CMS Ex­pert Guide to mo­bile work­ing
Al­though chal­lenges brought on by the pan­dem­ic vary from coun­try to coun­try, COV­ID-19 has changed the way we work and do busi­ness. The situ­ation has also raised ques­tions: Will the pan­dem­ic's im­pact be...
CMS An­nu­al Tax Con­fer­ence 2023
We are de­lighted to in­vite you to at­tend our an­nu­al CMS Tax Con­fer­ence 2023.   Our spe­cial guest speak­er Prof. Dr. Wern­er Haslehner, Uni­versity of Lux­em­bourg, will de­scribe how the EU tax en­vir­on­ment has evolved over the past few years and how Lux­em­bourg is deal­ing with EU ini­ti­at­ives and de­vel­op­ments in terms of eco­nom­ic sub­stance.   A pan­el of CMS ex­perts will then dis­cuss the po­s­i­tion of for­eign jur­is­dic­tions when it comes to ana­lyse the eco­nom­ic sub­stance of in­ter­me­di­ate Lux­em­bourg hold­ing com­pan­ies, tak­ing in­to con­sid­er­a­tion not­ably the no­tion of be­ne­fi­cial own­er­ship and the fu­ture re­quire­ments to be im­posed by ATAD 3.   To­wards the end of the con­fer­ence you will have the op­por­tun­ity to con­tin­ue dis­cus­sions and meet with CMS ex­perts in tax law from across Europe dur­ing a drink on the amaz­ing rooftop of the con­fer­ence ven­ue "Six­Sev­en". Agenda 16:30 - 17:00:  Re­gis­tra­tion & wel­come drinks17:00 - 17:05 : Wel­come - Frédéric Feyten, Man­aging Part­ner CMS Lux­em­bourg17:05 - 17:30: Open­ing Key­note - Prof. Dr. Wern­er Haslehner, Uni­versity of Lux­em­bourg17:45 - 18:30: Roundtable dis­cus­sion: Mod­er­ated by Frédéric Feyten (CMS Lux­em­bourg)Ag­nès de l'Estoile-Campi (CMS France)Till­man Kem­pf (CMS Ger­many)Carlo Gnetti (CMS Italy)Diego de Miguel Hernando (CMS Spain)Anna Burch­er (CMS UK)from 18:30: Net­work­ing drinks
CMS European M&A Study 2023 | Press re­lease
Re­cord num­ber of deals last year des­pite chal­len­ging eco­nom­ic back­drop
CMS European M&A Study 2023
The CMS Cor­por­ate/M&A Group is pleased to launch the 15th edi­tion of the European M&A Study
CMS Ex­pert Guide to di­git­al health apps and telemedi­cine
Fu­ture fa­cing Di­git­isa­tion is ad­van­cing stead­ily. Its pi­on­eer­ing in­nov­a­tions chal­lenge all parties in­volved. One of the most im­port­ant as­pects in this area is the huge po­ten­tial that lies in the di­git­isa­tion...
CMS Ex­pert Guide to whis­tleblower pro­tec­tion & re­port­ing chan­nels
In Oc­to­ber 2019, in the wake of a num­ber of whis­tleblower rev­el­a­tions (es­pe­cially the in­dus­tri­al-scale tax avoid­ance schemes re­vealed in the LuxLeaks scan­dal), the European Uni­on ad­op­ted the Whis­tleblower...
We­bin­ar: Get­ting to grips with changes to con­sumer reg­u­la­tion
At a time when com­pet­i­tion for cus­tom­er spend is high, don’t fall foul of changes to con­sumer pro­tec­tion law.The risks of non-com­pli­ance are sub­stan­tial - repu­ta­tion­al dam­age, civil and crim­in­al pen­al­ties and loss of busi­ness.Join our we­bin­ar on Wed­nes­day 29 March to un­der­stand the re­quire­ments of the Di­git­al Ser­vices Act, dark pat­terns and the new price re­duc­tion ob­lig­a­tions un­der the Price In­dic­a­tion Dir­ect­ive.We will also dis­cuss spe­cif­ic con­sumer law de­vel­op­ments in the UK, Ger­many and Spain.The we­bin­ar will be mod­er­ated by Katie Nagy de Nagybaczon, Part­ner & Co-Head of Con­sumer Products Sec­tor Group and will in­clude the fol­low­ing ex­perts:Melanie Shef­ford - Of Coun­sel, Tech­no­logy, Me­dia and Com­mu­nic­a­tions Alf­onso Codes - Part­ner, Pub­lic Law & Reg­u­lated Sec­tor­sJuan Moreno - Coun­sel, Pub­lic Law & Reg­u­lated Sec­torsStefan Lüft - Part­ner, In­tel­lec­tu­al Prop­erty
ACC Europe An­nu­al Con­fer­ence 2023
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CMS Ex­pert Guide: Right Bid­ding vs Bid Rig­ging
  What is bid rig­ging and why is it an im­port­ant is­sue? Pub­lic pro­cure­ment rules and their strict ob­serv­ance is of key im­port­ance to en­sure good qual­ity products and ser­vices to cit­izens on the best...
