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26 November 2020
CMS Pen­sions Brief­ing DC Schemes and Mas­ter Trusts - Novem­ber 2020
Wel­come to the first of our new reg­u­lar brief­ings on top­ic­al is­sues fa­cing defined con­tri­bu­tion (DC) pen­sion ar­range­ments. With the steady de­cline of DB pen­sion pro­vi­sion, DC pen­sion of­fer­ings have grown...
25 November 2020
CMS Ex­pert Guide to pop­u­lar in­vest­ment vehicles
This guide gives a quick re­view of some of the most pop­u­lar fund vehicles for in­sti­tu­tion­al in­vest­ment in real as­sets.The se­lec­tion of a vehicle has a num­ber of com­mon themes in­clud­ing the loc­a­tion of...
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01 December 2020
The Fu­ture is Now: The New World of Work
As coun­tries con­tin­ue to struggle with COV­ID-19 while also try­ing to re­tain at least a semb­lance of busi­ness as usu­al, the way we work has been changed ex­tens­ively, in some re­spects po­ten­tially forever.The...
26 November 2020
COV­ID-19: European Com­mis­sion ap­proves EUR 22.2 mil­lion Cyp­ri­ot loan in...
By its de­cision of 18 Novem­ber 2020, the European Com­mis­sion ap­proved a Cyp­ri­ot aid scheme with a budget of EUR 22.2 mil­lion in fa­vour of Her­mes Air­ports Lim­ited, the op­er­at­or of Larnaka and Pa­fos in­ter­na­tion­al...
25 November 2020
CMS ad­vises AD­IB (UK) on Shari­ah com­pli­ant fin­an­cing for busi­ness park...
In­ter­na­tion­al law firm CMS has ad­vised Abu Dh­abi Is­lam­ic Bank (AD­IB UK), a lead­ing Shari­ah com­pli­ant fin­an­cial in­sti­tu­tion headquartered in Abu Dh­abi, UAE with an of­fice in Lon­don, on an £18.9 mil­lion...
09 November 2020
CMS Ex­pert Guide to mo­bile work­ing
Al­though chal­lenges brought on by the pan­dem­ic vary from coun­try to coun­try, COV­ID-19 has changed the way we work and do busi­ness. The situ­ation has also raised ques­tions: Will the pan­dem­ic's im­pact be...
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02 December 2020
IP In­sights: Tricks and tips for EU trade mark con­ver­sion and over­view...
Con­ver­sion is an ex­tremely use­ful way for the trade mark own­ers to main­tain pro­tec­tion of their rights which - for vari­ous reas­ons - can no longer be pro­tec­ted at the EU level. It has par­tic­u­lar im­port­ance...
26 November 2020
A Green In­dus­tri­al Re­volu­tion: the UK’s plan to build back “green­er”
Ahead of the Chan­cel­lor’s spend­ing re­view, which fo­cused on how the UK can “Build Back Bet­ter” in re­sponse to Cov­id-19, the De­part­ment for Busi­ness, En­ergy and In­dus­tri­al Strategy (“BEIS”) un­veiled...
24 November 2020
CMS ad­vises Urb­an&Civic on £506m of­fer from the Wellcome Trust
In­ter­na­tion­al law firm CMS has ad­vised long-stand­ing cli­ent Urb­an&Civic plc on a £506 mil­lion re­com­men­ded cash of­fer from glob­al char­it­able found­a­tion the Wellcome Trust. The pro­posed trans­ac­tion com­prises...
27 October 2020
CMS Ex­pert Guide on sexu­al har­ass­ment in the work­place
Wel­come to our CMS Ex­pert Guide on sexu­al har­ass­ment in the work­place. How dif­fer­ent coun­tries re­spon­ded to the #MeT­oo move­ment and how the law reg­u­lates work­place har­ass­ment on a glob­al scale were key...
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03 December 2020
We­bin­ar: Work­ing with In­flu­en­cers – an in­sider’s per­spect­ive
Re­pla­cing our usu­al an­nu­al Ad­vert­ising & Mar­ket­ing Con­fer­ence, we're de­lighted to in­vite you to our new series of on­line events provid­ing up­dates on leg­al and reg­u­lat­ory is­sues af­fect­ing the ad­vert­ising...
26 November 2020
Neg­li­gence claim against NHS Trust barred by il­leg­al­ity de­fence
In a un­an­im­ous de­cision, the Su­preme Court has held that the il­leg­al­ity de­fence barred a claimant con­victed of man­slaughter from claim­ing dam­ages for losses she suffered as a res­ult of an earli­er crim­in­al...