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Discover thought leadership and legal insights by our legal experts from across CMS. In our Expert Guides, written by CMS lawyers from across the jurisdictions where we operate, we provide you with in-depth legal research and insights that can be read both online and offline. You can also find Law-Now articles with focused legal analysis, commentary and insights to help you anticipate future challenges and much more.


Expertise
14/07/2021
The new Bloomberg Po­land Coun­try Tax Guide au­thored by CMS ex­perts is already...
Tax ex­perts from CMS’s Warsaw tax prac­tice have au­thored  “Po­land: Coun­try Guide” for one of the top glob­al re­search and in­sight pro­viders – Bloomberg’s Glob­al Tax Guide. In the pub­lic­a­tion...
21/05/2021
The CEE guide to crim­in­al li­ab­il­ity of cor­por­ate en­tit­ies
The concept of cor­por­ate crim­in­al li­ab­il­ity has de­veloped and per­meated in­to the leg­al re­gimes of coun­tries around the world, wheth­er as a res­ult of their ob­lig­a­tions to im­ple­ment the OECD’s 1997 con­ven­tion...
29/04/2021
CEE Green­field Guide
CEE coun­tries have at­trac­ted sig­ni­fic­ant for­eign dir­ect in­vest­ment in green­field op­er­a­tions in re­cent years. In­deed, many man­u­fac­tur­ing busi­nesses have fo­cused on ex­pand­ing ca­pa­city in CEE coun­tries...
13/04/2021
Re­tail­er­'s guide to Po­land
We are de­lighted to present the 2021 edi­tion of CMS Re­tail­er’s Guide to Po­land.The re­tail busi­ness has its own spe­cif­ics that re­quire tail­or-made leg­al solu­tions. This guide provides an ana­lys­is of...
22/09/2020
CMS European Out­look 2020
We are pleased to provide you with this year’s edi­tion of the “European M&A Out­look”, pub­lished in co-op­er­a­tion with Mer­ger­mar­ket Our sur­vey provides key in­sights in­to how both cor­por­ate and private...
28/07/2020
Guide on in­ter­na­tion­al data trans­fers – Draw­ing on the Schrems II Case
On 16 Ju­ly 2020, al­most five years after the Safe Har­bour Agree­ment between the European Uni­on and United States was ruled in­val­id, the Court of Justice of the European Uni­on de­livered a judg­ment on...
11/05/2020
AI in Life Sci­ences
Ar­ti­fi­cial in­tel­li­gence is not new: the term it­self was coined over 60 years ago. However, the con­ver­gence of data volume, pro­cessing power and tech­nic­al cap­ab­il­ity has con­vinced many that the AI era...
14/04/2020
CMS Guide to Real Es­tate Trans­ac­tion Costs and Taxes in Europe
Com­par­ing real es­tate in­vest­ment val­ues across Europe provides only part of the pic­ture. For a true com­par­is­on, the in­vestor will also take ac­count of trans­ac­tion costs and taxes, which can dif­fer widely...
16/03/2020
Coronavir­us & con­tract breaches in Cent­ral East­ern Europe
The situ­ation with Cov­id-19 (Coronavir­us) is still de­vel­op­ing rap­idly and is be­ing fol­lowed with keen in­terest and ob­vi­ous con­cern. We already know that this glob­al pan­dem­ic will have a severe so­cial...
11/03/2020
Sus­tain­able Fin­ance or Re­spons­ible In­vest­ment – a guide for as­set man­agers
Re­spons­ible In­vest­ment has, in a few short years, moved from be­ing an out­lier in the as­set man­age­ment world to an is­sue of glob­al im­port­ance which is front and centre of polit­ic­al, leg­al and mar­ket...
20/11/2019
“Po­land: Coun­try Guide” in the new­est edi­tion of Bloomberg Glob­al Tax Guide...
Tax ex­perts from CMS’s Warsaw tax prac­tice have au­thored the “Po­land: Coun­try Guide” for one of the top glob­al re­search and in­sight pro­viders – Bloomberg’s Glob­al Tax Guide. In the pub­lic­a­tion...
18/11/2019
CMS Pub­lic Pro­cure­ment Tool­box of Rem­ed­ies
Pub­lic pro­cure­ment is the largest single glob­al mar­ket­place, ac­count­ing for around one-fifth of world­wide GDP. In this in­creas­ingly in­ter­na­tion­al mar­ket­place, com­pan­ies need to have con­fid­ence that pub­lic...