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21 October 2016
CMS advises AIG on sale of CEE assets to Fairfax
Are we witnessing the rise of super level economic environment ri...
In a few years’ time we may look back and say that it was in 2015/2016 when legal proceedings and recent policy changes combined to produce manifest serious transfrontier and trans-sector commercial and economic environment risk.
13 October 2016
CMS Poland launches law competition for students
Polish draft act on insurance distribution
On 6 December 2016 the draft act on insurance distribution was published.   The new regulation is to supersede the current act on insurance mediation dated 22 May 2003. The draft act implements directive 2016/97 on insurance distribution (commonly known as IDD).
13 October 2016
CMS Poland launches law competition for students
ABS Regulation - Draft Biotech Sector Stakeholder Guidance
Views are being sought from interested stakeholders on European guidance for the biotechnology sector concerning the EU’s access to genetic resources and sharing of benefits from utilisation legislation – namely the ABS Regulation.
12 October 2016
CEE Merger Clearance Matrix
Wind turbines to be taxed in individual tax rulings under the new...
The act on wind turbine investments (the “Act”) entered into force on 16 July 2016. One of the most important changes brought in by the Act is the definition of a wind turbine. Wind turbines now constitute buildings in accordance with the provisions of the.
7 October 2016
CMS advises freight forwarding family business
BEPS Update: Multilateral Instrument Published
The OECD has now published the multilateral instrument (“MLI”) that will implement certain of the treaty-related proposals from its project on tackling base erosion and profit shifting (“BEPS”).
30 September 2016
Amendments to the EU personal data protection law
New challenges and opportunities for business enti...
The CJEU determines scope of implicit consent of authors to use t...
Earlier this month the Court of Justice of the EU (“CJEU”) has rendered a decision in the Marc Soulier, Sara Dokes v. Premier Ministre, Ministre de la Culture et de la Communication case (C-301/15), whereby it scrutinized the French “Code de la Propriété Intellectuelle”.