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23/09/2021
EU Court of Justice rules against In­tra-EU ar­bit­ra­tion un­der the En­ergy...
On 2 Septem­ber 2021, the Court of Justice of the European Uni­on (CJEU) ruled that in­tra-EU ar­bit­ra­tions based on the En­ergy Charter Treaty (ECT) vi­ol­ate EU law.  The de­cision is likely to im­pact the...
23/09/2021
New European Com­mis­sion no­tice on the en­force­ment of State aid rules by...
On 23 Ju­ly 2021, the European Com­mis­sion ad­op­ted a new no­tice (“No­tice”) on the en­force­ment of EU State aid rules by na­tion­al courts. The No­tice, which has a bet­ter struc­ture, up­dates and fur­ther...
22/09/2021
Dutch Tax Plan 2022 and oth­er tax pro­pos­als
On Tues­day 21 Septem­ber 2021 the Dutch state sec­ret­ar­ies for Fin­ance pub­lished the 2022 Tax Plan and re­lated le­gis­lat­ive tax pro­pos­als. This news­flash dis­cusses the pro­pos­als we con­sider most rel­ev­ant...
22/09/2021
Em­ploy­ment ter­min­a­tion law and le­gis­la­tion in the Neth­er­lands
1. Dis­missal of em­ploy­ees 1.1 Reas­ons for dis­missal In or­der to uni­lat­er­ally ter­min­ate an em­ploy­ment agree­ment for an in­def­in­ite peri­od of time, oth­er than ter­min­a­tion dur­ing the pro­ba­tion­ary peri­od...
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22/09/2021
Re­cap­it­al­isa­tion of Air France: Vuel­ing in first place for the al­loc­a­tion...
On 20 Septem­ber 2021, the European Com­mis­sion ap­proved the al­loc­a­tion to Vuel­ing of 18 daily slots at Par­is-Orly air­port fol­low­ing a se­lec­tion pro­ced­ure over the sum­mer. This meas­ure is part of the re­cap­it­al­isa­tion...
22/09/2021
“Friends of an ef­fect­ive Di­git­al Mar­kets Act” part 2 – France, Ger­many...
In May 2021, France, Ger­many and the Neth­er­lands pub­lished a non-pa­per with pro­pos­als to im­prove the Di­git­al Mar­kets Act (DMA). In this pa­per, the three mem­ber states, which refer to them­selves as “Friends...
22/09/2021
EU Green Deal, sus­tain­ab­il­ity and com­pet­i­tion law: European Com­mis­sion’s...
In Decem­ber 2019, the European Com­mis­sion presen­ted the “European Green Deal”, which com­mits to cli­mate neut­ral­ity by 2050. EU Mem­ber States prom­ised to re­duce emis­sions by at least 55% by 2030, com­pared...
17/09/2021
Vac­cine com­pens­a­tion re­gimes in the Neth­er­lands
1. Are COV­ID-19 vac­cin­a­tions ob­lig­at­ory in your jur­is­dic­tion? Are you ex­pect­ing any le­gis­lat­ive changes to en­able man­dat­ory vac­cines for all or cer­tain people (e.g. health­care pro­fes­sion­als, pub­lic ser­vants...
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14/09/2021
The Road to Re­cov­ery: European M&A Out­look 2022
Private equity to cap­it­al­ise on op­por­tun­it­ies presen­ted by COV­ID-19 Private equity (PE) firms are bet­ter placed than cor­por­ates to take ad­vant­age of buy­ing op­por­tun­it­ies presen­ted by COV­ID-19. Ac­cord­ing...
14/09/2021
CMS M&A European Out­look 2022: Road to re­cov­ery
Septem­ber 2021 We are pleased to provide you with this year’s edi­tion of the “European M&A Out­look”, pub­lished in co-op­er­a­tion with Mer­ger­mar­ket
30/09/2021
Net Zero and European Green Deal
Join CMS we­bin­ar on Net Zero and the European Green Deal, which will be presen­ted by Olivia Jam­is­on and Dalia Majum­der – Rus­sell from CMS UK, Ag­nieszka Skorupińska from CMS Po­land and Siobhan Kah­mann...
10/09/2021
CSR and taxes: tax­a­tion is not only about money
At first glance, tax­a­tion and cor­por­ate so­cial re­spons­ib­il­ity (CSR) ap­pear to be dis­tant fields, an­ti­nom­ic even. Yet they have come to­geth­er over the past two years to form two sides of the same coin...