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20/11/2023
How to navigate challenging con­ver­sa­tions
Managing challenging con­ver­sa­tions takes courage and conviction. Whether we’re challenging the point of view of an important stakeholder or having a disagreement with a colleague, it can be difficult...
15/11/2023
Extended Producer Re­spons­ib­il­ity
Extended Producer Re­spons­ib­il­ity will be affecting most food and drink producers to an extent. As the law in this area continues to develop, CMS and the Food and Drink Federation will present an update...
02/11/2023
The Future of Renewables seminar and drinks reception
We are delighted to be back again in our Edinburgh offices for the Autumn Future of Renewables session, with speakers from CMS, Scottish National Investment Bank and Land Use Consultants looking at current...
02/11/2023
CMS Risk Essentials - Dealing with Distressed Companies
In the current challenging economic climate, it is likely that you may face a contractual counterparty that is experiencing financial dif­fi­culties, including some which may un­for­tu­nately enter into a...
19/10/2023
Construction Focus breakfast seminar
We are very pleased to welcome you to the latest edition of our Construction Focus breakfast seminar series, taking place at our Sheffield offices on 19 October 2023. This event is the fourth in­stal­ment...
18/10/2023
The future of the FCA’s Consumer Duty: Hopes and Expectations
Join us for an in-person panel discussion on the future of the Consumer Duty on 18 October starting at 4.30pm at our offices.The event will be chaired by Elisabeth Bremner, partner in our Financial Services...
12/10/2023
Global Life Sciences & Healthcare Forum 2023
Blurring Boundaries - Exploring the convergence of life sciences and law
11/10/2023
CMS Black History Month Quiz Night
Celebrating #Black­His­tory­Month at CMSThe embRACE Committee is delighted to invite you to the CMS Black History Month Quiz Night. The aim of this event is to provide an opportunity to learn more about...
09/10/2023
Strength­en­ing trust in your business re­la­tion­ships
Trust is the conduit of influence. It increases loyalty, information sharing, col­lab­or­a­tion, and the acceptance of new ideas all of which enhance quality re­la­tion­ships - and make it so much easier to...
05/10/2023
ON POINT: DOING BUSINESS IN SCOTLAND IN CHALLENGING TIMES
Being successful in business is tough. In challenging times, it’s even tough­er.Rising costs, talent shortages, growing regulatory demands, rap­idly-ad­van­cing technology and fickle markets. It’s a lot...
04/10/2023
The Funding Journey: Debt and/or equity – the ingredients to success
At all stages of a business’ lifecycle funding will never be too far away from the top of the agenda around the Board table. Join our expert speakers, Fiona Henderson and Bruce Harvie, for an in­ter­act­ive...
26/09/2023
FCA introduction of new regulatory gateway for firms which approve financial...
Back­groundUn­der section 21 of FSMA, currently any firm that is authorised under the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (FSMA), may approve a financial promotion by another unauthorised person. However...