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16 March 2017
CMS strengthens its German capability in Central a...
Deadline for registering ultimate beneficial owners of companies...
To continue to qualify for public contracts and subsidies in Slovakia, the ultimate beneficial owners of a company (“UBO”) must be registered by the end of July 2017 in the Register of Public Sector Partners.
9 March 2017
CMS tops M&A rankings in CEE again
EU rules on recovery of illegal aid from ferry operators
On 1 March 2017, the General Court of the European Union confirmed that France must recover over EUR 220 million in illegal State aid granted to a ferry operator group consisting of two organisations: Société Nationale Corse-Méditerranée (SNCM) and Compagnie.
25 January 2017
M&A market in Central-Eastern Europe boasts its hi...
UK and Asian investors increasingly active in the...
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.
CMS Guide to Passporting
Rules on Marketing Alternative Investment Funds in...
Our new CMS European M&A Study 2017 reveals changes in risk alloc...
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.
Die Automobilindustrie in Osteuropa
Follow our new showcase page - CMS Corporate/M&A Group: https://...
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.
12 October 2016
CEE Merger Clearance Matrix
Our new CMS European M&A Study 2017 covers over 3,200 deals and w...
PIP-case: ECJ clarifies scope of notified body’s responsibilities...
In the PIP-case, a French manufacturer supplied thousands of women with (allegedly) defective breast implants. Amongst others, patients in Germany started litigation against the notified body in question - TÜV Rheinland (“Tuv”).