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24 July 2017
CMS ad­vises Bot­tega on €220m ac­quis­i­tion of Get­ron­ics...
OGA launches 30th Off­shore Li­cens­ing Round fo­cus­ing on ma­ture areas
The UK’s Oil and Gas Au­thor­ity (“OGA”) launched the 30th Off­shore Li­cens­ing Round for the UKCS on 25 Ju­ly 2017. The Round has a par­tic­u­lar fo­cus on ma­ture areas, with 813 blocks or part blocks on of­fer.
Cash Pool­ing
No priv­ilege against em­ploy­er over per­son­al doc­u­ments on em­ploy­er’s...
A prop­erty de­vel­op­ment com­pany has suc­cess­fully res­isted an ap­plic­a­tion by its former Group Fin­ance Dir­ect­or to re­strain use of per­son­al doc­u­ments on the grounds of leg­al pro­fes­sion­al priv­ilege. The High Court held that the dir­ect­or was not able to as­sert priv­ilege.
10 July 2017
Monaco law firm joins CMS
Com­pet­i­tion Ap­peal Tribunal dis­misses £14 bil­lion col­lect­ive ac­tion...
Mas­ter­Card has suc­cess­fully op­posed a col­lect­ive ac­tion in the Com­pet­i­tion Ap­peal Tribunal (“CAT”), in the latest in­stal­ment of the mul­ti­lat­er­al in­ter­change fee (“MIF”) lit­ig­a­tion.   Mas­ter­Card faced a £14 bil­lion claim – the largest ever filed in the UK – brought.
Your in­tro­duc­tion to CMS
Today on World Youth Skills Day, we are re­minded that edu­ca­tion is...
Gov­ern­ment pro­poses de-rat­ing changes to the Ca­pa­city Mar­ket im­pact­ing...
Fol­low­ing the re­lease of de­tails of the next Ca­pa­city Mar­ket auc­tions, the De­part­ment for Busi­ness, En­ergy & In­dus­tri­al Strategy (“BEIS”) is pro­pos­ing a num­ber of changes to the Ca­pa­city Mar­ket (“CM”) Rules in a con­sulta­tion pub­lished on 24 Ju­ly 2017 (the “Con­sulta­tion”).
CMS - Facts & Fig­ures
The Fu­ture Flex­ible En­ergy Sys­tem one step closer
On Monday, the De­part­ment for Busi­ness, En­ergy and In­dus­tri­al Strategy (“BEIS”) and Ofgem jointly launched their “Up­grad­ing our En­ergy Sys­tem” plan on smart sys­tems and mar­ket flex­ib­il­ity (the “Plan”).
Al­li­anz Real Es­tate ad­vised by CMS on ac­quis­i­tion of...
Tribunal fees ab­ol­ished
In a ground break­ing judg­ment the Su­preme Court in R (on the ap­plic­a­tion of Uni­son) v Lord Chan­cel­lor has ruled that tribunal fees are un­law­ful and should be quashed. In a costly de­cision for the gov­ern­ment, all pre­vi­ous fees that have been is­sued will now.