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18/11/2020
Mar­ie-Christine Lidl pro­moted to at­tor­ney-at-law at CMS Vi­enna
Mar­ie-Christine Lidl is now work­ing in a new po­s­i­tion at CMS Vi­enna. As at­tor­ney-at-law she re­mains true to her pre­vi­ous fo­cus ad­vising on na­tion­al and in­ter­na­tion­al trans­ac­tions and re­mains part of one...
11 November 2020
CMS Ex­pert Guide to trans­fer­ring IP rights
In re­cent years, IP rights have be­come an in­creas­ingly im­port­ant as­set not only for R&D and tech­no­logy based com­pan­ies but also for con­sumer product man­u­fac­tur­ers and life sci­ences com­pan­ies, for ex­ample...
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26 November 2020
Bank­ing & Fin­ance Up­date
We have once again pre­pared a series of prac­tice-ori­ented top­ics for you, with a fo­cus on the latest de­vel­op­ments in the Bank­ing & Fin­ance sec­tor. Take ad­vant­age of our we­bin­ar and our part­ners’ ex­pert­ise...
23 November 2020
EU high court con­firms CBD is not a nar­cot­ic
In a long-awaited rul­ing, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) cla­ri­fied that the can­nabis act­ive in­gredi­ent Can­na­bi­d­i­ol (CBD) is not to be clas­si­fied as a nar­cot­ic. France sub­mits ques­tion on CBD in e-ci­gar­ettes...
18/11/2020
CMS Em­ploy­ment Snack: Re­struc­tur­ing and Mass Re­dund­an­cies
The im­pact of Cov­id-19 on the glob­al eco­nomy poses sig­ni­fic­ant chal­lenges to nu­mer­ous com­pan­ies. Many are now forced to re­struc­ture their busi­nesses to en­sure their eco­nom­ic sur­viv­al. Mass re­dund­an­cies...
09 November 2020
CMS Ex­pert Guide to mo­bile work­ing
Al­though chal­lenges brought on by the pan­dem­ic vary from coun­try to coun­try, COV­ID-19 has changed the way we work and do busi­ness. The situ­ation has also raised ques­tions: Will the pan­dem­ic's im­pact be...
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01 December 2020
The Fu­ture is Now: The New World of Work
As coun­tries con­tin­ue to struggle with COV­ID-19 while also try­ing to re­tain at least a semb­lance of busi­ness as usu­al, the way we work has been changed ex­tens­ively, in some re­spects po­ten­tially forever.The...
20 November 2020
United States Sen­ate passes Anti-Dop­ing Le­gis­la­tion
On 16 Novem­ber 2020, the United States Sen­ate passed le­gis­la­tion that would al­low the pro­sec­u­tion in the US of dop­ing of­fences at in­ter­na­tion­al sport­ing events in which Amer­ic­an ath­letes, spon­sors, or...
16/11/2020
CMS a top em­ploy­er: Im­press­ive ad­vance­ment se­cures CMS second place for...
CMS Reich-Rohr­wig Hainz has leapt ahead this year in the JUVE list of the top 20 Aus­tri­an law firms to work for. The clear im­prove­ment from 8th to 2nd place is par­tic­u­larly grat­i­fy­ing when one con­siders...
27 October 2020
CMS Ex­pert Guide on sexu­al har­ass­ment in the work­place
Wel­come to our CMS Ex­pert Guide on sexu­al har­ass­ment in the work­place. How dif­fer­ent coun­tries re­spon­ded to the #MeT­oo move­ment and how the law reg­u­lates work­place har­ass­ment on a glob­al scale were key...
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18 November 2020
COV­ID-19: European Com­mis­sion ex­tends cer­tain sup­port meas­ures for the...
In May 2020, the Com­mis­sion ad­op­ted a series of meas­ures amend­ing cer­tain con­di­tions of the Reg­u­la­tion No. 1008/2008 on com­mon rules for the op­er­a­tion of air ser­vices in the Com­munity and of the Dir­ect­ive...
10/11/2020
The Mer­ger Con­trol Re­view I El­ev­enth Edi­tion
The Aus­tri­an mer­ger con­trol re­gime is set out in Part I, Chapter 3 of the Aus­tri­an Car­tel Act 2005 (KartG). The turnover thresholds that trig­ger a mer­ger fil­ing re­quire­ment in Aus­tria are among the low­est...