Cologne – The 2010 German-French CMS Prize goes to Dr. Anna Cryns. CMS Hasche Sigle and CMS Bureau Francis Lefebvre today awarded the transnational prize for her dissertation entitled "Shareholder Debt Financing in France and Interest Deduction Ceiling in Germany – A Comparative Law Study" in Cologne. This year's prize-winner wrote the dissertation at the University of Cologne as part of her doctoral studies.
The congratulatory address was delivered by Dr Werner Hoyer, minister of state at the Foreign Office and commissioner for German-French cooperation.
CMS Bureau Francis Lefebvre and CMS Hasche Sigle first awarded the joint German- French CMS Prize in 2005 in order to promote the exploration of legal or tax topics on a comparative basis in both countries. The award is made to postgraduates for theses or dissertations.
The Franco-German CMS Workgroup is led jointly by partners Dr Gerd Leutner, CMS Hasche Sigle and François Hellio, CMS Bureau Francis Lefebvre.
For further information, please contact :
CMS Bureau Francis Lefebvre
Florence Jouffroy / Tel: +33 1 47 38 40 32
Laetitia Mostowski / Tel: +33 1 47 38 40 74