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05/08/2021
Sus­tain­able Fin­ance June series
This brief­ing note con­siders EU Tax­onomy, Tech­nic­al Screen­ing Cri­ter­ia for Cli­mate Mit­ig­a­tion and Cli­mate Ad­apt­a­tion, the im­plic­a­tions of the fi­nal­isa­tion of this Del­eg­ated Act in terms of the dis­clos­ure...
05/08/2021
CMS Glob­al Fintech Up­date
The leg­al frame­work in the fintech in­dustry is chan­ging very quickly and some­times var­ies greatly from jur­is­dic­tion to jur­is­dic­tion.Our glob­al up­date, will give you an over­view of the latest changes and top­ics we have been deal­ing with in Europe, Africa and Lat­in Amer­ica re­gion. This will give you an at a glance sum­mary of a num­ber of art­icles that we have pro­duced on a loc­al basis.For a more in-depth ana­lys­is or for any ques­tions, please reach out to your usu­al CMS con­tact or lis­ted in this up­date Fintech ex­perts.
04/08/2021
Road to COP 26: Re­ima­gin­ing Tour­ism (Video)
Our Road to COP26 Re­ima­gined series looks ahead and an­ti­cip­ates the is­sues and op­por­tun­it­ies that cli­mate change presents across a num­ber of sec­tors and areas that im­pact our cli­ents.   In this video...
04/08/2021
UK trans­port de­car­bon­isa­tion strategy – im­pact for avi­ation sec­tor
On 14 Ju­ly 2021, the UK De­part­ment for Trans­port (“DfT”) pub­lished a wide-reach­ing policy plan on de­car­bon­ising trans­port and the tar­gets and am­bi­tions re­quired to meet the UK’s net-zero tar­gets...
04/08/2021
3D shape of a lip­stick ac­cep­ted as an EU trade mark by the Gen­er­al Court
It is no­tori­ously dif­fi­cult to re­gister shapes as trade marks, be­cause con­sumers are not ac­cus­tomed to identi­fy­ing the ori­gin of spe­cif­ic products based on their ap­pear­ance alone without any oth­er graph­ic...
03/08/2021
High Court nar­rows the scope of data breach claims – wel­come news for cor­por­ates
On Fri­day 30 Ju­ly the High Court handed down an im­port­ant judg­ment for busi­nesses at risk of lit­ig­a­tion fol­low­ing ac­ci­dent­al data breaches. This is an in­creas­ingly pre­val­ent is­sue. In March this year...
03/08/2021
Li­cens­ing of res­id­en­tial prop­erty – in­creased use of ad­di­tion­al li­cens­ing...
Li­cens­ing is in­creas­ingly an is­sue for res­id­en­tial land­lords as the rules have been tightened by a num­ber of loc­al hous­ing au­thor­it­ies.   There are three types of li­cens­ing: man­dat­ory; ad­di­tion­al and...
03/08/2021
Oil & Gas – You re­ject if you want to, the Product is not for re­jec­tion!
The Com­mer­cial Court has de­cided that a Buy­er un­der the BP Gen­er­al Terms and Con­di­tions for Sales and Pur­chases of Crude Oil and Pet­ro­leum Products 2015 Edi­tion was not en­titled to re­ject off-spec Product...
02/08/2021
New HM Treas­ury Con­sulta­tion Re­sponse: chan­ging the way fin­an­cial pro­mo­tions...
On 22 June 2021, HM Treas­ury (“HMT”) pub­lished its re­sponse (the “Con­sulta­tion Re­sponse”) to its earli­er con­sulta­tion (the “Con­sulta­tion”) in Ju­ly 2020, an­noun­cing changes to le­gis­la­tion and...
02/08/2021
New HM Treas­ury Con­sulta­tion Re­sponse: chan­ging the way fin­an­cial pro­mo­tions...
On 22 June 2021, HM Treas­ury (“HMT”) pub­lished its re­sponse (the “Con­sulta­tion Re­sponse”) to its earli­er con­sulta­tion (the “Con­sulta­tion”) in Ju­ly 2020, an­noun­cing changes to le­gis­la­tion and...
02/08/2021
Ofgem con­sults on pro­posed changes to en­force­ment pro­ced­ure
On 9 June 2021, Ofgem pub­lished a con­sulta­tion (the “Con­sulta­tion”) pro­pos­ing a range of modi­fic­a­tions to its En­force­ment Guidelines (the “Guidelines”) and state­ment of policy with re­spect to...
30/07/2021
CMS Life Sci­ences & Health­care Glob­al Bro­chure
With big deals fuel­ling re­cord levels of M&A activ­ity, a steady stream of in­nov­at­ive and dis­rupt­ive tech­no­lo­gies, new and in­creas­ingly com­plex reg­u­lat­ory chal­lenges and a thriv­ing start-up com­munity...