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16/10/2024
Career Calling 2024
Career Calling is the place to be when it comes to planning your career and joining the labour market. At this annual fair, our trainees and colleagues from the Human Resources department will be on hand to answer your questions.  More about Details on Career Calling.  
13/06/2024
What’s in a name? The use of a product code in a clinical trial protocol...
The use of product or sponsor codes in clinical trial related documents is common practice in the pharmaceutical space. However, such codes may not always be sufficient to disregard a publication as relevant...
12/06/2024
Crypto Tax Legislation & Law in Austria
1. Is there a specific legislation issued for the taxation of crypto-assets or do general national tax law principles apply because the tax legislator has not regulated this so far? There is specific...
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12/06/2024
CMS Expert Guide to Foreign Investment Screening Laws in Austria
1. What is the relevant legislation? The Austrian FDI laws are set out in the Austrian Investment Control Act (In­vest­i­tion­skon­trollge­setz – "ICA"), which entered into force on 25 July 2020. The ICA...
11/06/2024
Enforcement of the EU AI Act: The EU AI Office
On 21 May 2024, the Council of the European Union adopted the Regulation laying down harmonised rules on artificial intelligence or the AI Act. As the world's first comprehensive law to regulate artificial...
11/06/2024
CMS - Where to find us
For a compact overview of all CMS offices and contact details, please download the brochure below. For more information on our services, please refer to the countries panel at the top of the page
10/06/2024
ESMA issues first formal guidance on use of AI in retail financial services
The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) recently released a public statement on the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in the provision of retail investment services. The statement provides...
07/06/2024
New EU recommendations for influencer marketing reform: what do they mean...
The Council of the European Union has published a set of recommendations as to how the European Commission and EU Member States should support influencers to encourage the creation of content that has...
07/06/2024
EU Competition Law Briefing
The EU Competition Law Briefings have been created to provide a platform for our clients and other competition law experts to stay up to date on the developments of EU Competition Law. 
06/06/2024
JUS Success
 
05/06/2024
Cross-border Financial Services 2024 webinar series
We're delighted to announce the launch of our third season of international webinars focusing on financial regulation, starting on 13 March 2024. Whether you are an in-house lawyer, compliance officer, financial analyst, risk manager, or any other professional concerned with maintaining the integrity of your organisation's financial practices, this series offers succinct 20-30 minute overviews of key industry trends and regulatory concerns across mul­tiple jur­is­dic­tions. If you have any additional topics that you would like us to add or address at one of the webinars, please contact us. Upcoming Webinars: 5 June: Preparing for a regulatory visit  How the banking regulator assesses a firm’s systems and controls: what to prepare and what to look out for.3 July: Handling a challenging ap­plic­a­tion  Your application for a licence, product approval or change in control is meeting with regulatory resistance.  How can you surmount these challenges?31 July: Dawn Raids  Un­an­nounced regulator visits are on the increase.  We look at what triggers a dawn raid, your rights if one happens, and how best to manage the consequences.4 September: Navigating the global ESG land­scape Is the regulatory reporting jigsaw puzzle causing more harm than good? We will provide an overview of the main cross-border issues impacting global financial institutions as they seek to manage ever expanding ESG regulations and discuss whether these rules are helping or hindering the action we need for change. The language of the webinar will be English.
05/06/2024
CMS Expert Guide to Holding Company Regimes in Austria
Specific holding company regime(s) While Austria has no specific tax regime for holding companies, holding companies can benefit from the tax benefits more widely available. These include:a tax exemption...
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