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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...
09 June 2020
CMS part­ners with Doc­tors Without Bor­ders
CMS is part­ner­ing with Mé­de­cins Sans Frontières (MSF), also known as Doc­tors Without Bor­ders.The in­ter­na­tion­al med­ic­al hu­man­it­ari­an or­gan­isa­tion provides emer­gency med­ic­al re­lief in areas af­fected by...
5 May 2020
CMS fur­ther strengthens glob­al en­ergy prac­tice with sev­en part­ner pro­mo­tions
In­ter­na­tion­al law firm CMS is pleased to an­nounce the pro­mo­tion of sev­en new part­ners in the firm’s En­ergy & Cli­mate Change prac­tice. The new part­ners are part of the firm’s 2020 pro­mo­tions round...
04/05/2020
Work­ing re­gimes of com­pet­i­tion au­thor­it­ies in west­ern Balkan coun­tries...
Due to the coronavir­us pan­dem­ic, many coun­tries have in­sti­tuted ex­traordin­ary man­dat­ory meas­ures to pre­vent fur­ther spread­ing of COV­ID-19, such as re­stric­tion of move­ment and pub­lic gath­er­ings, clos­ure...
26 March 2020
Out­look un­cer­tain for hotel in­vest­ment in CEE des­pite un­pre­ced­en­ted boom...
In the last five years (2015-2019) CEE has ex­per­i­enced EUR 4.2 bil­lion worth of trans­ac­tions – nearly half of the total hotel trans­ac­tion volume (EUR 9.4 bil­lion) achieved by the re­gion in the last...
13 January 2020
CMS strengthens its pres­ence in Lux­em­bourg
Re­flect­ing the suc­cess of the firm glob­ally as well as the dy­nam­ism of Lux­em­bourg as a fin­an­cial centre, CMS Lux­em­bourg an­nounces the in­teg­ra­tion of two fully op­er­a­tion­al teams act­ive re­spect­ively in...
26 November 2019
Fu­ture fa­cing life sci­ence and health­care: A wealth of op­por­tun­it­ies, an...
 Pa­tient-cent­ric in­nov­a­tion in the life sci­ence and health­care sec­tors – that was the over­arch­ing theme of this year's CMS Glob­al Life Sci­ence and Health­care For­um, held in Frank­furt on 21 Novem­ber...
3 July 2019
CMS wins Best Leg­al Team for Early Stage Deals at UK­BAA Awards
CMS is proud to have been named 'Best Leg­al Team for Early Stage Deals' at the coveted UK­BAA An­gel In­vest­ment Awards 2019, held in Lon­don.This award re­cog­nises the law firm that has made the most sig­ni­fic­ant...
4 Feb 2019
CMS Dawn Raid As­sist­ant app
CMS has launched a free mo­bile ap­plic­a­tion that provides guid­ance for com­pet­i­tion-law dawn raids in 27 coun­tries.Dawn raids are be­com­ing more com­mon these days, with au­thor­it­ies im­pos­ing huge fines, in­spect­ors...
25/01/2019
De­duc­tion of in­put tax in a head of­fice/branch re­la­tion­ship
The Court of Justice of the European Uni­on de­livered its judg­ment in the Mor­gan Stan­ley case on 24 Janu­ary 2019, as ex­plained be­low. Case back­ground The Court of Justice of the European Uni­on (CJEU) was...
01/2019
Choos­ing the right visa for vis­it­ing Rus­sia
After 16 Janu­ary 2019, or­gan­isa­tions and in­di­vidu­als in­vit­ing for­eign cit­izens to Rus­sia should en­sure that the de­clared pur­pose of entry for the in­vited for­eign cit­izen matches the activ­it­ies that he...