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Expertise
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...
22/03/2021
CMS made it to the Ar­bit­ra­tion Power­l­ist 2021 of Leg­al500
The Ar­bit­ra­tion Power­l­ist: Cent­ral and East­ern Europe show­cases the lead­ing prac­ti­tion­ers work­ing in a broad sweep of coun­tries, stretch­ing from Aus­tria and Po­land to the Balt­ic Na­tions and down to Ser­bia...
05/03/2021
CMS ad­vises on in­vest­ment in Roh­lik Group
In­ter­na­tion­al law firm CMS has ad­vised a group of in­vestors, led by Partech and in­clud­ing EBRD, Quad­rille Cap­it­al and J&T Bank, on a EUR 190m fun­drais­ing for Roh­lik Group (Roh­lik), one of Europe’s lead­ing...
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...
08/10/2020
Ex­CEEd­ing Bor­ders: In­dus­tri­al & Lo­gist­ics Mar­ket in CEE-17
The I&L sec­tor in the CEE-171 has be­come one of the most sought-after as­set types since 2019, after Of­fices and Res­id­en­tial ac­cord­ing to Col­li­ers In­ter­na­tion­al, CMS and Rand­stad “Ex­CEEd­ing Bor­ders:...
22/06/2020
Im­pact of Cov­id-19 on con­trac­tu­al re­la­tion­ships
The im­pact of the COV­ID-19 pan­dem­ic and meas­ures taken to pre­vent the spread of the dis­ease have been in­creas­ingly im­pact­ing com­mer­cial re­la­tions. As a res­ult, the abil­ity to ful­fil con­trac­tu­al ob­lig­a­tions...
14/04/2020
A glob­al over­view of coronavir­us (COV­ID-19) re­lated morator­i­um on cor­por­ate...
The glob­al over­view of Coronavir­us (COV­ID-19) re­lated morator­i­ums on cor­por­ate and re­tail loans is be­ing reg­u­larly up­dated on our CMS Ex­pert Guide pages – please fol­low the link be­low for the latest...
27/03/2020
Ef­fects of the COV­ID-19 pan­dem­ic on the func­tion­ing of court sys­tems in...
Gov­ern­ments and pub­lic au­thor­it­ies are tak­ing fur­ther meas­ures in or­der to slow down the spread­ing of COV­ID-19. The meas­ures, of course, also af­fect civil (in­cl. in­solv­ency), crim­in­al and ad­min­is­trat­ive...
26/03/2020
Out­look un­cer­tain for hotel in­vest­ment in CEE des­pite un­pre­ced­en­ted boom...
In the last five years (2015-2019) CEE has ex­per­i­enced EUR 4.2 bil­lion worth of trans­ac­tions – nearly half of the total hotel trans­ac­tion volume (EUR 9.4 bil­lion) achieved by the re­gion in the last...