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08 March 2021
Muslim Wo­men in the Cor­por­ate Work­place
As part of In­ter­na­tion­al Wo­men’s Day, the CMS Muslim Net­work, in col­lab­or­a­tion with CMS Wo­men’s Net­work, is host­ing an event to dis­cuss some com­mon mis­con­cep­tions Muslim wo­men face in the cor­por­ate...
17 March 2021
Fu­ture Fa­cing Dis­putes: Ac­count­ab­il­ity in a chan­ging leg­al land­scape
Every day, our lives and busi­nesses are af­fected by the ac­tions and de­cisions of oth­ers. The ques­tion of how we hold de­cision-makers ac­count­able for their ac­tions is by no means a new one, but it will...
March 2021
CMS In­fra­struc­ture: The Road to Re­cov­ery Pod­cast
Wel­come to the CMS In­fra­struc­ture: The Road to Re­cov­ery pod­cast and video series. A series of short ‘in con­ver­sa­tion with’ in­ter­views with CMS part­ners, law­yers and their cli­ents on the fu­ture of...
March 2021
CMS Oil and Gas 2020 An­nu­al Re­view Pod­cast
Wel­come to the CMS Oil and Gas 2020 An­nu­al Re­view pod­cast and video series. In this series we dis­cuss the latest de­vel­op­ments in Eng­lish Oil and Gas law and what it means for the in­dustry. Top­ics in­clude:Joint...
26 February 2021
On­line harms reg­u­la­tion gains mo­mentum and shape
At the end of last year, the Gov­ern­ment pub­lished its long-awaited re­sponse to the con­sulta­tion on on­line harms. The re­sponse (the “Re­sponse”) (al­most) puts to bed nearly two years of spec­u­la­tion...
February 2021
CMS we­binars on de­mand
Catch up on the latest leg­al changes with re­cord­ings from our re­cent we­binars To help you stay up to date with changes in law and reg­u­la­tion, CMS hosts reg­u­lar we­binars and pod­casts on a range of top­ic...
25 February 2021
Play­ing by the rules: in­tro­du­cing the Con­struc­tion Play­book
The UK Gov­ern­ment pub­lished its first Na­tion­al In­fra­struc­ture Strategy in Novem­ber 2020 set­ting out plans for an “in­fra­struc­ture re­volu­tion” with spend­ing of £600bn over 5 years and a fo­cus on in­nov­a­tion...
25 February 2021
The ICO’s adtech in­dustry in­vest­ig­a­tion re­sumes
In­tro­duc­tion On 22 Janu­ary 2021, the In­form­a­tion Com­mis­sion­er’s Of­fice (ICO) an­nounced that it was re­sum­ing its in­vest­ig­a­tion in­to the adtech in­dustry, which had fo­cused spe­cific­ally on real time bid­ding...
24 February 2021
The ICO’s adtech in­dustry in­vest­ig­a­tion re­sumes
In­tro­duc­tion On 22 Janu­ary 2021, the In­form­a­tion Com­mis­sion­er’s Of­fice (ICO) an­nounced that it was re­sum­ing its in­vest­ig­a­tion in­to the adtech in­dustry, which had fo­cused spe­cific­ally on real time bid­ding...
24 February 2021
The FCA Test Case: Video Series
The Su­preme Court de­livered its keenly-an­ti­cip­ated judg­ment in the FCA’s Test Case on non-dam­age busi­ness in­ter­rup­tion (BI) cov­er for losses arising from the COV­ID-19 pan­dem­ic on 15 Janu­ary 2021. The...
24 February 2021
The Su­preme Court rules that Uber drivers are work­ers
On Fri­day, the Su­preme Court re­leased its eagerly-an­ti­cip­ated judg­ment in the case of Uber BV and oth­ers v Aslam, Far­rar and oth­ers [2021] UK­SC 5, un­an­im­ously dis­miss­ing Uber’s ap­peal and up­hold­ing...
24 February 2021
Busi­ness rates – “Sham” ar­range­ment held an in­ef­fect­ive rates avoid­ance...
In the re­cent de­cision of Isle In­vest­ments Ltd v Leeds City Coun­cil [2021] EWHC Ad­min 345 the High Court has up­held a Ma­gis­trates’ Court de­cision that a busi­ness rates avoid­ance scheme was a sham and...