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Ver­schär­fung der Trans­par­en­zp­f­licht­en
News­flash | Nov­elle des Bundes-Ver­fas­sungs­ge­set­zes
News­flash | New reg­u­la­tions for in­ter­na­tion­al data trans­fer
News­flash: Stand­ard data pro­tec­tion clauses for in­ter­na­tion­al data trans­fers to be­come in­val­id at the end of 2022
Spot­light on Sus­tain­ab­il­ity II Decem­ber 2021 - Con­sumer Products News­let­ter
Wel­come to the Decem­ber 2021 edi­tion of the CMS Con­sumer Products News­let­ter!
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...