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Published on ceelegalmatters.com on 30 April 2020
Prac­tice Un­der Pres­sure: Bos­nia Bounces Back
Part II of our Spe­cial Re­port on the Bos­ni­an Leg­al Mar­ket be­fore, dur­ing, and after the Bos­ni­an War. Read more here!
12 May 2020
CMS Ex­pert Guide for dir­ect­ors of com­pan­ies
21 July 2020
EU Gen­er­al Court is­sues rul­ing in CK Tele­coms (case T-399/16)
The Gen­er­al Court cla­ri­fies the leg­al test for non-co­ordin­ated ef­fects in oli­go­poly cases On 28 May 2020, in a land­mark judg­ment the Gen­er­al Court of the European Uni­on an­nulled the European Com­mis­sion's...
Published on ceelegalmatters.com on March 2nd 2020
State of Lo­gist­ics/Trans­port­a­tion/Ship­ping in Bos­nia and Herzegov­ina
Learn more in this art­icle by In­dir Os­mić and Stefan Ćoso­vić.
26 March 2020
CMS Ex­pert Guide to sta­bil­isa­tion and re­struc­tur­ing ini­ti­at­ive
16 July 2020
Do earn-out clauses help with M&A trans­ac­tions in­flu­enced by COV­ID-19?
In times of COV­ID-19, many trans­ac­tions are dif­fi­cult to ne­go­ti­ate, par­tic­u­larly when it comes to the pur­chase price. Can earn-out clauses be of any help? This is a ques­tion that needs to be answered...
Published in Cee Legal Matters in January 2020
Cee Leg­al Mat­ters: Prac­tice un­der Pres­sure
How the Leg­al Pro­fes­sion Bos­nia & Herzegov­ina ex­per­i­enced the Bos­ni­an War. More in­form­a­tion here!
17 April 2020
Re­view of Bos­nia and Herzegov­in­a's meas­ures against the eco­nom­ic im­pact...
Coun­tries around the world are bat­tling the spread of the COV­ID-19 vir­us and tak­ing steps to pro­tect their cit­izens by clos­ing bor­ders and im­pos­ing re­stric­tions on travel, gath­er­ings and work­ing hours....
21 January 2020
Emer­ging Europe M&A Re­port 2019/2020
The ninth an­nu­al edi­tion of CMS re­port of­fers a high-level ana­lys­is of M&A activ­ity in emer­ging Europe in 2019 and looks at trends and in­vest­ment activ­ity across key sec­tors and mar­kets.
30 March 2020
EU Com­mis­sion calls for closer scru­tiny of for­eign dir­ect in­vest­ment
Non-EU in­vestors may be con­fron­ted with more ri­gid clear­ance pro­cesses when at­tempt­ing to ac­quire EU com­pan­ies as a res­ult of an un­pre­ced­en­ted call for ac­tion by the European Com­mis­sion. In a policy pa­per...
12 November 2019
New Li­quid­a­tion Pro­ced­ure Act of Re­pub­lika Srpska
Vol­un­tary Shortened Li­quid­a­tion in Spot­light. Read more here!
CEE Leg­al Mat­ters Deal of the Year Awards for CMS Ser­bia and CMS Bos­nia-Herzegov­ina
CMS Ser­bia and CMS Bos­nia-Herzegov­ina re­ceived the Leg­al Mat­ters Deal of the Year Award for ad­vising on two suc­cess­ful trans­ac­tions in 2018.