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As a player in the consumer products sector, you face a myriad of challenges, such as globalisation and digitalisation, environmental and health concerns, supply chain management, consumer and media pressure, growing retailer buyer power, the rise of online selling and counterfeiting. All place new demands on your business management and strategy but also drive the need for legal advice.

Whether you are a supplier, investor, regulator or other stakeholder, we have consumer products experts to help, whatever your situation.

In order to provide you with the targeted legal advice that your business needs, our teams have experts in all legal area that affect your sector. This means that we can guide you in all legal and regulatory aspects - from company financing and acquisition to antitrust and unfair competition law, media management, data protection, outsourcing, distribution agreements, real estate transactions, product recalls and much more.

Our experts will keep you abreast of the latest industry developments and insights, giving you both a commercial and legal edge.

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04/03/2024
Plastics and packaging laws in Chile
1. What is the general legislative framework regulating packaging and plastics waste? Current Chilean legislation contemplates environmental regulations in relation to plastic and packaging waste:Law...
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19/01/2024
CBAM: Just over a week to comply
As the deadline for the first Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM) report approaches on January 31st, it is crucial for undertakings engaged in importing relevant goods into the European Union to...
08/11/2023
Cannabis law and legislation in Chile
Medical use It is permitted to grow, sell and import cannabis for medical use in Chile.The Agricultural and Livestock Service (state agency in charge of the control of flora and fauna in Chile) must provide...
30/08/2023
CBAM Implementing Regulation and Extensive Additional Reporting Guidance...
Earlier this month, the European Commission (“EC”) adopted an Implementing Regulation (“IR”) and released extensive Guidance Documents (“Guidance”) on the practicalities of reporting requirements...
02/05/2023
CMS updates Expert Guide on cannabis law and legislation
CMS Expert Guide on cannabis law and le­gis­la­tion gives stakeholders detailed and updated information on the latest developments in cannabis regulation in key markets. The Guide now covers two new jur­is­dic­tions:...
09/03/2023
CMS Expert Guide to ESG Compensation
Incorporating ESG KPIs into directors’ remunerationThe urgent need to place sustainability at the heart of company strategy is inextricably linked to incentives provided to its directors and em­ploy­ees. This...
28/02/2023
New EU sanctions against Russia
On 25 February 2023, one year after Russia started its invasion of Ukraine, the EU adopted its tenth sanctions package against Russia. Together with the existing sanctions the European Commission considers...
03/02/2023
On your radar | Issue 20 | Key employment issues to be aware of internationally
Welcome to the first edition of On your radar for 2023, which highlights expected employment law developments over the year ahead.Changes range from big picture concepts around future ways of working...
14/09/2022
Avoid an advertising red card: Middle Eastern considerations for your Qatar...
As the 2022 Football World Cup in Qatar draws nearer, all eyes are on the Middle East, with this being the first time that the tournament has been hosted in the region. Brands around the world will undoubtedly...
08/09/2022
Managing Supply Chain Risk - An update on legal and strategic requirements...
In June 2021, BCG and CMS published a White Paper entitled “Managing Supply Chain Risk – A legal and strategic perspective”. In view of the rising number of laws obligating companies to prevent...
21/07/2022
CMS International Disputes Digest - 2022 Summer Edition
The summer edition of the CMS International Disputes Digest, a bi-annual publication that highlights, explores and analyses the latest trends in the global dis­pute-res­ol­u­tion sector, is now published...
01/06/2022
CMS Next
What’s next? In a world of ever-ac­cel­er­at­ing change, staying ahead of the curve and knowing what’s next for your business or sector is essential.At CMS, we see ourselves not only as your legal advisers but also as your business partners. We work together with you to not only resolve current issues but to anticipate future challenges and innovate to meet them.With our latest publication, CMS Next, our experts will regularly offer you insights into and fresh perspectives on a range of issues that businesses have to deal with – from ESG agendas to restructuring after the pandemic or facing the digital transformation. We will also share with you more about the work that we are doing for our clients, helping them innovate, grow and mitigate risk.To be able to provide you with the best support, we immerse ourselves in your world to understand your legal needs and challenges. However, it is equally important that you know who we are and how we can work with you. So, we invite you to meet our experts and catch a glimpse of what is happening inside CMS.Enjoy reading this publication, which we will update regularly with new content.CMS Executive Team