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19/05/2022
Can­nabis law and le­gis­la­tion in Ger­many
Med­ic­al use The leg­al­isa­tion of can­nabis for med­ic­al use took place in 2017. It is there­fore per­mit­ted to grow, sell and im­port can­nabis for med­ic­al use.Pur­su­ant to the Ger­man Nar­cot­ics Act an au­thor­isa­tion...
18/05/2022
CMS ad­vises Heng­tong on ac­quis­i­tion of LE­ONI-owned j-fiber
Ham­burg – Lis­ted Chinese power cable and op­tic­al fibre man­u­fac­turer Heng­tong has ac­quired all the shares in j-fiber GmbH, which is part of LE­ONI AG. The deal is be­ing handled via Heng­tong sub­si­di­ary...
18/05/2022
Ukraine con­flict: What are em­ploy­ers leg­al op­tions to help?
How can em­ploy­ers sup­port em­ploy­ee vo­lun­teer­ing? Are em­ploy­ers al­lowed to pref­er­en­tially hire Ukrain­i­an refugees? Amid cata­strophes and wars through­out the world, Ger­many is show­ing great solid­ar­ity in...
18/05/2022
Trade secrets in Ger­many
Gen­er­al 1. Has the Dir­ect­ive (EU) 2016/943 of the European Par­lia­ment and of the Coun­cil of 8 June 2016 on the pro­tec­tion of un­dis­closed know-how and busi­ness in­form­a­tion (trade secrets) against their...
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17/05/2022
CMS ad­vises Rail­pool on new fin­an­cing struc­ture for planned growth
Ham­burg – Rail­pool, one of Europe’s lead­ing rail vehicle leas­ing com­pan­ies, ex­ten­ded its ex­ist­ing fin­an­cing ar­range­ments in April 2022 and se­cured fur­ther fund­ing for the com­pany’s planned growth.The...
17/05/2022
CMS ad­vises Fuse Ven­ture Part­ners on in­vest­ment in di­git­al mar­ket­place...
Frank­furt/Main – Fuse Ven­ture Part­ners has par­ti­cip­ated in the EUR 9m Series A fund­ing of di­git­al mar­ket­place pro­vider Ma­ga­Loop. The fin­an­cing round was led by Mar­ket One Cap­it­al and At­lantic Food Labs...
05/2022
CMS In­fra­struc­ture & Pro­jects Glob­al Bro­chure
To meet do­mest­ic and glob­al growth ex­pect­a­tions a huge amount of in­fra­struc­ture will need to be built, re­built, re­fur­bished or ret­ro­fit­ted. The scale and in­vest­ment re­quired to plug this in­fra­struc­ture...
12/05/2022
10 key as­pects of the re­vised EU com­pet­i­tion law in the field of dis­tri­bu­tion...
The new Ver­tic­al Block Ex­emp­tion Reg­u­la­tion (VBER) and the new ac­com­pa­ny­ing Ver­tic­al Guidelines (VGL) were pub­lished on 10 May 2022. The new VBER will enter in­to force on 1 June 2022 and ap­ply for the...
11/05/2022
CMS ad­vises IT ser­vice pro­vider Bechtle on ac­quis­i­tion of Dutch IT sys­tem...
Stut­tgart – In­ter­na­tion­al IT ser­vice pro­vider Bechtle AG has ac­quired Dutch firm PQR B.V., which has a 32-year track re­cord as an IT sys­tem house with a strong fo­cus on the pub­lic sec­tor and a port­fo­lio...
11/05/2022
CMS ad­vises US tech­no­logy com­pany Bruker on in­vest­ment in Tofwerk
Frank­furt/Main – Bruker Cor­por­a­tion, a NAS­DAQ-lis­ted US tech com­pany in the ana­lyt­ic­al in­stru­ment­a­tion sec­tor, has ac­quired a stake in Swiss firm Tofwerk AG. Tofwerk de­vel­ops time-of-flight mass spec­tro­met­ers...
11/05/2022
The Gen­er­al Court of the EU con­firms the leg­al­ity of the res­cue aid to...
On 4 May 2022, the Gen­er­al Court of the EU con­firmed the leg­al­ity of the Com­mis­sion's de­cision ap­prov­ing res­cue aid of 36.66 mil­lion EUR from Ro­mania to the air­line TAR­OM. It found that the aid was in­deed...
11/05/2022
SF­DR’s Prin­cip­al Ad­verse Im­pacts In­dic­at­ors on course to change
The European Com­mis­sion has giv­en the European Su­per­vis­ory Au­thor­it­ies (“ES­As”) a man­date to re­view the SF­DR Del­eg­ated Reg­u­la­tion in­dic­at­ors for prin­cip­al ad­verse im­pact and the fin­an­cial product...