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20/07/2022
CMS an­nounces series of pro­mo­tions in its Ro­mania of­fice with wo­men mak­ing...
CMS is pleased to an­nounce the pro­mo­tion of three new Coun­sels and two new Seni­or As­so­ci­ates as of 1 Ju­ly 2022. The ap­point­ments span four prac­tice areas and wo­men ac­count for 80% of pro­mo­tions in its...
20/04/2022
CMS pro­motes Cristina Popes­cu to Part­ner in Ro­mania
CMS Ro­mania is pleased to an­nounce that Cristina Popes­cu has been pro­moted to Part­ner as of 1 May 2022. Cristina leads the CEE In­sur­ance Prac­tice Group and is the firm’s eighth loc­al part­ner in Ro­mania.Cristina...
07/12/2021
CMS ad­vised Libra In­ter­net Bank on EUR 40m bond is­sue
In­ter­na­tion­al law firm CMS has ad­vised Libra In­ter­net Bank on a EUR 40m bond is­sue. The bonds have a nom­in­al value of EUR 100,000, with a 7-year ma­tur­ity, on 28 Septem­ber 2028, and a fixed coupon rate...
02/09/2021
CMS strengthens bank­ing and fin­ance team in Po­land and CEE
In­ter­na­tion­al law firm CMS is pleased to an­nounce the ar­rival of a team of law­yers with ex­tens­ive ex­per­i­ence in ad­vising cli­ents on fin­an­cing trans­ac­tions. Ra­fał Za­krzewski, who spe­cial­ises in in­ter­na­tion­al...
2021
Hotel In­vest­ment Scene in CEE
In 2020, the hotel sec­tor in CEE-6 (Bul­garia, Czech Re­pub­lic, Hun­gary, Po­land, Ro­mania and Slov­akia) saw trans­ac­tions of just EUR 370m. This fig­ure was far be­low ini­tial ex­pect­a­tions for the year (EUR...
12/05/2021
CMS fur­ther strengthens pro­cure­ment, de­fence and in­fra­struc­ture prac­tice...
In­ter­na­tion­al law firm CMS is pleased to an­nounce the ap­point­ment of Wladek Rzycki as a part­ner in its In­fra­struc­ture and Pro­jects Group. Wladek is based in the firm’s Warsaw of­fice and will fo­cus on...
05/05/2021
CMS named CEE Law Firm of the Year at Cham­bers Europe Awards 2021
In­ter­na­tion­al law firm CMS has been named CEE Law Firm of the Year at the Cham­bers Europe Awards, where CMS has once again been re­cog­nised as the lead­ing law firm in Cent­ral and East­ern Europe.The Cham­bers...
23/12/2020
CMS ad­vises Hidro­elec­trica on ac­quis­i­tion of 108 MW wind farm in Ro­mania
In­ter­na­tion­al law firm CMS has ad­vised Hidro­elec­trica, the Ro­mani­an ma­jor­ity state-owned hy­dro power pro­du­cer, on the ac­quis­i­tion of an op­er­a­tion­al 108 MW wind farm loc­ated in Con­stanta county from STEAG...
23/12/2020
CMS ad­vises Na­tion­al Bank of Greece on the sale of a large NPL port­fo­lio...
In­ter­na­tion­al law firm CMS has ad­vised Na­tion­al Bank of Greece (NBG) on the dis­pos­al of a Ro­mani­an-risk cor­por­ate non-per­form­ing and sub-per­form­ing loan (NPL) port­fo­lio with a total gross book value of...
16/12/2020
CMS UK at­tains CDP’s A- score for cli­mate ac­tion and sus­tain­ab­il­ity pro­gramme
CMS UK is pleased to an­nounce that it has been awar­ded a score of A- by CDP in re­cog­ni­tion of its con­tinu­ous ef­forts to tackle cli­mate change is­sues as part of its Cli­mate Ac­tion and Sus­tain­ab­il­ity pro­gramme. The...
19/11/2020
CEE busi­nesses keen on ‘green’ Belt & Road Ini­ti­at­ive op­por­tun­it­ies, CMS...
CEE busi­nesses are in­creas­ingly in­ter­ested in en­vir­on­ment­ally-friendly and sus­tain­able sec­tors as areas for fu­ture Belt & Road Ini­ti­at­ive (BRI) in­vest­ments, while tra­di­tion­al trade-re­lated sec­tors such...
02/11/2020
CEE busi­nesses to ramp up di­git­al­isa­tion ef­forts des­pite chal­len­ging times,...
Com­pan­ies across a range of sec­tors in Cent­ral and East­ern Europe (CEE) be­lieve that di­git­al­isa­tion is key to en­abling them to achieve busi­ness goals such as re­du­cing costs, in­creas­ing pro­ductiv­ity and...