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CMS Guide to Employment Issues in an M&A Transaction

24/06/2016

Although M&A projects tend to be driven by corporate or tax lawyers, in many cases labour law issues have a significant influence on whether or not the deal is successful. Information/consultation/codetermination rights (of both employees and their representatives), as well as sophisticated case law relating to business transfers, may jeopardise the satisfactory completion of a transaction or create additional costs and sometimes even administrative fines or other liabilities.

This CMS Guide to Labour Law in M&A Transactions provides a comprehensive overview of labour law requirements to be taken into account when dealing with an M&A transaction in Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Luxembourg, The Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine and the United Kingdom. Cross-border mergers, which are the subject of a separate CMS guide, are beyond the scope of this document.

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CMS Guide to Employment Issues M&A Transaction
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Katja-vanKranenburg-CMS-NL
Katja van Kranenburg
Partner
Amsterdam
Bernd Roock
Bernd Roock
Of Counsel
Hamburg
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Sophie Berg
Partner
Brussels
Picture of Gaël Chuffart
Gaël Chuffart
Partner
Brussels
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Jef Degrauwe
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