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Europe-wide ana­lys­is on the fifth an­niversary of the GDPR re­veals data...
European data pro­tec­tion au­thor­it­ies im­posed fines totalling over 2.7 bil­lion euros in more than 1,500 pub­licly known cases for vi­ol­a­tions of the Gen­er­al Data Pro­tec­tion Reg­u­la­tion, which has been in...
Nevena Rad­lova pro­moted to part­ner at CMS Bul­garia
Nevena Rad­lova, the Head of Com­pet­i­tion and IP at CMS in Bul­garia, has been pro­moted to part­ner in the firm’s Com­mer­cial/TM­IC prac­tice. Nevena is a skilled com­mer­cial law­yer with more than 17 years’...
CMS Sofia ad­vised El­ev­at­or Ven­tures on the in­vest­ment in a Bul­gari­an e-com­merce...
CMS Sofia suc­cess­fully ad­vised El­ev­at­or Ven­tures (EV) – a ven­ture cap­it­al firm part of Raif­feis­en Bank In­ter­na­tion­al, on the third round of in­vest­ment for Cloud­Cart.As part of its strategy to in­vest and grow di­git­al busi­nesses in the CEE re­gion, EV pin­pointed Cloud­Cart as the next rising star among European tech com­pan­ies. Cloud­Cart’s plat­form of­fers end-to-end solu­tions for SMEs grow­ing their sales on­line or start­ing e-com­merce busi­nesses from scratch.  Our loc­al team led by Di­m­it­ar Zwi­atkow to­geth­er with Ivan Ger­gov and Elitsa Hinova ad­vised EV on all leg­al as­pects re­lat­ing to the con­clu­sion of the equity doc­u­ments. Set­tling for­eign in­vestor re­la­tion­ships with loc­al busi­nesses at times is par­tic­u­larly chal­len­ging due to the spe­cif­ics of the na­tion­al le­gis­la­tion.  Deals in the private equity and ven­ture cap­it­al seg­ment seem to grow in the CEE re­gion and to be­come in­creas­ingly at­tract­ive for in­vestors across vari­ous in­dus­tries.
CMS strengthens its lead­er­ship team in CEE
Nedeljko Vel­is­avljević pro­moted to CEE Part­ner
CMS ap­points Chief Mar­ket­ing Of­ficer
Frank­furt, 11 Janu­ary 2022
CMS strengthens bank­ing and fin­ance team in Po­land and CEE
In­ter­na­tion­al law firm CMS is pleased to an­nounce the ar­rival of a team of law­yers with ex­tens­ive ex­per­i­ence in ad­vising cli­ents on fin­an­cing trans­ac­tions. Ra­fał Za­krzewski, who spe­cial­ises in in­ter­na­tion­al...
CMS acts for Uni­Cred­it Bul­bank on EUR 36m re­new­able re­fin­an­cing in Bul­garia
In­ter­na­tion­al law firm CMS has rep­res­en­ted Uni­Cred­it Bul­bank on the re­fin­an­cing of the 21 MWp op­er­a­tion­al photo­vol­ta­ic port­fo­lio of Sol­ari­an Hold­ings, con­sist­ing of five op­er­a­tion­al power plants, loc­ated...
CMS Ad­vises Uni­Cred­it Bul­bank on Re­fin­an­cing Sol­ari­an Hold­ings Port­fo­lio
Pub­lished on ceeleg­al­mat­ters.com­CMS has ad­vised Uni­Cred­it Bul­bank on the re­fin­an­cing of Sol­ari­an Hold­ing­s' 21-mega­watt op­er­a­tion­al photo­vol­ta­ic port­fo­lio in Bul­garia.Ac­cord­ing to CMS, the EUR 36 mil­lion re­fin­an­cing pro­ject relates to a num­ber of spe­cial-pur­pose com­pan­ies, in­clud­ing Con­sult Sol­ar EOOD, Sol­ar R1 EOOD, Sol­ar RAS EOOD, Green En­ergy Park EOOD, and Vento Eco En­ergy EOOD, all op­er­at­ing un­der the con­tracts-for-premi­um scheme, in­tro­duced by Bul­garia in or­der to re­place the feed-in tar­iff un­der the Second Re­new­able En­ergy Act.
New Ex­ec­ut­ive Dir­ect­or for CMS
Frank­furt, 29 Ju­ly 2021
Hotel In­vest­ment Scene in CEE
In 2020, the hotel sec­tor in CEE-6 (Bul­garia, Czech Re­pub­lic, Hun­gary, Po­land, Ro­mania and Slov­akia) saw trans­ac­tions of just EUR 370m. This fig­ure was far be­low ini­tial ex­pect­a­tions for the year (EUR...
CMS fur­ther strengthens pro­cure­ment, de­fence and in­fra­struc­ture prac­tice...
In­ter­na­tion­al law firm CMS is pleased to an­nounce the ap­point­ment of Wladek Rzycki as a part­ner in its In­fra­struc­ture and Pro­jects Group. Wladek is based in the firm’s Warsaw of­fice and will fo­cus on...
CMS named CEE Law Firm of the Year at Cham­bers Europe Awards 2021
In­ter­na­tion­al law firm CMS has been named CEE Law Firm of the Year at the Cham­bers Europe Awards, where CMS has once again been re­cog­nised as the lead­ing law firm in Cent­ral and East­ern Europe.The Cham­bers...