Moscow

Russia

CMS is an alliance of independent law and tax firms established for our clients to benefit from high quality business-focused advice in law and tax matters wherever they need it. With our 3,400 legal professionals in 65 offices in 38 countries worldwide, working in sector-based teams and expert in project management, our focus is on our clients and fulfilling their objectives.

CMS is a full-service 3rd most global full-service law firm according to the Am Law 2016 Global Top 100. Our revenues totalled EUR 1,01 bn in 2015. CMS acts for the majority of the DAX 30, a large number of the FT European 500 and a number of Fortune 500 companies.

CMS has been supporting many of our clients in the rapidly developing and challenging Russian economy since 1992. We advise both international clients on every aspect of business in Russia, as well as assist Russian clients in Europe and beyond.

Our quality of service and high-level expertise are continuously recognised by multiple awards and high ranking in leading legal directories, such as Chambers & Partners, Legal 500, Best Lawyers International, Client Choice and others.

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Naberezhnaya Tower, block C
Presnenskaya Naberezhnaya 10
123112 Moscow
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24 April 2017
CMS advises PJSC Uralkali on their new $750mln RCF...
12/04/2017
Russia joins the Montreal Convention of 1999
On 4 April, Federal Law No. 52-FZ* on Russia’s joining the Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules for International Carriage by Air 1999 (the “Montreal Convention”) was published. Russia joined the Convention on the condition that it reserves the right.
20/04/2017
Federal Service for Financial Monitoring reminder...
06/04/2017
Do robots have rights? The European Parliament addresses artifici...
Background A lively discussion is currently under way in the business world regarding possible applications of intelligent IT systems and autonomous machines and equipment. Rapid technical development in these areas has spurred the imagination of users.
12/04/2017
Russia joins the Montreal Convention of 1999
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.
04/2017
CMS Russia in press | January - March 2017
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.
03/2017
The first case under the transfer pricing rules: a...
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.
02/2017
The new rules for medicines storage and transporta...
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.