CMS ad­vises DZ BANK on struc­tur­ing and im­ple­ment­ing a scrip di­vidend offered...
Frank­furt/Main – Baader Bank Ak­tiengesell­schaft (“Baader Bank”), a com­pany lis­ted on the Reg­u­lated Un­of­fi­cial Mar­ket (Freiv­erkehr), has for the first time offered its share­hold­ers the op­tion of...
CMS ad­vises Siri­on Bi­otech share­hold­ers on ac­quis­i­tion by PerkinElmer
Mu­nich – Lis­ted US com­pany PerkinElmer, Inc. has ac­quired SIRI­ON BI­OTECH, a lead­ing glob­al pro­vider of vir­al vec­tor-based tech­no­lo­gies for cell and gene ther­apies. Siri­on has es­tab­lished a strong port­fo­lio...
The Road to Re­cov­ery: European M&A Out­look 2022
Deal­makers say PE best placed to flour­ish in the next 12 months
CMS M&A European Out­look 2022: Road to re­cov­ery
Septem­ber 2021 We are pleased to provide you with this year’s edi­tion of the “European M&A Out­look”, pub­lished in co-op­er­a­tion with Mer­ger­mar­ket
CSR and taxes: tax­a­tion is not only about money
At first glance, tax­a­tion and cor­por­ate so­cial re­spons­ib­il­ity (CSR) ap­pear to be dis­tant fields, an­ti­nom­ic even. Yet they have come to­geth­er over the past two years to form two sides of the same coin...
The Chan­ging Face of Cy­ber Claims
A cy­ber in­sur­ance loss study in Con­tin­ent­al Europe
Salary cut when work­ing from home: A US mod­el for com­pan­ies in Ger­many?
Ac­cord­ing to press re­ports, em­ploy­ees in some US tech­no­logy groups have ac­cess to an IT-based cal­cu­la­tion pro­gram that al­lows them to cal­cu­late their salary de­pend­ing on where they work. For ex­ample...
Com­mer­cial rent pay­ments in Ger­many
1. Gen­er­al over­view Wheth­er ten­ants are en­titled to claims against their land­lord in the event of pan­dem­ic-in­duced losses al­ways de­pends on the in­di­vidu­al case, also un­der Ger­man law. In par­tic­u­lar...
CMS ad­vises Deutsche Seereederei on joint ven­ture with DER Tour­istik
Ham­burg – DSR Hold­ing, a sub­si­di­ary of Deutsche Seereederei, and the DER Tour­istik Group are team­ing up to form a joint ven­ture. The two com­pan­ies each hold 50% of the newly es­tab­lished DR Hos­pit­al­ity...
Gender pay: What’s needed to make equal­ity a real­ity?
A CMS We­bin­ar on Tues­day 21 Septem­ber will ex­plore what so­ci­ety and busi­nesses need to do to close the on­go­ing dis­par­ity in men and wo­men’s pay. Did you know that 18 Septem­ber 2021 is UN Equal Pay Day?...
Trans­fer of IP rights in Ger­many
Pat­ents: As­sign­ment 1. How may a pat­ent be as­signed (by law and/or trans­ac­tion) and is it re­quired to re­cord the as­sign­ment in the na­tion­al pat­ent re­gister to be­come ef­fect­ive?  A Ger­man pat­ent can...
COV­ID-19: Com­mis­sion ap­proves Span­ish aid to com­pensate Air Nos­trum's dam­age
On 23 Ju­ly 2021, the European Com­mis­sion ap­proved Span­ish aid of EUR 9 mil­lion to com­pensate Air Nos­trum for the dam­age suffered as a res­ult of the COV­ID-19 pan­dem­ic on the basis of Art­icle 107(2)(b)...