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TMT – Technology, Media & Telecommunications

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Fuelled by increased consumer demand for cutting edge products and low-cost services, your business is faced with the constant battle to offer ‘more for less’. Innovation is key, but you need to overcome significant regulatory and commercial hurdles. For the past two decades, our team of over 100 specialist partners in 35 countries has been exposed to every risk and challenge you face in the TMT sector such as IP infringements or anti-trust issues. This means we understand the industries in which you transact including telecommunications, technology, sourcing, sports and media as well as data protection and are able to develop innovative solutions for you.

Technological convergence coupled with the rapid spread of new technologies has opened up a wealth of opportunities in your industry and you must move swiftly to capitalise on them. To stay ahead of the competition, you need to spot and pre-empt legal difficulties before they arise. From M&A to investment and financing, from tax to licensing and product liability, from intellectual property to employment and environmental issues, from network sharing to outsourcing, our multi-disciplinary teams can help guide you towards the most commercially successful outcome.

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CMS Ex­pert Guide to 5G
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06 July 2020
IP / TMT We­bin­ar Series
Brands are busier than ever, man­aging chal­lenges in the con­stantly evolving di­git­al real­ity. To sup­port you on this jour­ney, we have launched an IP / TMT we­bin­ar series cov­er­ing the most rel­ev­ant leg­al top­ics in­clud­ing AI, data pro­tec­tion, cy­ber­s­port etc.
21 May 2020
CMS Ex­pert Guide to autonom­ous vehicles (AVs)
This CMS Ex­pert Guide brings to­geth­er ana­lys­is from leg­al ex­perts across our in­ter­na­tion­al net­work on the leg­al re­quire­ments that must be ob­served for test­ing and us­ing AVs at dif­fer­ent levels of auto­ma­tion.
27 July 2020
Rus­sia ad­opts law on fin­an­cial mar­ket­places
On 20 Ju­ly 2020, laws gov­ern­ing the activ­it­ies of fin­an­cial mar­ket­places came in­to force, namely, Fed­er­al Law* No. 211-FZ “On Con­clud­ing Fin­an­cial Trans­ac­tions Us­ing a Fin­an­cial Plat­form” dated 20...
18 June 2020
The In­tel­lec­tu­al Prop­erty Re­view 2020
In the en­closed doc­u­ment you will find the Rus­si­an Chapter of the In­tel­lec­tu­al Prop­erty Re­view, pre­pared by Ant­on Bankovskiy, CMS Rus­sia Part­ner and Head of In­tel­lec­tu­al Prop­erty prac­tice.
03 February 2020
CMS Ex­pert Guide to 5G reg­u­la­tion and law
5G: Across coun­tries, some tech­nic­al para­met­ers are com­mon; the same can­not be said for reg­u­la­tion. Find here a guide about the key 5G re­lated reg­u­lat­ory po­s­i­tions be­ing taken in 40 jur­is­dic­tions.
21 July 2020
Rus­sia re­mains set on im­port sub­sti­tu­tion for state-pro­cured goods
The ex­ist­ing ban on the state pro­cure­ment of for­eign in­dus­tri­al goods has been gen­er­al­ised un­der a Rus­si­an Gov­ern­ment De­cree* which came in­to force on 1 May 2020. For cer­tain groups of goods to be ad­mit­ted...
04 June 2020
CMS Rus­sia earns 58 re­cog­ni­tions by Best Law­yers 2021
26 CMS Rus­sia ex­perts have been se­lec­ted for in­clu­sion in­to the 2021 edi­tion of the Best Law­yers. In total, we have earned 58 re­cog­ni­tions by the rank­ing.
04 July 2019
CMS Ex­pert Guide to on­line gambling law and reg­u­la­tion in Europe
Are you look­ing for in­form­a­tion on gambling law and reg­u­la­tion? This CMS Ex­pert Guide provides you with everything you need to know.
15 July 2020
Will rates in double tax­a­tion treat­ies in­crease in the near fu­ture?
There are cur­rently mul­tiple ini­ti­at­ives re­gard­ing the in­crease in rates for taxes re­tained at source un­der double tax­a­tion treat­ies (“DTTs”) between the Rus­si­an Fed­er­a­tion and some for­eign jur­is­dic­tions....
12 March 2020
CMS Rus­sia keeps its strong po­s­i­tions in Cham­bers Europe 2020
“They have both very strong tech­nic­al skills and busi­ness know­ledge”, says a cli­ent about CMS Rus­sia that was ranked by Cham­bers Europe 2020
03 July 2020
Pro­tocol for On­line Case Man­age­ment in In­ter­na­tion­al Ar­bit­ra­tion
As ar­bit­ra­tions are be­com­ing in­creas­ingly glob­al­ised, with par­ti­cipants loc­ated across vari­ous jur­is­dic­tions, parties are con­stantly look­ing for ef­fi­cient ways to com­mu­nic­ate and share doc­u­ments and in­form­a­tion...
14 February 2020
CMS Rus­sia ac­com­plishes strong show­ing in Cham­bers Glob­al 2020
CMS Rus­sia has been ranked by Cham­bers Glob­al 2020.