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CMS Hasche Sigle once again invites entries for its prize to promote talented young people in the field of corporate law


Commercial law firm CMS Hasche Sigle has again invited entries for the CMS Hasche Sigle Prize which is funded with EUR 5,000. The prize is awarded annually for academic research (dissertation or post-doctoral thesis) in the field of company and corporate law.

Legal trainees, newly qualified lawyers, lawyers and academics who work at a German university are asked to submit their work by 20 December 2006. The work must have been officially accepted, is to be published or has already been published in 2006.

Dr Franz-Jörg Semler, partner at CMS Hasche Sigle's Stuttgart office and a member of the prize jury, said "The quality of the work submitted in past years has been impressive. With the CMS Hasche Sigle Prize we are delighted to be able to make a contribution of our own to promote young academics in the field of corporate law."

Applications should be sent together with a copy of the work and first and second opinions to Dr Franz-Jörg Semler, Schöttlestrasse 8, 70597 Stuttgart.

The team of corporate lawyers at CMS Hasche Sigle comprises some 180 lawyers and is one of the largest leading practices in the market. The M&A section was recently awarded the title Law Firm of the Year at the Juve Awards 2006.

Contact CMS Hasche Sigle:

Dr Franz-Jörg Semler
Tel.: +49 (0) 711 / 9764 - 333
E-mail: [email protected]

Dr Hildegard Ziemons
Tel.: +49 (0) 69 / 71701 – 343
E-mail: [email protected]

About CMS Hasche Sigle:

CMS Hasche Sigle is one of the leading German law firms with more than 450 lawyers. It covers the entire area of commercial law and provides legal advice to major German and international companies from a wide spectrum of industry. CMS Hasche Sigle operates at all the major business centres. It has offices in Berlin, Cologne, Duesseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Leipzig, Munich, Stuttgart, Chemnitz, Dresden, Brussels, Belgrade, Moscow, Prague and Shanghai. CMS Hasche Sigle is a partnership of lawyers and tax consultants; for register details / list of partners see www.cms-hs.com

CMS Hasche Sigle is a member of CMS, an alliance of leading independent European law firms. With over 595 partners, a total of 2,000 lawyers and tax consultants and around 4,200 support staff we advise our clients at commercial locations in 47 business centres in Europe and further afield on legal and tax issues.

Local strength, legal and tax advice tailored to the requirements of the market combined with a substantial amount of business and organisational integration form the basis for high-quality international legal advice.

In addition to CMS Hasche Sigle, the following firms are also members of the CMS alliance: CMS Adonnino Ascoli & Cavasola Scamoni (Italy), CMS Albiñana & Suárez de Lezo (Spain), CMS Bureau Francis Lefebvre (France), CMS Cameron McKenna LLP (Great Britain), CMS DeBacker (Belgium), CMS Derks Star Busmann (the Netherlands), CMS von Erlach Henrici (Switzerland) and CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz (Austria). CMS has 57 offices in 23 countries in Western and Central Europe, North and South America, Asia and North Africa.

For further information on CMS Hasche Sigle see www.cms-hs.com and on the CMS alliance see http:// www.cmslegal.com