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22 November 2020
CMS ad­vises on the sale of Quartal Fin­an­cial Solu­tions
The share­hold­ers of Quartal Fin­an­cial Solu­tions ("Quartal") sold the com­pany to Ca­na­dian Pure­Facts Fin­an­cial Solu­tions ("Pure­Facts")Quartal, with head of­fice in Zurich, is a mar­ket-lead­ing pro­vider of...
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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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...
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 November 2020
Gen­er­al meet­ings of Swiss com­pan­ies dur­ing COV­ID-19
In­tro­duc­tion The COV­ID-19 pan­dem­ic has had a sig­ni­fic­ant im­pact on how gen­er­al meet­ings of Swiss com­pan­ies are be­ing held. In par­tic­u­lar, re­cur­ring bans on events have af­fected gen­er­al meet­ings re­quir­ing...
07 October 2020
CMS Ex­pert Guide to the private place­ment of equity se­cur­it­ies
One of the most com­mon ques­tions we are asked across CMS in our Equity Cap­it­al Mar­ket prac­tice is what are the rules about ap­proach­ing a lim­ited num­ber of in­vestors in dif­fer­ent jur­is­dic­tions, in re­la­tion...
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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...
18 November 2020
CMS ad­vises RU­AG on the sale of RU­AG En­vir­on­ment to Thom­men Group AG
The RU­AG MRO Hold­ing AG has sold RU­AG En­vir­on­ment AG to Thom­men Group AG. RU­AG En­vir­on­ment AG, headquartered in Alt­dorf UR is the Swiss mar­ket lead­er for a com­pre­hens­ive solu­tion in the en­vir­on­ment­ally...
21 September 2020
CMS Ex­pert Guide to Dis­missals
The CMS Ex­pert Guide to Dis­missals has been cre­ated to as­sist an em­ploy­er in an­ti­cip­at­ing all the pos­sible courses of events when the de­cision has been made to ter­min­ate an em­ploy­ee (i.e. end an em­ploy­ment...
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20 November 2020
Gen­er­al meet­ings of Swiss com­pan­ies dur­ing COV­ID-19
In­tro­duc­tion The COV­ID-19 pan­dem­ic has had a sig­ni­fic­ant im­pact on how gen­er­al meet­ings of Swiss com­pan­ies are be­ing held. In par­tic­u­lar, re­cur­ring bans on events have af­fected gen­er­al meet­ings re­quir­ing...
10 November 2020
On the Pulse
Wel­come to ‘On the Pulse’ de­livered by the Glob­al Life Sci­ences & Health­care Sec­tor Group A video/pod­cast series, On the Pulse, brings to­geth­er CMS law­yers and ex­perts to dis­cuss key in­dustry top­ics...
01 September 2020
CMS Ex­pert Guide to re­struc­tur­ing and in­solv­ency law
Re­struc­tur­ings, es­pe­cially those in­volving mul­tiple jur­is­dic­tions, are in­vari­ably com­plex mat­ters. This CMS Ex­pert Guide provides an over­view of the vari­ous re­struc­tur­ing pos­sib­il­it­ies avail­able in a...
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