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17 June 2021
CMS In­fra­struc­ture In­dex shows mar­kets are buoy­ant with high in­vest­ment...
CMS pub­lishes its bi­en­ni­al glob­al In­fra­struc­ture In­dex which ranks 50 coun­tries in or­der of in­fra­struc­ture in­vest­ment at­tract­ive­nessSinga­pore takes top spot, fol­lowed by Ger­many and the Neth­er­land­sQatar...
Frankfurt, 15 June 2021
CMS ex­pands in Nor­way
The lead­ing glob­al law firm CMS an­nounces that Kluge has today joined it as a full mem­ber firm. With on­board­ing ex­pec­ted to be com­plete by Oc­to­ber, the Nor­we­gi­an firm with its 100-year leg­acy will hence­forth...
27 May 2021
New Europe-wide ana­lys­is shows GDPR fines are here to stay, but with big...
The total amount of fines re­lated to non-com­pli­ance with the GDPR reached EUR 261.7m in Europe, ac­cord­ing to new ana­lys­is by glob­al law firm CMS GDPR en­force­ment activ­ity strongly var­ies from coun­try...
Tuesday, 20 April 2021
Pan­dem­ic leaves its mark on European real es­tate in­vest­ment mar­ket
COV­ID-19 pan­dem­ic leads to change in in­vestor in­terest in the in­di­vidu­al as­set classes – lo­gist­ics and res­id­en­tial prop­er­ties es­pe­cially pop­ularIn­creased de­sire for se­cur­ity on part of sellers: re­cord...
13 April 2021
CMS an­nounces 52 new part­ners in largest-ever glob­al pro­mo­tions
In­ter­na­tion­al law firm CMS is pleased to an­nounce the pro­mo­tion of 52 new part­ners glob­ally in 2021, span­ning 22 cit­ies across Europe, Lat­in Amer­ica and Africa.This is CMS’s largest-ever round of glob­al...
24 March 2021
Gen­ome’s first in­dustry col­lab­or­at­ors
CMS, Grant Thornton UK LLP , Mac­far­lanes, and Mas­ter­card to col­lab­or­ate with the Reg­u­lat­ory Gen­ome Pro­ject at the Uni­versity of Cam­bridge, a new ma­chine-read­able re­pos­it­ory that al­lows firms to eas­ily...
24 March 2021
CMS European M&A Study 2021: Europe pivots to be­come more ‘buy­er-friendly’...
Europe has re­turned to a ‘buy­er-friendly’ en­vir­on­ment, after the COV­ID-19 pan­dem­ic cre­ated more risk-averse at­ti­tudes. As a res­ult, CMS’ latest an­nu­al M&A study iden­ti­fied sig­ni­fic­ant in­crease in...
Thursday, 21 January 2021
Emer­ging Europe M&A 2020 activ­ity dampened but far from snuffed out
Deal volume in emer­ging Europe dropped by 12.9% (1,705 deals) and total value by 16% (EUR 60.80bn) in 2020The highest Q4 deal value since 2016 at EUR 24.28bn­Value of IPOs reached EUR 4.79bn – the second...
Tuesday 19 January 2021
Lupl se­cures $14 mil­lion fund­ing round and man­age­ment hires as it pre­pares...
USD 14 mil­lion fund­ing round takes Lupl’s over­all fund­ing past USD 25 mil­lion, mak­ing it one of the most well-backed leg­al tech­no­logy start-ups at its stage of de­vel­op­ment.Over 500 firms and cor­por­ates...
1 December 2020
CMS ap­points new Head of Cor­por­ate/M&A Group
In­ter­na­tion­al law firm CMS is pleased to an­nounce that part­ner Louise Wal­lace has been ap­poin­ted as Head of the In­ter­na­tion­al Cor­por­ate/M&A Group. Louise’s ap­point­ment was con­firmed in Novem­ber 2020...
06 November 2020
Bart-Ad­ri­aan de Ruijter joins CMS as a part­ner
CMS is de­lighted to wel­come Bart-Ad­ri­aan de Ruijter, a spe­cial­ist in (in­ter­na­tion­al) cor­por­ate lit­ig­a­tion and ar­bit­ra­tion, as a new part­ner. Bart-Ad­ri­aan joins from Kennedy Van der Laan. Bart-Ad­ri­aan...
London, 22 September 2020
Who dares wins: European M&A Out­look 2020
The COV­ID-19 pan­dem­ic has taken a heavy toll on European deal­mak­ing activ­ity. However, op­por­tun­it­ies re­main for those will­ing to take risks, ac­cord­ing to the eighth edi­tion of the European M&A Out­look...