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05/07/2021
CMS re­ports steady glob­al rev­en­ues and new in­vest­ments in 2020
CMS, the lead­ing glob­al law firm, today an­nounces rev­en­ues for the fin­an­cial year Janu­ary-Decem­ber 2020 of EUR 1.475bn. This trans­lates in­to a year-on-year in­crease of 3%, rep­res­ent­ing sol­id and stable...
15/06/2021
CMS ex­pands in Nor­way
The lead­ing glob­al law firm CMS an­nounces that Kluge has today joined it as a full mem­ber firm. With on­board­ing ex­pec­ted to be com­plete by Oc­to­ber, the Nor­we­gi­an firm with its 100-year leg­acy will hence­forth...
10/06/2021
Pro­tect­ing trade secrets: IT se­cur­ity and em­ploy­ee leaks re­garded as biggest...
Three out of four seni­or cor­por­ate ex­ec­ut­ives be­lieve that more needs to be in­ves­ted in pro­tect­ing trade secrets. That is one of the key find­ings of re­cent ana­lys­is by in­ter­na­tion­al law firm CMS in as­so­ci­ation...
27/05/2021
New Europe-wide ana­lys­is shows GDPR fines are here to stay, but with big...
The total amount of fines re­lated to non-com­pli­ance with the GDPR reached EUR 261.7m in Europe, ac­cord­ing to new ana­lys­is by glob­al law firm CMS GDPR en­force­ment activ­ity strongly var­ies from coun­try...
19/05/2021
Dirk Schauer be­comes new head of Private Cli­ents di­vi­sion at CMS Ger­many
Stut­tgart – Dr Dirk Schauer has been ap­poin­ted as new head of the Private Cli­ents di­vi­sion at in­ter­na­tion­al com­mer­cial law firm CMS Ger­many. He suc­ceeds Hans Chris­ti­an Blum, who made a sig­ni­fic­ant con­tri­bu­tion...
22/04/2021
M&A pan­el 2021/I sur­vey by CMS and FIN­ANCE: M&A pro­fes­sion­als over­come...
Frank­furt/Main – After the coronavir­us crisis largely para­lysed the M&A mar­ket last year, deal flow is now pick­ing up again and has al­most reached pre-crisis levels – des­pite the pan­dem­ic be­ing far...
20/04/2021
Pan­dem­ic leaves its mark on European real es­tate in­vest­ment mar­ket
COV­ID-19 pan­dem­ic leads to change in in­vestor in­terest in the in­di­vidu­al as­set classes – lo­gist­ics and res­id­en­tial prop­er­ties es­pe­cially pop­ularIn­creased de­sire for se­cur­ity on part of sellers: re­cord...
26/03/2021
Private equity pan­el 2021/I sur­vey by CMS and Fin­ance: Mar­ket on the up­turn...
Frank­furt/Main – Des­pite the on­go­ing pan­dem­ic and a mixed last year, the private equity in­dustry is un­der­go­ing a renais­sance. 2021 looks set to be a strong year for private equity trans­ac­tions in­volving...
24/03/2021
CMS European M&A Study 2021: Europe pivots to be­come more ‘buy­er-friendly’...
Europe has re­turned to a ‘buy­er-friendly’ en­vir­on­ment, after the COV­ID-19 pan­dem­ic cre­ated more risk-averse at­ti­tudes. As a res­ult, CMS’ latest an­nu­al M&A study iden­ti­fied sig­ni­fic­ant in­crease in...
07/01/2021
CMS Ger­many starts new year with nine new part­ners
Ber­lin – Com­mer­cial law firm CMS Ger­many has ap­poin­ted nine new part­ners as of the start of the new year. This will strengthen the part­ner­ship in the Em­ploy­ment, Re­struc­tur­ing & In­solv­ency, Dis­pute...
22/10/2020
M&A pan­el 2020/II sur­vey by CMS and FIN­ANCE: Slow re­cov­ery of M&A mar­ket
Frank­furt/Main – The Ger­man M&A mar­ket is still be­ing ad­versely af­fected by the coronavir­us pan­dem­ic. Al­though sen­ti­ment is gradu­ally im­prov­ing, un­cer­tainty re­mains a fea­ture of the mar­ket and cau­tion...
21/10/2020
CMS launches unique data breach app in Ger­many
Ber­lin – Today, glob­al law firm CMS an­nounces the launch of its Breach As­sist­ant app, a tech­no­logy plat­form that gives busi­nesses af­fected by a po­ten­tial data breach a head­start dur­ing the first crit­ic­al...