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24 November 2020
Tax re­gime of for­eign in­vest­ment funds equated to Itali­an funds
The cur­rent Itali­an do­mest­ic rules provide for the ex­emp­tion from cor­por­ate in­come tax only for di­vidends and cap­it­al gains re­ceived by in­vest­ment funds es­tab­lished in Italy, while those re­ceived by in­vest­ment...
09 November 2020
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...
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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...
30/10/2020
Ris­tori De­cree and COV­ID-19 Ad­di­tion­al ur­gent meas­ures to sup­port em­ploy­ees...
Be­low we provide a brief over­view of the meas­ures re­lated to the COV­ID-19 epi­demi­olo­gic­al emer­gency ad­op­ted in de­cree-law no. 137 of 28 Oc­to­ber 2020 on sup­port for em­ploy­ees and com­pan­ies.   In par­tic­u­lar...
27 October 2020
CMS Ex­pert Guide on sexu­al har­ass­ment in the work­place
Wel­come to our CMS Ex­pert Guide on sexu­al har­ass­ment in the work­place. How dif­fer­ent coun­tries re­spon­ded to the #MeT­oo move­ment and how the law reg­u­lates work­place har­ass­ment on a glob­al scale were key...
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20 November 2020
United States Sen­ate passes Anti-Dop­ing Le­gis­la­tion
On 16 Novem­ber 2020, the United States Sen­ate passed le­gis­la­tion that would al­low the pro­sec­u­tion in the US of dop­ing of­fences at in­ter­na­tion­al sport­ing events in which Amer­ic­an ath­letes, spon­sors, or...
November 2020
CMS Pub­lic Pro­cure­ment Con­tact Card
World-class pub­lic pro­cure­ment spe­cial­ists The qual­ity of pub­lic ser­vices is in­creas­ingly de­term­ined by world-class skills in pub­lic pro­cure­ment. The pro­cure­ment re­gime ap­plies not only to the pub­lic...
07 October 2020
CMS Ex­pert Guide to the private place­ment of equity se­cur­it­ies
One of the most com­mon ques­tions we are asked across CMS in our Equity Cap­it­al Mar­ket prac­tice is what are the rules about ap­proach­ing a lim­ited num­ber of in­vestors in dif­fer­ent jur­is­dic­tions, in re­la­tion...
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18 November 2020
COV­ID-19: European Com­mis­sion ex­tends cer­tain sup­port meas­ures for the...
In May 2020, the Com­mis­sion ad­op­ted a series of meas­ures amend­ing cer­tain con­di­tions of the Reg­u­la­tion No. 1008/2008 on com­mon rules for the op­er­a­tion of air ser­vices in the Com­munity and of the Dir­ect­ive...
27 October 2020
The Su­preme Court on con­sumer pro­tec­tion rules: the con­sumer can ter­min­ate...
A few months after the Rul­ing no. 10453/2020, in which it has been stated the con­sumer right to ter­min­ate the con­tract even in those cases in which the lack of con­form­ity is "slight en­tity", the Su­preme...
21 September 2020
CMS Ex­pert Guide to Dis­missals
The CMS Ex­pert Guide to Dis­missals has been cre­ated to as­sist an em­ploy­er in an­ti­cip­at­ing all the pos­sible courses of events when the de­cision has been made to ter­min­ate an em­ploy­ee (i.e. end an em­ploy­ment...
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17 November 2020
EU Court of Justice cla­ri­fies concept of “in­formed con­sent” for col­lec­tion...
On 11 Novem­ber, the Court of Justice of the EU (“CJEU”) rendered its judg­ment (Case C‑61/19) in a case (Or­ange România SA v. Autor­it­atea Naţion­ală de Supra­ve­ghere a Pre­lucrării Date­lor cu Ca­ra­c­ter...