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16 April 2021
CMS ad­vises Panason­ic Europe on sale of AD­Comms
In­ter­na­tion­al law firm CMS has ad­vised Panason­ic Europe B.V (Panason­ic) on the sale of AD­Comms, a spe­cial­ist in solu­tions and ser­vices to op­er­at­ors of mis­sion-crit­ic­al in­fra­struc­ture with­in the UK rail...
15 April 2021
CMS Mari­time Over­view
Against the back­drop of an in­cred­ibly chal­len­ging year for the glob­al mari­time in­dustry this pub­lic­a­tion from our CMS Ship­ping team ex­am­ines a num­ber of key as­pects of the ship­ping in­dustry pushed in­to...
15 April 2021
CMS Pen­sions Brief­ing DC Schemes and Mas­ter Trusts – April 2021
Wel­come to our second reg­u­lar brief­ing on top­ic­al is­sues fa­cing defined con­tri­bu­tion (DC) pen­sion ar­range­ments. In this brief­ing we ex­plore, amongst oth­er things, TPR’s re­cent DC schemes sur­vey, a...
15 April 2021
Avi­ation claims: com­pens­a­tion pay­able for flight can­cel­la­tion due to pi­lot’s...
“The con­sumer’s right to com­pens­a­tion un­der the Reg­u­la­tion can­not de­pend on when and where the mem­ber of staff ate the sus­pect prawn sand­wich” – Coulson LJ, Lipt­on v BA City Fly­er Ltd [2021] EW­CA...
14 April 2021
Pre­pare for scru­tiny of your be­ha­viour - 2021 and bey­ond (Video)
As the world takes stock of glob­al events in 2020, many will be hop­ing for more stable, and bright­er, times ahead. Amidst the sea of change that 2020 brought, it also saw a slow­ing of daily life and more...
14 April 2021
COV­ID-19: European Com­mis­sion ap­proves Finnish aid for Finavia
On 17 March 2021, the Com­mis­sion ap­proved a Finnish scheme to sup­port air­port op­er­at­or “Finavia” in the con­text of the coronavir­us crisis. Like many oth­er air­port op­er­at­ors, Finavia suffered a sig­ni­fic­ant...
14 April 2021
Court of Ap­peal main­tains ‘Brit­ish Gym­nastics’ trade marks in­fringed by...
In its re­cent de­cision in UK Gym­nastics Ltd & Ors v Brit­ish Am­a­teur Gym­nastics As­so­ci­ation[1], the Court of Ap­peal up­held the rul­ing in the IPEC[2] that the De­fend­ants’ use of ‘UK Gym­nastics’ in­fringed...
14 April 2021
New parties can­not be ad­ded to an is­sued claim form without con­sent
A re­cent de­cision in the High Court (Vari­ous Claimants v G4S plc [2021] EWHC 524 (Ch)) has high­lighted the po­ten­tial pit­falls for claimants when at­tempt­ing to in­clude new parties in­to pro­ceed­ings when...
14 April 2021
The FCA and PRA ask banks to re­view their ar­range­ments with de­pos­it ag­greg­at­ors
On 14 April 2021, the Fin­an­cial Con­duct Au­thor­ity (FCA) and Pruden­tial Reg­u­la­tion Au­thor­ity (PRA) sent a “Dear CEO Let­ter” to the chief ex­ec­ut­ive of­ficers of banks and build­ing so­ci­et­ies re­gard­ing...
14 April 2021
The OPSS launch con­sulta­tion on mod­ern­ising product safety laws
The Of­fice for Product Safety and Stand­ards (OPSS) have launched a Call for Evid­ence seek­ing views from man­u­fac­tur­ers, dis­trib­ut­ors, con­sumers and the wider pub­lic on the long-term ap­proach to product...
14 April 2021
The FCA and PRA ask banks to re­view their ar­range­ments with de­pos­it ag­greg­at­ors
On 14 April 2021, the Fin­an­cial Con­duct Au­thor­ity (FCA) and Pruden­tial Reg­u­la­tion Au­thor­ity (PRA) sent a “Dear CEO Let­ter” to the chief ex­ec­ut­ive of­ficers of banks and build­ing so­ci­et­ies re­gard­ing...
13 April 2021
CMS fur­ther strengthens UK pen­sions prac­tice with ap­point­ment of 19th part­ner
Build­ing on the con­tin­ued growth of the UK pen­sions prac­tice, CMS is pleased to an­nounce the pro­mo­tion of Laura Clarke to part­ner. Laura’s ap­point­ment brings the total num­ber of part­ners in the UK Pen­sions...