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CMS Scot­land - work­ing with you, here and glob­ally
CMS Scot­land is fo­cused on sup­port­ing cli­ents through these chal­len­ging times, help­ing en­sure their busi­nesses will con­tin­ue to prosper and se­cure new op­por­tun­it­ies in a rap­idly chan­ging en­vir­on­ment...
High­lights of our ex­per­i­ence in TV Pro­duc­tion - Mer­gers & Ac­quis­i­tions
We have dec­ades of ex­per­i­ence of act­ing on cor­por­ate trans­ac­tions which have shaped the tele­vi­sion pro­duc­tion in­dustry. The com­bin­a­tion of our mar­ket lead­ing cor­por­ate team, me­dia sec­tor fo­cus, full ser­vice...
Fund­ing for films, tele­vi­sion and oth­er au­dio-visu­al works in West­ern Europe
When se­lect­ing a des­tin­a­tion for your film or tele­vi­sion pro­duc­tion, there are a num­ber of key is­sues to con­sider: (i) the track re­cord and avail­ab­il­ity of lead­ing in­dustry pro­fes­sion­als and crew; (ii)...
Ship­ping & Mari­time
CMS has 74 of­fices in 42 coun­tries across Europe, the Middle East, Rus­sia, China, Hong Kong, North Africa and Lat­in Amer­ica. We are re­cog­nised as a lead­ing law firm both in the UK and glob­ally, de­liv­er­ing...
High­lights of our ex­per­i­ence in Health­care
Spire Health­care on a wide range of trans­ac­tions, in­clud­ing the dis­pos­al of two can­cer centres and the es­tab­lish­ment of a part­ner­ship with Gen­es­is Care. We also ad­vised on a cov­er­age dis­pute with its...
Vehicle to Grid Tech­no­logy: Com­mer­cial­isa­tion Path­ways
CMS has pub­lished Vehicle to Grid Tech­no­logy: Com­mer­cial­isa­tion Path­ways, our latest re­port on the en­ergy trans­ition which as­sesses V2G and the obstacles we need to over­come to ac­cess the valu­able be­ne­fits...
CMS In­ter­na­tion­al In­ward In­vest­ment Cov­er­age
When do­ing busi­ness in Asia-Pa­cific, the fast­est grow­ing re­gion in the world, you want to be work­ing with law­yers who can sup­port you and your busi­ness on all your re­gion­al leg­al needs. You are also...
Eth­ics: the fu­ture of tax plan­ning
Mor­al­ity and eth­ics now dom­in­ate the in­ter­na­tion­al tax plan­ning land­scape, rais­ing ma­jor ques­tions for com­pan­ies, le­gis­lat­ors and ad­visers. Even in spe­cif­ic cases, the is­sues are rarely black and white.In...
CMS Life Sci­ences & Health­care Glob­al Bro­chure
With more than 300 law­yers, pat­ent at­tor­neys, sci­ent­ists and aca­dem­ics’ across CMS and the sup­port of the Life Sci­ences Asia-Pa­cific Net­work (LAN), we un­der­stand the sci­entif­ic and com­mer­cial as well...
CMS Com­pet­i­tion Con­tact Card
The CMS Com­pet­i­tion Group has more than 180 com­pet­i­tion law­yers in 48 cit­ies in 34 coun­tries, mak­ing it one of the largest com­pet­i­tion teams in Europe. We can read­ily bol­ster our teams with com­pet­i­tion...
Tak­ing Stock 2019
This CMS re­port, in part­ner­ship with Re­tail Eco­nom­ics, looks at the out­look for the Con­sumer & Re­tail sec­tor in the cur­rent eco­nom­ic cli­mate, from con­sumer spend­ing to sub­sect­or fore­casts and trends to...
High­lights of our ex­per­i­ence in House­hold in the UK
Hoover, the lead­ing sup­pli­er of elec­tric­al ap­pli­ances, on a ma­jor pen­sions deal.Sam­son­ite, the world's largest travel lug­gage com­pany on UK and EUTM port­fo­li­os in­clud­ing deal­ing with new fil­ings, op­pos­i­tions...