People

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Olivier Carrard
Man­aging Part­ner
Switzerland, Geneva
Olivier Carrard mainly focuses on Sports law, litigation, arbitration, commercial law, construction law, white collar crime and bankruptcy. Graduated from the University of Fribourg (1982), he was...
David Hürlimann
Man­aging Part­ner
Attorney at Law, Certified Tax Expert
Switzerland, Zurich
David Hürlimann’s practice focuses on tax law, in particular taxation of groups, merger & acquisition, corporate restructuring, international tax and tax accounting. Other areas of his tax practice in...
Dr Jodok Wicki
Man­aging Part­ner
Switzerland, Zurich
Jodok Wicki concentrates on dispute resolution, litigation and international arbitration. He heads the firm's dispute resolution group and leads also the litigation practice group of CMS. Jodok...

Expertise

Switzerland
As our client, we put your needs first. We build our service around your need for proactive and focused advice that makes a difference to your business. Your CMS lawyers and tax advisers combine...
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Banking & Finance [CHE]
Switzerland
The CMS Banking & Finance practice is one of Europe’s largest and provides local and pan-European expertise in the full spectrum of banking, finance, regulatory and capital markets law.We ensure our s...
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Corporate / M&A [CHE]
Switzerland
Whether you are planning a merger as part of your growth strategy, thinking about diversifying into new sectors or looking for new funding options such as non-bank lending or through equity...
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Locations

Geneva
CMS von Erlach Poncet Ltd.
Rue Bovy-Lysberg 2
P.O. Box 5824
1211 Geneva 11
Switzerland
More than 30 legal and tax professionals are providing the full range of legal and tax services to you from our office in Geneva.Geneva office is a part of our firm which was founded in 1936 and ...
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Zurich
CMS von Erlach Poncet Ltd.
Dreikönigstrasse 7
P.O. Box
8022 Zurich
Switzerland
More than 50 legal and tax professionals are providing the full range of legal and tax services to you from our office in Zurich, which is the headquarter of CMS in Switzerland.Zurich office is a...
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Online services

Online Services
In today's fast-paced business environment, you need to stay up to date on the latest industry regulation to anticipate and handle any potential issues that could impact your business. Through our online services, we offer you access to relevant legal know-how – quickly and easily.
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Careers

Working for CMS
Welcome in our worldAs one of Switzerland’s leading international law firms, CMS provides interesting opportunities to lawyers with a strong academic record and the ambition to build a career as a commercial lawyer.
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Your Application
Our application process at CMS varies from country to country. We do this to ensure that specific qualifications for a position as well as local market needs are fully taken into consideration. However, the standard process is to submit a written application that, if successful, will be followed by personal interviews.
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Business Development & Marketing Manager
Présent dans plus de 40 pays au travers de 74 bureaux répartis dans le monde, CMS fait partie des dix plus grands cabinets d'avocats à l’échelle mondiale.Aimeriez-vous contribuer au futur dével...
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News

CMS advises Conzzeta Group on the acquisition of ISAtec GmbH
20/04/2018 Zurich - Schmid Rhyner AG, a subsidiary of the Conzzeta Group and the world's leading specialist in print finishing, acquires ISAtec GmbH.ISAtec GmbH, domiciled in Wohlenschwil (Switzerland), has...
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CMS ADVISES THE MAIN SHAREHOLDERS OF TEC-SEM GROUP AG ON THE SALE OF THEIR SHARES IN TEC-SEM GROUP AG
13/04/2018 Zurich – The main shareholders of Tec-Sem Group AG have sold their shares in Tec-Sem Group AG, headquartered in Tägerwilen, to Brooks Automation, Inc.Brooks is a leading supplier of tool and factory h...
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Corporate / M&A
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Initial Coin Offerings - New means of fundraising
28/03/2018 Thanks to the ICO phenomenon, approximately 4 billion US dollars were raised in 2017. After a difficult start, ICOs are now becoming more and more professional and are also attractive for companies...
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Publications

German court rules no luxury goods in food retail outlets
On 6 April 2018, the Düsseldorf Higher Regional Court ruled that the food retailer real, whose parent company is Germany’s Metro AG, may not sell luxury cosmetics made by Japa-nese manufacturer Kanebo in its food retail stores, and that the manufacturer can.
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Consumer Products
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The Aconcagua Bay – “always accessible”
On 26 March 2018 the Commercial Court ruled, in an extremely succinct decision, that a warranty in a voyage charterparty that a berth is “always accessible” encompasses both entry to and exit from the berth.
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Energy
law-now
CMS On your radar
10/04/2018 The international CMS employment group is delighted to share the latest edition of On Your Radar.Developments which caught our attention this quarter include the Spanish case brought before the...
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Employment & Pensions
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Insight

Insight
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Events

09
May
Life Sciences & Healthcare Webinar Spring Series 2018
09/05/2018
Join the CMS Life Sciences & Healthcare Sector Group for their annual Webinar Spring Series...
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Lifesciences
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03
May
Lifesciences Asia-Pacific Network (LAN): Developments in Asia-Pacific Series
03/05/2018
Join us for the Lifesciences Asia-Pacific Network (LAN) Webinar Series.The LAN Webinar Series has...
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Life Sciences & Healthcare
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18
Nov
Legal trends in the consumer products industry 2010
18/11/2010
2010 has been a challenging year for many consumer products (CP) companies across the globe....
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