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CMS RRH Competition team made their mark at the international competition...
Last week (9 and 10 May 2024), our team represented CMS RRH Competition practice at the “Meet to Compete Competition Law and Policy Conference – Tools for New Rules” held in Opatija, Croatia. Dieter Zandler from CMS Austria, Marija Zrno Prošić, Dina Čeliković and Filip Bjelinski from Croatia, Srđan Janković and Maja Živanović (Serbia, Montenegro & North Macedonia), and Robert Kordić and Gašper Hajdu from Slovenia, together spent two wonderful days in interactive discussions with representatives of competition authorities, judges, attorneys, in-house lawyers, and other legal practitioners from all over the Europe. During the first day of the conference, discussions centered on topics including concentrations and FSR, the implications of the "effects-based approach," and recent developments in the Central and Southeast Europe (CEE & SEE) region. The team spent their first conference day pleasantly networking at the coffee break powered by CMS and in the evening at the cocktail and dinner with conference attendees. The second day of the conference was all about workshops covering topics such as exclusionary abuses of dominance, horizontal agreements and disagreements, RPM, etc. Our Marija Zrno Prošić led a focused workshop on the most common vertical restraints, using practical examples from the field and engaging with the audience through survey questions to enhance interaction and understanding. The audience reactions were very positive and discussions continued after the workshop. Overall, we were happy to have our close-nit competition team at this conference, as such events with regional outreach are crucial in fostering collaboration, enhance understanding of regulatory nuances, and promote best practices across different jurisdictions. About the Conference The Conference traditionally offers a platform for discussion about recent antitrust developments, with a particular focus on Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) and South-East Europe (SEE). The Conference is supported by the Croatian Competition Agency, universities and local organizations, with great speakers from the OECD, European Commission, universities, industry and regulators from the entire region and Europe.  
CMS is CEE Firm of the Year 2024
CMS wins Chambers Europe 2024 award for Central and Eastern Europe. ​​​
Deal of the Year 2024 | CMS Austria and CMS North Macedonia
CMS Austria and CMS North Macedonia were awarded the 2023 Deal of the Year.
CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz receives the Woman in Law Award 2023 for best Law...
12 October 2023 We are delighted to receive the Women in Law Award for Best Law Firm 2023, which confirms our ongoing commitment to diversity and equality in the legal industry. Our efforts to promote gender diversity, create a fair and inclusive working environment, and support initiatives such as the Ladies League have enriched our culture. Our CMS Diversity and Inclusion charter as well as our internal initiatives reflect our passion to promote women and diversity and to create an inclusive legal industry. We are grateful for this recognition and look forward to a future that is even more diverse, inclusive and sus­tain­able.    Spe­cial thanks to Future-Law, Women in Law Austria and the Association of Austrian Corporate Lawyers - VUJ for the award and to our Ladies League team: Denisa Brighton, Daniela Karollus-Bruner, Daniela Krömer, Jelena Nushol Fijačko, Andrea Potz, Maria Orlyk, Nedzida Sa­li­hovic-Whalen, Gabriela Staber, Marija Tesic and Döne Yalçın.
CMS Competition team from CEE made their mark at the international competition...
The team of six competition lawyers from CEE shared the experience from their respective countries on the topic of exchange of sensitive information
CMS made it to the Arbitration Powerlist 2021 of Legal500
The Arbitration Powerlist: Central and Eastern Europe showcases the leading practitioners working in a broad sweep of countries, stretching from Austria and Poland to the Baltic Nations and down to Serbia...
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...
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...
State of Emergency – Measures
Dear Clients, With the aim of helping you and your business to face the challenges emerging from the recently declared state of emergency in North Macedonia (“State of Emergency”), and to navigate...
News in the Data Protection Legislation
New Law on Data Protection ("New Law") has been passed in North Macedonia and it applies since 24 February this year. The New Law harmonizes the Macedonian data protection regulations with the European...
Effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the functioning of court systems in...
Governments and public authorities are taking further measures in order to slow down the spreading of COVID-19. The measures, of course, also affect civil (incl. insolvency), criminal and ad­min­is­trat­ive...
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...