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30/01/2023
Emer­ging Europe M&A Re­port 2022/2023
The year 2022 star­ted with vari­ous chal­lenges, in­clud­ing rising in­fla­tion and en­ergy prices. Then the Rus­si­an in­va­sion of Ukraine ad­ded yet an­oth­er one. Non­ethe­less, the M&A mar­ket in emer­ging European coun­tries proved to be ex­tremely re­si­li­ent. The re­gion saw M&A activ­ity main­tain a steady pace, though deal val­ues were not­ably lower. Also, vari­ations could be ob­served across ter­rit­or­ies and sec­tors. While 2022 brought a unique set of chal­lenges, deal­mak­ing largely com­pared fa­vour­ably to pre-pan­dem­ic levels.Wel­come to the 2022/23 edi­tion of the Emer­ging Europe re­port.
27/01/2023
Happy Data Pro­tec­tion Day! What’s on the ho­ri­zon for 2023?
28 Janu­ary is Data Pro­tec­tion Day. The pur­pose of the day is to raise aware­ness and pro­mote pri­vacy and data pro­tec­tion best prac­tices. To mark the day, our Tech & Data Team has sum­mar­ised the key reg­u­lat­ory...
27/01/2023
Quantum com­put­ing pat­ent in­crease is far above av­er­age
On Wed­nes­day 25 Janu­ary 2023, the European Pat­ent Of­fice (EPO) is­sued their In­sight Re­port in­to quantum com­put­ing and pat­ents. In their Re­port, the EPO con­sidered quantum com­put­ing pat­ents in gen­er­al...
25/01/2023
CMS Green Globe | New coun­try ad­ded!
Stay in­formed about the latest sus­tain­ab­il­ity claims trends and de­vel­op­ments CMS Green Globe is an in­ter­act­ive plat­form that al­lows busi­nesses and cli­ents to stay aware and duly in­formed about all the main rap­idly chan­ging trends and de­vel­op­ments re­lated to sus­tain­ab­il­ity claims across the world.Here you will find in­form­a­tion on reg­u­la­tion and de­vel­op­ments you need to know when ad­vert­ising and mar­ket­ing your busi­ness or product by us­ing sus­tain­ab­il­ity claims as well as our key ex­perts to sup­port you in nav­ig­at­ing the world of such claims.CMS Green Globe helps you to avoid gre­en­wash­ing your con­sumer in your jur­is­dic­tion as well as across the globe. Dis­cov­er CMS Green Globe Best ex­plored on desktop
25/01/2023
Short Rules on Price Re­duc­tion Cam­paign in Slov­e­nia
1. What kind of price re­duc­tion cam­paigns are provided by law? The Slov­e­ni­an Con­sumer Pro­tec­tion Act (“ZV­Pot-1”) does not dis­tin­guish between dif­fer­ent kinds of price re­duc­tion cam­paigns. However...
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25/01/2023
Key out­comes from COP-15
At the end of 2022, the 15th Con­fer­ence of Parties of the United Na­tions Con­ven­tion on Bio­lo­gic­al Di­versity cul­min­ated in a new Glob­al Biod­iversity Frame­work to 2030. Twenty three tar­gets re­quire broad...
23/01/2023
The European Com­mis­sion pub­lishes the res­ults of its eval­u­ation of State...
On 1 Decem­ber 2022, the European Com­mis­sion pub­lished the res­ults of the eval­u­ation it launched on 17 June 2019 on the ap­plic­a­tion of its State aid Reg­u­la­tion con­cern­ing ser­vices of gen­er­al eco­nom­ic in­terest...
18/01/2023
What is the sig­ni­fic­ance of a clin­ic­al tri­al pro­tocol as pri­or art at the...
The EPO Ap­peal Board has fur­ther re­fined their view on when pri­or art dis­clos­ures of clin­ic­al tri­al pro­to­cols are an is­sue for pat­entab­il­ity of med­ic­al use claims. De­cision T1806/18 In de­cision T1806/18...
16/01/2023
Use of out­sourced IT per­son­nel in Cent­ral and East­ern Europe
While Europe is the re­gion most im­pacted by the on­go­ing war in Ukraine, IT ser­vice mar­kets in Cent­ral and East­ern Europe (CEE) are ex­pec­ted to con­tin­ue to grow by nearly 6% and 7% in 2022 and 2023 re­spect­ively...
04/01/2023
EU ad­opts NIS2 Dir­ect­ive to en­hance cy­ber­se­cur­ity and re­si­li­ence
The NIS2 will provide the frame­work for cy­ber­se­cur­ity risk man­age­ment meas­ures and re­port­ing ob­lig­a­tions in spe­cified sec­tors, such as en­ergy, trans­port, health, and di­git­al in­fra­struc­ture. Fur­ther­more...
03/01/2023
CMS Ex­pert Guide to Schrems II – Slov­e­nia
1. Re­quire­ments for data trans­fers us­ing SCC It should be noted that SCC and BCR can serve as a leg­al basis in­stead of the Pri­vacy Shield De­cision. Ref­er­ence is also made to the Re­com­mend­a­tions 01/2020...
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27/12/2022
AIFM pass­port­ing in Slov­e­nia
1. EEA AIFMs Dis­tri­bu­tion to Pro­fes­sion­al In­vestors  EU AIFMs may per­form man­age­ment and mar­ket­ing activ­it­ies in Slov­e­nia on a free­dom of ser­vices and / or branch basis.EU AIFMs may ex­er­cise pass­port...