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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...
22/09/2021
Em­ploy­ment ter­min­a­tion law and le­gis­la­tion in Rus­sia
1. Dis­missal of em­ploy­ees 1.1 Reas­ons for dis­missal An em­ploy­ee may be dis­missed at the ini­ti­at­ive of the em­ploy­er based on one of the fol­low­ing grounds:Un­sat­is­fact­ory per­form­ance dur­ing a pro­ba­tion­ary...
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17/09/2021
Vac­cine com­pens­a­tion re­gimes in Rus­sia
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
Le­gis­lat­ive frame­works to com­bat il­li­cit trade in med­ic­al products in Rus­sia
1. What le­gis­lat­ive frame­work is there to com­bat il­li­cit trad­ing and oth­er il­leg­al activ­it­ies in coun­ter­feited/fals­i­fied/di­ver­ted medi­cines in your jur­is­dic­tion? Civil Code of the Rus­si­an Fed­er­a­tion­Rus­si­an...
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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
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...
07/09/2021
Gender pay: What’s needed to make equal­ity a real­ity?
A CMS We­bin­ar on Tues­day 21 Septem­ber will ex­plore what so­ci­ety and busi­nesses need to do to close the on­go­ing dis­par­ity in men and wo­men’s pay. Did you know that 18 Septem­ber 2021 is UN Equal Pay Day?...
06/09/2021
Trans­fer of IP rights in Rus­sia
Pat­ents: As­sign­ment 1. How may a pat­ent be as­signed (by law and/or trans­ac­tion) and is it re­quired to re­cord the as­sign­ment in the na­tion­al pat­ent re­gister to be­come ef­fect­ive?  A pat­ent can be as­signed...
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01/09/2021
Rus­sia is­sues cla­ri­fic­a­tions on pur­chas­ing al­li­ances, but ques­tions re­main
On 20 Ju­ly 2021, the Rus­si­an Fed­er­al Anti-mono­poly Ser­vice (FAS) is­sued cla­ri­fic­a­tions* on the ap­plic­a­tion of anti-mono­poly le­gis­la­tion to pur­chas­ing al­li­ances (the “Cla­ri­fic­a­tions”). The leg­al status...
26/08/2021
“Non-tar­iff” du­ties eva­sion: im­port­ers now at in­creased risk of crim­in­al...
A fed­er­al law* (the “Law”) has ex­ten­ded crim­in­al li­ab­il­ity in the cus­toms do­main to fail­ure to pay spe­cial, anti-dump­ing and/or coun­ter­vail­ing du­ties owed by or­gan­isa­tions or in­di­vidu­als upon im­port­a­tion...