Re­build­ing Ukraine
Ukraine’s Na­tion­al Re­cov­ery Plan en­vi­sions USD 750bn ac­cu­mu­lated in­vest­ment, and for­eign gov­ern­ments and in­ter­na­tion­al fin­an­cial in­sti­tu­tions have pledged USD 1trn in sup­port.Im­port­antly, in­ter­na­tion­al sup­port is tar­get­ing more than just re­build­ing the de­struc­tion caused by the war; it is tar­get­ing Ukraine’s fu­ture eco­nom­ic re­cov­ery and growth.The private sec­tor will play a vi­tal role, and the gov­ern­ment is rap­idly im­ple­ment­ing in­vestor-friendly re­forms to en­able the ne­ces­sary scale of private in­vest­ment, in­clud­ing EU mar­ket-in­teg­ra­tion agree­ments as it fast-tracks to EU can­did­acy. Ukraine’s re­con­struc­tion and re­cov­ery rep­res­ents an un­pre­ced­en­ted op­por­tun­ity, both for Ukraine and for Europe. With law­yers qual­i­fied in Ukrain­i­an and UK law op­er­at­ing in Ky­iv since 2007, CMS can ad­vise on:Busi­ness re­lo­ca­tion­Cloud-based op­er­a­tionsDoc­u­ment­ing and en­for­cing war dam­ageIn­sur­an­ceR­isk as­sess­ment and con­tin­gency plan­ning­Mar­tial law and leg­al re­formsFin­an­cing, in­vest­ing, and re­build­ing and re­cov­ery op­por­tun­it­ies.Get in­volved no­wOur aim is to help com­pan­ies par­ti­cip­ate mean­ing­fully in the op­por­tun­it­ies be­ing cre­ated for Ukraine’s re­con­struc­tion and re­cov­ery. We of­fer spe­cif­ic ser­vices that can help your com­pany.We have de­veloped a short over­view of Re­build­ing Ukraine op­por­tun­it­ies and latest up­dates, which is avail­able for down­load­ing. However, if  you would like to re­ceive more in­form­a­tion about “Re­build­ing Ukraine” op­por­tun­it­ies fill in the form be­low and we would reach out to you. 
Sil­ic­on Val­ley Bank Situ­ation
14/03/2023We have been con­tinu­ing to mon­it­or the situ­ation at Sil­ic­on Val­ley Bank on an in­ter­na­tion­al level since yes­ter­day. Like the rest of the sec­tor, we were re­lieved at an­nounce­ment and wel­comed news of the ac­quis­i­tion of SVB UK (the UK sub­si­di­ary of the SVB Group) by way of a share sale by HS­BC UK Bank Plc.  The CMS UK team has pro­duced an up­dated FAQ to an­swer some of the key ques­tions, in­clud­ing those that we have been hear­ing from our own cli­ents. You can find this here.   As al­ways, please do not hes­it­ate to con­tact your cli­ent re­la­tion­ship part­ner at CMS if you have any ques­tions about how this af­fects you and your busi­ness. Ad­di­tion­ally, we’ve also set up a ded­ic­ated sup­port email ad­dress help2023@cmsleg­al.com to con­tact us if you need as­sist­ance.
CMS An­nu­al Private Cli­ents Con­fer­ence 2023
The CMS Private Cli­ents Group is pleased to in­vite you to its An­nu­al Private Cli­ents Con­fer­ence.