CMS Next
What’s next? In a world of ever-ac­cel­er­at­ing change, stay­ing ahead of the curve and know­ing what’s next for your busi­ness or sec­tor is es­sen­tial.At CMS, we see ourselves not only as your leg­al ad­visers but also as your busi­ness part­ners. We work to­geth­er with you to not only re­solve cur­rent is­sues but to an­ti­cip­ate fu­ture chal­lenges and in­nov­ate to meet them.With our latest pub­lic­a­tion, CMS Next, our ex­perts will reg­u­larly of­fer you in­sights in­to and fresh per­spect­ives on a range of is­sues that busi­nesses have to deal with – from ESG agen­das to re­struc­tur­ing after the pan­dem­ic or fa­cing the di­git­al trans­form­a­tion. We will also share with you more about the work that we are do­ing for our cli­ents, help­ing them in­nov­ate, grow and mit­ig­ate risk.To be able to provide you with the best sup­port, we im­merse ourselves in your world to un­der­stand your leg­al needs and chal­lenges. However, it is equally im­port­ant that you know who we are and how we can work with you. So, we in­vite you to meet our ex­perts and catch a glimpse of what is hap­pen­ing in­side CMS.En­joy read­ing this pub­lic­a­tion, which we will up­date reg­u­larly with new con­tent.CMS Ex­ec­ut­ive Team
In­vest­ing in new tech­no­lo­gies
CMS Chile ad­vised KKR on the ac­quis­i­tion of a ma­jor­ity stake in the ex­ist­ing fiber op­tic net­work of Tele­fon­ica Chile, the largest in the coun­try. The aim is to cre­ate the first in­de­pend­ent and open ac­cess whole­sale fiber op­tic in­fra­struc­ture net­work avail­able to all cur­rent and fu­ture tele­com op­er­at­ors in the coun­try.The deal will bring great­er broad­band ac­cess, cre­at­ing a com­pet­it­ive mar­ket­place that be­ne­fits con­sumers and busi­nesses across the coun­try. Fiber-to-the-home con­nectiv­ity is con­sidered a ma­jor tech­no­logy up­grade as it is a ne­ces­sary step for next-gen­er­a­tion ap­plic­a­tions such as 5G de­ploy­ment, HDTV stream­ing and sym­met­ric­al ser­vices.The com­pany plans to ex­pand broad­band cov­er­age in Chile from 2 mil­lion homes today to a min­im­um of 3.5 mil­lion homes by 2023, and provide whole­sale ser­vice to more than 40,000 busi­nesses, tele­com towers and small cells. The trans­ac­tion is val­ued at ap­prox­im­ately USD 1bn. It was signed on 22 Feb­ru­ary 2021 and closed in Ju­ly 2021.The CMS Chile team that ad­vised KKR was led by part­ner Jorge Al­lende D. and in­cluded part­ner Ig­nacio Er­razquin, seni­or as­so­ci­ates En­rique Ver­gara and Se­bastián Bar­ros, and as­so­ci­ates Ri­cardo Celedón, Tomás Bar­ros and Pedro Al­lende. 
The trans­par­ency re­gister in the 4th AML dir­ect­ive in Nor­way
1. What is the cur­rent leg­al basis of the Trans­par­ency Re­gister? To what ex­tent has the dir­ect­ive been im­ple­men­ted? The Nor­we­gi­an Be­ne­fi­cial Own­er Act of 2019 (to­geth­er with ad­join­ing reg­u­la­tions, the...
What hap­pens now? Nav­ig­at­ing the new COV­ID em­ploy­ment land­scape
Des­pite a suc­cess­ful vac­cine roll-out, the world con­tin­ues to con­tend with new vari­ants of COV­ID-19. As coun­tries scramble to ad­apt to on­go­ing in­fec­tion risks, it is clear that work­ing life isn’t go­ing...
CMS - Where to find us
For a com­pact over­view of all CMS of­fices and con­tact de­tails, please down­load the bro­chure be­low. For more in­form­a­tion on our ser­vices, please refer to the coun­tries pan­el at the top of the page. We...
CMS - Facts & Fig­ures
To have a sneak pre­view on our firm, please view our latest facts & fig­ure bro­chure. If you would like to learn more about our ser­vices in the coun­tries we are loc­ated, please open our coun­tries pan­el...
The an­nu­al In­ter­na­tion­al Com­par­at­ive Leg­al Guides to Cy­ber­se­cur­ity 2022...
This fifth edi­tion provides an in­sight in­to cy­ber­se­cur­ity laws and reg­u­la­tions, cov­er­ing hot top­ics across mul­tiple jur­is­dic­tions. me­di­um­CMS Kluge's Sti­an H. Oddb­jørnsen, Ove A. Vanebo, Iver J. Brække...
AIFM pass­port­ing in Nor­way
1. EEA AIFMs The main con­cepts of the AIFMD were im­ple­men­ted in­to Nor­we­gi­an law when the Nor­we­gi­an AIFM Act came in­to force in Ju­ly 2014.AIFMs au­thor­ised in their EEA home State may ex­er­cise pass­port...
UCITS pass­port­ing in Nor­way
1. EEA UCITS Schemes EEA Man­age­ment Com­pan­ies may ex­er­cise pass­port­ing rights for the man­age­ment and mar­ket­ing of an EEA UCITS Scheme in Nor­way. No­ti­fic­a­tion An EEA UCITS Scheme may be mar­keted in Nor­way...
Private place­ment rules and law in Nor­way
Sum­mary of private place­ment pro­vi­sions for fund in­terests (if ap­plic­able) The Nor­we­gi­an Al­tern­at­ive In­vest­ment Funds Act (the “AIFM Act”) and Al­tern­at­ive In­vest­ment Funds Reg­u­la­tions (the “AIFR”)...
Hy­dro­gen law and reg­u­la­tion in Nor­way
1. Cur­rent state of hy­dro­gen pro­jects in Nor­way In Nor­way, 225,000 tonnes of hy­dro­gen are cur­rently pro­duced from nat­ur­al gas for use in in­dus­tri­al pro­cesses. The pro­duc­tion of hy­dro­gen from nat­ur­al...
Tak­ing stock of hy­dro­gen de­vel­op­ments 2020-2021
With de­vel­op­ments in the low car­bon hy­dro­gen space pro­lif­er­at­ing and gov­ern­ments cre­at­ing new policies to reg­u­late these de­vel­op­ments, join CMS ex­perts to ex­plore the key changes over the last 12 months...