2017, the Swiss Federal Court (which is the highest instance in Switzerland) confirmed the practice of the Swiss Federal Tax Administration in relation to the assessment of VAT on a deemed service charge for strategic group management.
CMS Latin America - Corporate/M&A, Energy, Mining...
Commission fines Facebook €110 million for providing false inform...
On 18 May 2018, the European Commission impose a €110 million fine on Facebook for providing misleading information during the Commission’s investigation of Facebook’s acquisition of WhatsApp in 2014.
Deutsche Beteiligungs AG advised by CMS on selling...
Technology at the Workplace – A European Overview of Employment L...
We can no longer imagine our professional life without modern information and communication technology. As a rule, employers provide their employees with technical aids, such as smartphones or notebooks.