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November 2020
Per­son­al tax­a­tion in France
Let's be hon­est, France has nev­er been an award-win­ner in the field of tax­a­tion. Yet, in the past two years, the French gov­ern­ment has rolled out the red car­pet to new­comers. So, come and in­vest in France!...
25 November 2020
Hy­dro­gen pro­jects: What’s ahead in Asia Pa­cific?
Re­cog­nising the grow­ing role that hy­dro­gen will play in the net-zero fu­ture, gov­ern­ments and policy makers around the world are ramp­ing up ef­forts to bring for­ward policies that will fa­cil­it­ate the growth...
23 November 2020
EU high court con­firms CBD is not a nar­cot­ic
In a long-awaited rul­ing, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) cla­ri­fied that the can­nabis act­ive in­gredi­ent Can­na­bi­d­i­ol (CBD) is not to be clas­si­fied as a nar­cot­ic. France sub­mits ques­tion on CBD in e-ci­gar­ettes...
24 November 2020
Glob­al Di­git­al Health Fest­iv­al - Vir­tu­al: Di­git­al trends trans­form­ing HealthTech...
Day 2: Con­ver­gence & col­lab­or­a­tion me­di­um­Di­git­al tech­no­logy in­vest­ment is an ‘ex­cit­ing mar­ket­place’ with in­nov­a­tion driv­ing a rad­ic­al re­cal­ib­ra­tion of health­care and ush­er­ing in a new era of col­lab­or­a­tion...
01 December 2020
The Fu­ture is Now: The New World of Work
As coun­tries con­tin­ue to struggle with COV­ID-19 while also try­ing to re­tain at least a semb­lance of busi­ness as usu­al, the way we work has been changed ex­tens­ively, in some re­spects po­ten­tially forever.The...
23 November 2020
Turk­ish Cap­it­al Mar­kets Board ap­plies "Sus­tain­ab­il­ity Prin­ciples" to pub­lic...
The Turk­ish Cap­it­al Mar­kets Board (“Board”) has amended the Cor­por­ate Gov­ernance Com­mu­niqué (“Com­mu­niqué”) (pub­lished in the Of­fi­cial Gaz­ette No 31262 of 2 Oc­to­ber 2020) and ad­ded an Art­icle...
17 November 2020
CMS Dis­putes Talk
In these un­cer­tain times, glob­al busi­nesses in al­most every sec­tor are fa­cing chal­lenges brought about by an un­pre­ced­en­ted op­er­a­tion­al cli­mate. Ac­tions and de­cisions taken dur­ing and im­me­di­ately after...
23 November 2020
15 Asia Pa­cific (“APAC”) Na­tions Sign The Re­gion­al Com­pre­hens­ive Eco­nom­ic...
What is the RCEP? Signed dur­ing this year’s (mostly on­line) ASEAN sum­mit with ne­go­ti­ations hav­ing star­ted in 2012, the RCEP cre­ates the largest free trade agree­ment in the world in terms of gross do­mest­ic...
13 November 2020
BRI - View from CEE
China’s Belt and Road ini­ti­at­ive has the po­ten­tial to help na­tions across Cent­ral and East­ern Europe meet their di­verse and grow­ing in­fra­struc­ture needs. Nearly every coun­try in the re­gion has signed a Belt and Road agree­ment with China, and most are on the trade routes that China plans to en­hance. But after ini­tial op­tim­ism the re­gion has lagged be­hind oth­ers in de­vel­op­ing Belt and Road pro­jects, with vari­ous polit­ic­al, eco­nom­ic and op­er­a­tion­al is­sues slow­ing pro­gress.The latest in a series of Belt and Road re­ports from CMS ex­am­ines the sen­ti­ment in the re­gion to­wards BRI, the chal­lenges that ex­ist, and the steps Belt and Road par­ti­cipants can take to achieve suc­cess. ht­tp://view.cer­os.com/cms-em­bed/bri-cee-sec­tor-high­lights/p/1750560left­fal­seTop­ics covered in the re­port in­clude:Belt and Road 2.0 – a more sus­tain­able ap­proach to de­vel­op­mentThe sec­tors at­tract­ing most in­terest among Belt and Road par­ti­cipant­sThe ef­fects of Cov­id-19 on Belt and Ro­ad­Mit­ig­at­ing Belt and Road risk and man­aging dis­pute­sAs well as look­ing at Belt and Road across CEE, we ex­am­ine at its im­pact to date in Ukraine and Rus­sia, and their po­ten­tial for fu­ture in­vest­ment.
23 November 2020
In­dia in­tro­duces man­dat­ory stay on en­force­ment of do­mest­ic ar­bit­ral awards...
Over­view On 4 Novem­ber 2020 the Gov­ern­ment of In­dia is­sued the Ar­bit­ra­tion and Con­cili­ation (Amend­ment) Or­din­ance 2020 (the “Or­din­ance Amend­ment”) - modi­fy­ing by im­me­di­ate ef­fect In­dia’s Ar­bit­ra­tion...
13 November 2020
#gambling­shorts video series
In our series #gambling­shorts, CMS law­yers from around the world talk about the latest de­vel­op­ments in gambling reg­u­la­tion in their coun­try. Find the videos be­low.
20 November 2020
Gambling Com­mis­sion’s En­force­ment Re­port and Na­tion­al Stra­tegic As­sess­ment
On 6 Novem­ber 2020, the Gambling Com­mis­sion (the “Com­mis­sion”) pub­lished its: latest an­nu­al Com­pli­ance and En­force­ment Re­port, ‘Rais­ing Stand­ards for Con­sumers’ (the “Re­port”);...