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Competition and regulatory authorities now possess far-reaching powers to investigate companies and commercial arrangements, prohibit M&A deals, force divestment of merged businesses, review markets and impose penalties. There is the additional risk of private enforcement such as substantial (follow-on) antitrust damages claims. Being compliant and implementing effective risk mitigation strategies is key.

We focus not only on problem solving but also on how you can avoid problems in the first place. Our large team of competition lawyers has extensive experience in helping navigate these difficult paths so that you can focus on your business. We have in-depth knowledge of competition rules across different countries and markets.

The CMS Competition Group is one of the largest competition teams in Europe and at the same time one of the most widespread. We offer a one-stop-shop solution to clients for all their competition law needs across Europe and beyond. The lawyers spread across the CMS offices are supported by the CMS EU Law Office in Brussels. The CMS Competition Group has hands-on experience in dealing with the European Commission and all national competition authorities as well as European and national courts.

We act for clients in all areas of competition law: cartels, distribution agreements and other agreements comprising horizontal and vertical restraints, abuse of dominance, merger control, private enforcement, state aid, investigations and compliance. Our sector approach helps us understand your business environment and get to grips with your issues.

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Published on ceelegalmatters.com on 2 November 2020
The State of the Montenegrin State Aid Con­trol Re­gime
Montenegro first in­tro­duced a State aid con­trol frame­work in 2011 in pre­par­a­tion for ini­ti­at­ing the EU ac­ces­sion pro­cess. Al­most ten years later, as the can­did­ate coun­try cur­rently fur­thest along its...
08 April 2020
CMS Ex­pert Guide to state aid in the EU dur­ing coronavir­us crisis
The Coronavir­us (COV­ID-19) pan­dem­ic is hav­ing a sig­ni­fic­ant eco­nom­ic im­pact around the world. In re­sponse to this, EU Mem­ber States have es­tab­lished (or are plan­ning fur­ther) sup­port meas­ures for busi­nesses...
19 January 2021
New GDPR strategy to tackle new tech­no­logy, data se­cur­ity, in­ter­na­tion­al...
The European Data Pro­tec­tion Board (EDPB) pub­lished its GDPR Strategy 2021-2023 on 5 Janu­ary 2021, set­ting out four main pil­lars and key ac­tions, which in­clude: Pil­lar 1: Ad­van­cing har­mon­isa­tion and fa­cil­it­at­ing...
September 2019
CMS Com­pet­i­tion Con­tact Card
The CMS Com­pet­i­tion Group has more than 180 com­pet­i­tion law­yers in 48 cit­ies in 34 coun­tries, mak­ing it one of the largest com­pet­i­tion teams in Europe. We can read­ily bol­ster our teams with com­pet­i­tion...
27 March 2020
CMS Ex­pert Guide to an­ti­trust law and le­gis­la­tion dur­ing Cov­id-19
Any busi­ness in the world could be af­fected by the coronavir­us (COV­ID-19) pan­dem­ic. For many, ur­gent meas­ures need to be taken to avoid ser­i­ous fin­an­cial con­sequences as a res­ult of these chal­len­ging...
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13 January 2021
European Gen­er­al Court con­firms that re­course to CAS ar­bit­ra­tion un­der...
In its judg­ment of 16 Decem­ber 2020, the European Gen­er­al Court de­cides that the European Com­mis­sion was not en­titled to con­sider that the ar­bit­ra­tion rules of the In­ter­na­tion­al Skat­ing Uni­on (ISU), which...
Published in September 2018 in CEE Legal Matters
Ter­rit­ori­al Scope of the Montenegrin Com­pet­i­tion Law
​Art­icle 2 of the Montenegrin Law on the Pro­tec­tion of Com­pet­i­tion lim­its the law’s ap­plic­a­tion to acts un­der­taken with­in the ter­rit­ory of Montenegro and acts un­der­taken out­side of Montenegro which...
25 April 2018
CMS Ex­pert Guide to mer­ger con­trol law and reg­u­la­tion in the EU
Over­view Mer­ger trans­ac­tions, in­clud­ing many joint ven­tures, which af­fect European mar­kets can face mer­ger con­trol either at European Uni­on (EU) level by the European Com­mis­sion, or at na­tion­al level...
22 December 2020
The Gen­er­al Court of The European Uni­on is­sues its judg­ment in the In­ter­na­tion­al...
In­tro­duc­tion On 16 Decem­ber 2020, the Gen­er­al Court of the European Uni­on (the “Gen­er­al Court”) is­sued its judg­ment in the In­ter­na­tion­al Skat­ing Uni­on case. The Gen­er­al Court con­firmed that the ISU’s...
01/01/2018
Fair Play
Glob­al­isa­tion is for­cing com­pan­ies to op­er­ate at an in­creas­ingly in­ter­na­tion­al level, and their eco­nom­ic in­ter­de­pend­ence be­comes more com­plex every year. At the same time, com­pet­i­tion and an­ti­trust...
17 December 2020
European green light for sup­port meas­ures in fa­vour of Bornholm air­port
On 27 Novem­ber 2020, the European Com­mis­sion au­thor­ised the ex­ten­sion un­til 2023 of the pub­lic ser­vice com­pens­a­tion of EUR 3.5 mil­lion per year for Bornholm Air­port in Den­mark fol­low­ing an of­fi­cial no­ti­fic­a­tion...
16/07/2014
CMS Guide to Mer­ger Con­trol in Europe 2014: for the first time avail­able...
CMS, one of the top 10 in­ter­na­tion­al law firms, has pub­lished the fifth edi­tion of the CMS Guide to Mer­ger Con­trol in Europe 2014. The guide of­fers a com­pre­hens­ive over­view of all 44 European mer­ger con­trol...