Im­pact of AI & Tech­no­logy on the Funds sec­tor
AI & Tech­no­logy are dis­rupt­ing the in­vest­ment funds sec­tor, and laws and reg­u­la­tions are be­ing amended to move to­wards a more di­git­al en­vir­on­ment for fin­an­cial in­sti­tu­tions, as­set man­agers and in­vestors...
Sus­tain­ab­il­ity Claims and Gre­en­wash­ing we­bin­ar
Join CMS we­bin­ar on Sus­tain­ab­il­ity Claims and Gre­en­wash­ing, which will be presen­ted by the CMS Con­sumer Products Sec­tor Group mem­bers Nikolas Gregor from our Ger­man prac­tice, Stu­art Helmer from our UK...
Di­git­al Ho­ri­zons
 We are pleased to share with you our latest CMS thought lead­er­ship – Di­git­al Ho­ri­zons, a series of brief re­ports ex­plor­ing CEE’s di­git­al fu­ture.  Based on a re­cent sur­vey can­vassing the views of...
CMS Ex­pert Guide to on­line gambling law and reg­u­la­tion in Europe
The gambling in­dustry is con­stantly in a state of change. Check out this Ex­pert Guide to see the gambling leg­al land­scape and who to con­tact for any gambling reg­u­lat­ory con­cerns.Find out more gambling...
CMS Ex­pert Guide for dir­ect­ors and CEOs
We last up­dated this guide in April 2020 in re­sponse to the out­break of COV­ID-19 – to in­clude spe­cif­ic guid­ance for dir­ect­ors on their re­spons­ib­il­it­ies in light of the pan­dem­ic, and to provide a sum­mary...
CMS ad­vises Mowi with the en­ter­ing in­to a new EUR 1.8 bil­lion sus­tain­ab­il­ity-linked...
Frank­furt/Main – Mowi ASA, a world-lead­ing Nor­we­gi­an food com­pany in the sea­food sec­tor, re­fin­anced its ex­ist­ing bank fa­cil­ity with a EUR 1.8 bil­lion five-year se­cured re­volving cred­it fa­cil­ity. The...
CMS Ex­pat Desk Con­tact Card
When tal­ent needs to move, we’re be­hind youLiv­ing in a highly con­nec­ted world al­lows com­pan­ies to hire and mo­bil­ise skilled and tal­en­ted people al­most any­where – and loc­ate busi­ness op­er­a­tions wherever they need to be.But when con­sid­er­ing mov­ing of­fices or em­ploy­ees, there are a range of factors to con­sider. These can in­clude the polit­ic­al and eco­nom­ic con­sequences of COV­ID-19 or Brexit, the cor­por­ate and per­son­al tax im­plic­a­tions of re­lo­ca­tion – even the im­pact of sanc­tions im­posed on cer­tain coun­tries.Around the world our CMS Ex­pat Desk teams are ready to help you man­age the em­ploy­ment, tax, visa (im­mig­ra­tion) and so­cial se­cur­ity as­pects of re­lo­ca­tion.Draw­ing to­geth­er spe­cial­ists from the CMS Em­ploy­ment & Pen­sions Group and the CMS Tax Group, our teams are net­worked across loc­a­tions in Europe, Asia, Africa and Lat­in Amer­ica to of­fer you multi-jur­is­dic­tion­al sup­port – wheth­er you’re mov­ing one em­ploy­ee or a whole of­fice.Our em­phas­is is on un­der­stand­ing you and the spe­cif­ic needs of your busi­ness. By shar­ing our know­ledge, net­works and provid­ing prac­tic­al day-to-day sup­port, we aim to help make any re­lo­ca­tion pro­cess smooth, swift and fully-con­sidered – with min­im­al dis­rup­tion to your core busi­ness.Ex­plore more about our ex­per­i­ence and ser­vices be­low. To con­tact your loc­al CMS Ex­pat Desk team, please check out the group con­tact card.Ayşegül Avci and Niels Koene, Co-Heads of the CMS Ex­pat Desk
CMS Ex­pert Guide to com­mer­cial rent pay­ments
The COV­ID-19 pan­dem­ic led many ten­ants to re-ne­go­ti­ate their lease agree­ments, oth­ers in turn have stopped pay­ing rent or paid a re­duced amount.After over a year of the pan­dem­ic bring­ing vari­ous busi­ness...
CMS Ex­pert Guide to ad­vert­ising reg­u­la­tions
Al­though the ad­vert­ising in­dustry’s role re­mains to es­tab­lish and man­age the con­nec­tions between com­pan­ies and their products on one hand and con­sumers on the oth­er, ad­vert­ising has de­veloped con­sid­er­ably...
Un­fair trad­ing prac­tices in the agri-food sup­ply chain in CEE
The func­tion­ing of the food sup­ply chain has been sub­ject to ana­lys­is by the European Com­mis­sion (the “Com­mis­sion”) since 2008. One of the main find­ings that was sub­sequently iden­ti­fied was the ex­ist­ence...
CMS Ex­pert Guide to em­ploy­ment ter­min­a­tion law and le­gis­la­tion
The CMS Ex­pert Guide to Dis­missals has been cre­ated to as­sist an em­ploy­er in an­ti­cip­at­ing all the pos­sible courses of events when the de­cision has been made to ter­min­ate an em­ploy­ee (i.e. end an em­ploy­ment...
CMS re­af­firms com­mit­ment to prin­ciples of the UN Glob­al Com­pact
In 2020, CMS signed on to the United Na­tion’s Glob­al Com­pact, the world's largest cor­por­ate so­cial re­spons­ib­il­ity ini­ti­at­ive. In Au­gust 2021, CMS suc­cess­fully filed its first an­nu­al Com­mu­nic­a­tion on Pro­gress (COP) re­port with the UN. To read the full re­port click here.In the re­port, CMS re­af­firms its sup­port of the ten prin­ciples of the United Na­tions Glob­al Com­pact in the areas of hu­man rights, la­bour, en­vir­on­ment and anti-cor­rup­tion. The Com­mu­nic­a­tion on Pro­gress is an an­nu­al dis­clos­ure to stake­hold­ers on pro­gress made in im­ple­ment­ing the ten prin­ciples of the UN Glob­al Com­pact and in sup­port­ing broad­er UN de­vel­op­ment goals.CMS re­mains com­mit­ted to run­ning its busi­ness eth­ic­ally and sus­tain­ably, in­cor­por­at­ing the UN prin­ciples in its busi­ness strategy, cul­ture and daily op­er­a­tions.To read more about how CMS is do­ing busi­ness re­spons­ibly, click here.