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Discover thought leadership and legal insights by our legal experts from across CMS. In our Expert Guides, written by CMS lawyers from across the jurisdictions where we operate, we provide you with in-depth legal research and insights that can be read both online and offline. You can also find Law-Now articles with focused legal analysis, commentary and insights to help you anticipate future challenges and much more.


Expertise
17/02/2021
Work­ing from Home Act (Homeof­fice-Ge­setz)
Work­ing from home (known in Ger­man as “homeof­fice”) has be­come in­creas­ingly im­port­ant dur­ing the COV­ID-19 pan­dem­ic. The draft of the pre­vi­ously an­nounced new leg­al reg­u­la­tion on re­mote work­ing is...
21/07/2020
CMS On your radar | Is­sue 13
In this edi­tion of On Your Radar we look at in­ter­na­tion­al re­sponses to lift­ing lock­down and re­turn­ing to the work­place. Pan­dem­ics press fast for­ward on change, and we wanted to un­der­stand the glob­al re­sponse...
20/04/2020
Sky vs. SkyKick: The CJEU lets trade­mark own­ers breathe a sigh of re­lief
On 29 Janu­ary 2020 the CJEU de­livered its eagerly awaited judg­ment in the Sky vs. SkyKick case. However, the rul­ing does not have the wide-ran­ging con­sequences that were ini­tially ex­pec­ted based on the...
26/11/2019
CHINA - Up­dated Trade­mark Act
On 1 Novem­ber 2019, the latest amend­ment to the Chinese Trade­mark Act came in­to force. The very wel­come new pro­vi­sions strengthen brand own­er­s' abil­ity to fight against product pir­acy and trade­mark coun­ter­feit­ing...
13/11/2019
CMS On your radar | Is­sue 11
Evol­u­tion or re­volu­tion? How should em­ploy­ment law ad­apt to re­spond to the chan­ging pace of the world of work?  The glob­al growth in the gig eco­nomy has brought a vari­ety of loc­al chal­lenges. Laws which...
16/10/2019
New Ob­lig­a­tions for So­cial Plat­forms
We of­ten en­counter rough lan­guage on so­cial me­dia, some­times even lan­guage that vi­ol­ates the law. This leads to in­creas­ing ob­lig­a­tions for the op­er­at­ors of so­cial me­dia, demon­strated by the case Glaw­is­chnig...
21/08/2019
CMS - Fo­cus­ing on Funds – Lux­em­bourg Brexit
This Fo­cus­ing on Funds is an alert with re­spect to the Brexit re­mind­ers is­sued by the Lux­em­bourg reg­u­lat­or ("CSSF") to all firms cur­rently au­thor­ised un­der CRD, Mi­FID II, PSD 2 or EMD in the United King­dom...
02/08/2019
On your radar | Is­sue 10
We are happy to share the tenth edi­tion of On your radar which brings you up­dates on key em­ploy­ment law de­vel­op­ments across jur­is­dic­tions.Spe­cif­ic re­sponses to uni­ver­sal themes make in­ter­est­ing read­ing...
08/05/2019
CMS On your radar
We are happy to share the ninth edi­tion of On your radar which brings you up­dates on key em­ploy­ment law de­vel­op­ments across jur­is­dic­tions.As we look ahead to our sum­mer hol­i­days, the Slov­aki­an de­vel­op­ment...
01/03/2019
Tax Con­sequences of Brexit
After the United King­dom (UK) leaves the EU, it will be con­sidered a third coun­try, either as of 31 Oc­to­ber 2019 (in the case of an un­reg­u­lated with­draw­al from the EU without a trans­ition­al peri­od, the...
01/03/2019
What a “no-deal” Brexit means for in­sur­ance com­pan­ies and poli­cy­hold­ers...
With its de­par­ture from the EU, the United King­dom of Great Bri­tain will be­come a third coun­try for the EU. With­draw­al from the in­tern­al mar­ket means UK in­sur­ance com­pan­ies will no longer be per­mit­ted...
01/03/2019
BREXIT: What do phar­ma­ceut­ic­al and med­ic­al device com­pan­ies need to do?
With its with­draw­al from the EU, the United King­dom of Great Bri­tain and North­ern Ire­land (UK) will be­come a third coun­try. As a res­ult, cer­tain medi­cin­al products and med­ic­al devices will no longer be...