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Constant innovation and continuous technological change steadily alter the business environment. Conventional business structures dissolve, new business models arise. 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 42 countries has been exposed to every risk and challenge you face in the TMC 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 support you.

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Data Protection Law
In today's business world, the idea of not using data applications on a daily basis is impossible to imagine, while at the same time, companies are op
IT-Law
Information technology is developing at lightning speed, at the same time, the field of IT law has developed at a similar pace. One of the key drivers
Mobile Phone Concert
Media Law
The rapid expansion in the media field, especially new media, often leads to conflicting interpretations of media law. Whether you need advice on the
Sports Law
The commercialisation and professionalisation of sport has made questions of sports law increasingly more relevant. For you - as an individual athlete
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12/03/2024
After EU Commission's first decision on Carbon Contracts for Difference,...
The European Commission approved the first Carbon Contracts for Difference (CCfD) scheme under the new Guidelines on State aid for climate, environmental protection and energy 2022 (CEEAG).Fol­low­ing the...
31/01/2024
CMS advises Actis on acquisition of telecom tower portfolio from Telekom...
Published on 31 January 2024CMS legal teams in Belgrade, Podgorica and Sarajevo have advised Actis on all Serbian, Montenegrin and Bosnian aspects of the acquisition of a carved-out tower portfolio from Telekom Srbija, one of the leading tele­com­mu­nic­a­tions operators in the CEE region.   The carved-out portfolio comprises approximately 1,800 macro towers, of which approximately 1,000 are located in Serbia, approximately 700 in Bosnia and Herzegovina and approximately 100 in Montenegro. CMS has provided legal advice on the buy-side due diligence, structuring of the carve-outs, negotiation of the transaction documents, transfer of the towers, regulatory matters (merger clearance, telecoms and energy supply regulations), tax matters and financing of the transaction. This landmark transaction marks Actis’ entry into the Western Balkans and reinforces Actis' commitment to the CEE region following previous investments in the energy sector in Romania and Bulgaria in 2022. The CMS team which advised on the transaction was led by partner Marija Tešić (Serbia, Montenegro) and included partners Radivoje Petrikić, Ivan Gazdić and Milica Popović, counsels Marija Marošan and Srđan Janković, senior associates Sandra Miljanić, Ksenija Boreta, Jovana Bingulac, Ksenija Ivetić Marlović, Tamara Zejak and Tamara Samardžija, associates Mila Drljević, Milica Tomić,  Jelena Đorđević, Teodora Vujošević and Jovan Bećirić (all Serbia, Montenegro), partners Indir Osmić and Andrea Zubović-De­vedžić, counsel Sanja Voloder, senior associate Ana Terzić and Zlatan Balta, associates Zlatko Mašović, Stefan Ćosović and Zerina Spahić (all Bosnia and Herzegovina).  
25/01/2024
Emerging Europe M&A Report 2023/2024
Despite geopolitical tensions, fears of recession and strong inflationary pressures across the EU, as well as the fiscal tightening needed to contain them, M&A in the CEE region has remained reasonably buoyant. Findings from the CMS Emer­ging Europe M&A 2023/24 report, published in cooperation with EMIS, demonstrate the resilience of the Emerging Europe deals market as activity holds firm against a backdrop of geopolitical tensions and strong inflationary pressures. Welcome to the 2023/24 edition of the Emerging Europe report.
29/12/2023
Tackling the misuse of crypto-assets for ML-TF purposes
As a constantly evolving sector, the crypto-assets ecosystem presents continuous challenges, particularly in terms of money laundering and terrorist financing (ML-TF) risks.To tackle the misuse of crypto-assets...
22/12/2023
AI Act: Council and Parliament reach political deal
After lengthy negotiations, a political deal has been reached on the AI Act. This blog provides an overview of the current situation.There has been a gap of over two years between the world's first legal...
18/12/2023
Digital health apps and telemedicine in Serbia
Digital Health Apps/Software 1. How is the software within digital health apps classified in your jurisdiction, and what regulation(s) apply? Medical devices for human use are regulated by the Law on...
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20/11/2023
Data protection and cybersecurity laws in Serbia
Data protection 1. Local data protection laws and scope Law on Personal Data Protection ("RS Official Gazette", No. 87/2018) (the “PDP Law”) 2. Data protection authority Commissioner for Information...
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15/11/2023
NFTs under MiCAR – are they regulated or not?
The Markets in Crypto-Assets Regulation (MiCAR) sets down a harmonised regulatory framework for crypto-assets. MiCAR's overarching goal is to extend regulatory oversight to those categories of cryptos...
07/11/2023
Stoute v News Group Newspapers [2023] EWCA Civ 523: No reasonable expectation...
Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights (“ECHR”) (which the United Kingdom is a party to) provides that“[e]very­one has the right to respect for his private and family life”. As the...
19/10/2023
Safeguarding the digital vault: custody and administration of crypto-assets...
With the rise of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology, European regulators have recognised the need to establish a comprehensive framework to ensure the sector's integrity, transparency and the...
17/10/2023
How to draft an AI policy
AI has been around for decades, but there’s been a substantial increase in the use (or, at least, talk about the use) of AI within the workplace as a result of recent advances in AI, in particular...
02/10/2023
CMS assists A1 Telekom Austria with the spin-off of their tower assets
Published on 2 October 2023