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08/03/2024
Effects of the ESG Transformation on D&I – Is it helping with developing...
This International Women's Day, join us for an online discussion on the effects of the ESG transformation in developing diversity and in­clu­sion.  Or­gan­ized on 8 March 2024, this event is a testament to our ongoing commitment to championing the cause of women across all spheres of professional life.  Our goal is to explore whether the ESG transformation has been a catalyst for developing equality, offering insights into how these global standards are reshaping the dynamics of D&I. Event high­lights:En­gage with an esteemed panel of speakers who are at the forefront of the ESG and D&I do­mains. Ex­am­ine the tangible impacts of ESG initiatives on creating equitable opportunities for all.Discover strategies and best practices for integrating ESG and D&I principles.Enjoy a spotlight on women's advancement.  Featured speakers Luciano Duque-Cordero, Legal Counsel at UniCredit Bank Austria AG and External Lecturer at FH Joanneum, brings a wealth of international legal expertise, with a focus on financial services and corporate law. His diverse experience spans across Austria, China, and various global roles, offering unique insights into the ESG transformation's impact on diversity and inclusion.Fiona Watson, Senior Director in Redefining Value at the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), a role that leverages her extensive background in corporate law, finance and sustainability. Her work in leading transformative agendas around corporate performance and accountability makes her an authoritative voice on the intersection of ESG initiatives and D&I efforts. Your participation matters! Whether you're a seasoned professional or just embarking on your career journey, your voice adds valuable perspective to our collective exploration of ESG's role in shaping a more equitable world. Join us in shaping a more inclusive future this International Women's Day.
21/02/2024
Crypto Tax Legislation & Law in Croatia
1. Is there a specific legislation issued for the taxation of crypto-assets or do general national tax law principles apply because the tax legislator has not regulated this so far? No tax rule specifically...
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19/02/2024
Real estate finance law in Croatia
A. Mortgages 1. Can security be granted to a foreign lender? Yes. 2. Can lenders take a mortgage over land and buildings on the land? Yes. 2.1 The distinction between mortgages on land and buildings...
13/02/2024
The EU Parliament and Council reached an agreement on ESG rating
On 5 February 2024, the European Parliament (the Parliament) and the Council of the European Union (the Council) reached a provisional agreement on the EU Commission's proposal from June 2023 for a regulation...
13/02/2024
EU legislative initiatives on recovery and resolution planning for insurance...
With the compromise proposal for an Insurance Recovery and Resolution Directive (IRRD) published by the EU Council in January 2024, EU legislative initiatives to establish a recovery and resolution framework...
13/02/2024
The dynamic world of start-ups and M&A
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09/02/2024
ESMA reports on impact-washing concerns around funds focused on the United...
IntroductionOn 1 February 2024, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) published an article on the efficiency of funds focused on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)...
07/02/2024
CMS Expert Guide to Crypto Regulation in Croatia
Disclaimer: This chapter was last updated on 18 September 2023 and does not reflect any subsequent developments. The information provided is intended for general informational purposes and should not...
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06/02/2024
Employment issues in M&A transactions in Croatia
A. Share Deal I. Obligations of the purchaser 1. Check whether: any circumstances of the deal may trigger a requirement for a transfer of undertakings (‘prenošenje ugovora o radu na novog poslo­davca’)...
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30/01/2024
What’s in a name? Updated EMA guideline on naming medicinal products processed...
The updated EMA Guideline on the acceptability of names for human medicinal products processed through the centralised procedure was adopted by CHMP in December 2023 and came into effect on 1 January...
26/01/2024
CMS Expert Guide to Mastering OECD's Pillar Two in Croatia
1.Has there been a formal indication of the intention to implement Pillar Two/GloBE rules? Yes. 2. What is the implementation status of Pillar Two/GloBE rules? The EU Directive 2022/2523, which provides...
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25/01/2024
Emerging Europe M&A Report 2023/2024
Despite geopolitical tensions, fears of recession and strong inflationary pressures across the EU, as well as the fiscal tightening needed to contain them, M&A in the CEE region has remained reasonably buoyant. Findings from the CMS Emer­ging Europe M&A 2023/24 report, published in cooperation with EMIS, demonstrate the resilience of the Emerging Europe deals market as activity holds firm against a backdrop of geopolitical tensions and strong inflationary pressures. Welcome to the 2023/24 edition of the Emerging Europe report.