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CMS Workation Guide
Employers are facing increasing demands in connection with the flexibilization of the workplace. In the context of the developments surrounding "New Work", the topic of "workation" is of immense importance. The following guide provides an overview of the labor and tax law implications of mobile working abroad and tips on general feasibility in the company.
Guide on international data transfers – Drawing on the Schrems II Case
On 16 July 2020, almost five years after the Safe Harbour Agreement between the European Union and United States was ruled invalid, the Court of Justice of the European Union delivered a judgment on...
AI in Life Sciences
Artificial intelligence is not new: the term itself was coined over 60 years ago. However, the convergence of data volume, processing power and technical capability has convinced many that the AI era...
Energy Transition: Evolution or Revolution?
The energy transition is upon us – Greta Thunberg and Extinction Rebellion continue to generate more headlines than Greenpeace and, in Europe at least, there is significant societal pressure to move...
International Disputes Digest - Winter Edition 2019
Back to main page Welcome to the winter edition of our International Disputes Digest, a bi-annual publication featuring analysis and commentary on the key trends currently shaping the global dispute resolution...
CMS Public Procurement Toolbox of Remedies
Public procurement is the largest single global marketplace, accounting for around one-fifth of worldwide GDP. In this increasingly international marketplace, companies need to have confidence that public...
E-public procurement
On 18 October 2018 obligatory e-procurement rules entered into force in many EU member states. The CMS Public Procurement Group has the pleasure of sharing key information regarding multiple jur­is­dic­tions.   Pub­lic...
CMS European Real Estate Deal Point Study 2019
A first glance suggests there were no major changes in the European investment market in 2018, with the investment volume being roughly the same as in the previous year at around EUR 264bn. However...
International Disputes Digest - Summer Edition 2019
Back to main page Welcome to our International Disputes Digest, a new bi-annual publication featuring analysis and commentary on the key trends currently shaping the global dispute resolution market...
Employment Challenge
Doing business across Europe, Asia and Latin America is complex and can be confusing. Laws, languages and cultures mean that local jurisdictions vary widely. And in the case of employment legislation...
CMS Soil and Groundwater Contamination Guide
From the 1970s onwards, soil and groundwater contamination has become an increasingly important regulatory issue. However, there are still no uniform regulations. Numerous sets of rules have been developed...
CMS Guide to Employment Issues in M&A Transactions
CMS Employment Practice Area Group is pleased to share with you the 2019 edition of the CMS Guide to Employment Issues in M&A Transactions. While mergers and acquisitions (M&A) tend to be led by corporate...