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The CMS Banking & Finance practice is one of Europe’s largest and provides local and pan-European expertise in the full spectrum of banking, finance, regulatory and capital markets law.
We ensure our services are ahead of market trends, anticipating the challenging environment of your business.
A tailored commercial approach is key. We want your business to thrive.
Whether you are a bank or a corporation, a financial service provider or an entity confronted with regulation, an investment fund or public entity, our priority is resolving your challenges and putting your world first.
Our network consists of over 500 banking and finance lawyers who have proven their pan-European skills in working together for more than one decade.
Whether you seek deep-rooted local advice or multi-jurisdictional expertise, our teams will advise you seamlessly. We select and tailor the teams that will best fit with the scope of your matter.
Top level project management goes hand in hand with expertise. Rigor and determination go hand in hand with innovation.
We aim to be one step ahead of market developments, in order to build relationships with you that last.

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16 June 2021
Rus­si­an Con­sti­tu­tion­al Court al­lows en­force­ment of debt judg­ments on bank­rupt’s...
The scope of en­force­ment im­munity for the sole home of a debt­or has been de­term­ined in a re­cent Rul­ing* of the Con­sti­tu­tion­al Court of the Rus­si­an Fed­er­a­tion. The Con­sti­tu­tion­al Court has con­sid­er­ably...
15 June 2021
CMS ad­vises PJSC URALKALI on its de­but $1.25bn sus­tain­ab­il­ity-linked pre-ex­port...
CMS has ad­vised PJSC Uralkali on its de­but $1.25bn sus­tain­ab­il­ity-linked pre-ex­port fin­ance fa­cil­ity ar­ranged by, among oth­ers, COM­MERZBANK CRÉDIT AG­RI­COLE COR­POR­ATE & IN­VEST­MENT BANK, ING BANK, SO­CI­ETE...
15 June 2021
New GDPR Code of Con­duct ap­proved for Cloud In­fra­struc­ture Ser­vice Pro­viders
The European Data Pro­tec­tion Board (EDPB) and the French Data Pro­tec­tion Au­thor­ity (CNIL) ap­proved the CISPE Data Pro­tec­tion Code of Con­duct of Cloud In­fra­struc­ture Ser­vice Pro­viders in Europe (CISPE...
11 June 2021
EDPB is­sues Re­com­mend­a­tion on cred­it card data stor­age for one-click pay­ments
The European Data Pro­tec­tion Board (EDPB) has ad­op­ted a new re­com­mend­a­tion on the leg­al basis for the stor­age of cred­it card data by e-com­merce mer­chants for the pur­pose of one-click pay­ment of fur­ther...
03 June 2021
Com­pan­ies now ob­liged to re­port on own­ers of cor­por­ate SIM cards
On 1 June 2021, a law* came in­to force that ob­liges leg­al en­tit­ies and in­di­vidu­al en­tre­pren­eurs to enter in­form­a­tion in­to the Uni­fied Iden­ti­fic­a­tion and Au­then­tic­a­tion Sys­tem (the “Sys­tem”) on em­ploy­ees...
01 June 2021
Some leaks can­'t be fixed
“Con­fid­en­tial in­form­a­tion is like an ice cube... give it to the party who has no re­fri­ger­at­or or will not agree to keep it in one, and by the time of the tri­al you have just a pool of wa­ter.” This...
26 May 2021
Rus­si­an gov­ern­ment re­stricts pro­vi­sion of in­form­a­tion to for­eign aud­it­ors
Rus­si­an busi­nesses are now re­stric­ted in provid­ing in­form­a­tion and doc­u­ments to for­eign aud­it­ors or audit­ing com­pan­ies un­der Gov­ern­ment De­cree No. 622* that came in­to force on 29 April 2021. The changes...
28 April 2021
Chal­len­ging bond calls on in­ter­na­tion­al pro­jects: Eng­lish courts vs Emer­gency...
A re­cent de­cision of the Eng­lish Com­mer­cial Court has re­fused an ap­plic­a­tion for an in­junc­tion re­quir­ing a be­ne­fi­ciary un­der an on-de­mand bond to with­draw its de­mand and re­frain from mak­ing fur­ther de­mands...
29 March 2021
EDPS & EDPB re­lease joint opin­ion on the Data Gov­ernance Act
On 10 March 2021, the EDPB and the EDPS re­leased their joint opin­ion on the Data Gov­ernance Act (DGA), the European Com­mis­sion’s Pro­pos­al for a Reg­u­la­tion on European data gov­ernance. The DGA is an...
19 March 2021
CMS Rus­sia ranked in Cham­bers Europe 2021
CMS Rus­sia has been ranked in the fol­low­ing cat­egor­ies: Bank­ing & Fin­ance­Com­pet­i­tion/An­ti­trust Cor­por­ate/M&A: High-End Cap­ab­il­it­ies Em­ploy­ment Life Sci­ences TMT In­di­vidu­al ac­know­ledg­ment re­ceivedElena...
12 March 2021
CMS Rus­sia ex­perts re­cog­nised in the Pravo.ru-300 in­di­vidu­al rank­ing
The lead­ing na­tion­al leg­al dir­ect­ory Pravo.ru-300 has re­vealed the re­com­men­ded law­yers across 29 areas of law.This year sev­en CMS Rus­sia ex­perts have been ac­know­ledged by the rank­ing this year. Pravo.ru-300...
20 February 2021
CMS Rus­sia keeps its strong po­s­i­tions in Cham­bers Glob­al
Four CMS Rus­sia ex­perts have been ac­know­ledged by Cham­bers Glob­al in three prac­tices this year:Elena Tchoubyk­ina | Bank­ing & Fin­ance  Elena Tchoubyk­ina was also re­cog­nised as a for­eign ex­pert for UK.A...