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25/11/2022
EU Com­pet­i­tion Law Brief­ings
The EU Com­pet­i­tion Law Brief­ings have been cre­ated to provide a plat­form for our cli­ents and oth­er com­pet­i­tion law ex­perts to stay up to date on the de­vel­op­ments of EU Com­pet­i­tion Law. Every month CMS...
15/11/2022
CMS CRASH COURSE: Busi­ness & Law for stu­dents
To be­come an ex­cel­lent cor­por­ate law­yer a de­gree in law is just not enough.  In­side-out know­ledge of cor­por­ate law is just a base. Cor­por­ate law­yers are treated like a part­ner of the man­age­ment in the com­pan­ies they work for and as a trus­ted ad­visor in M&A trans­ac­tions. Do you know why? It’s be­cause of the out­stand­ing busi­ness knowhow they pos­sess, which ranges  across ba­sic eco­nom­ic prin­ciples, tax, mer­gers, crim­in­al law, risk as­sess­ment and last but not least an aware­ness of cur­rent trends and le­gis­lat­ive de­vel­op­ments that can im­pact the sec­tor they are work­ing in. Are you con­sid­er­ing a ca­reer in a cor­por­ate law firm or as in-house law­yer? Then this crash course is just what you need. You will re­ceive help from ex­per­i­enced aud­it­or Mag. Katar­ina Sit­ar Šuštar and Prof. Dr. Aleš Berk Skok, both lec­tur­ers at the School of Eco­nom­ics and Busi­ness, Uni­versity of Ljubljana, and Mag. Ivan Kran­jec, at­tor­ney-at-law and tax spe­cial­ist at CMS Slov­e­nia and lec­turer at MLC Man­age­ment and Law Col­lege Ljubljana. They will equip you with ba­sic un­der­stand­ing of the fol­low­ing top­ics:Fin­an­cial state­ments: o    Con­tent of fin­an­cial state­ments – what do they tell us and how they are inter-con­nec­ted; o    Ba­sic ac­count­ing prin­ciples, cat­egor­ies and re­cog­ni­tion rules; o    Ac­cru­als; o    The dif­fer­ence between fair value, book value and a value of a com­pany at ac­quis­i­tion; o    Changes in equity and how they are rep­res­en­ted in fin­an­cial state­ments; o    Con­sol­id­ated vs. stan­dalone fin­an­cial state­ments; o    IFRS 3 – busi­ness com­bin­a­tions.Valu­ation of com­pan­ies: o    When we need a valu­ation and why, o    Ele­ments of and meth­ods for valu­ations, o    Time com­pon­ent of value, o    Yield, re­quired rate of re­turn, con­trol premi­um, dis­counts for minor­ity share and lack of mar­ket­ab­il­ity, o    How to in­ter­pret valu­ation res­ults.Taxes: o    Value Ad­ded Tax (how does it work, why should we re­gister for VAT), and o    Taxes re­lated to com­pan­ies (Cor­por­ate in­come tax, with­hold­ing tax – the im­pact taxes have on busi­ness). The count­down be­gins There are only lim­ited num­ber of slots: to be ex­act we are only of­fer­ing 25 places. Slots will be filled on the first come first served prin­ciple, so do not hes­it­ate to fill out the re­gis­tra­tion form. And yes, the crash course is ab­so­lutely FREE of charge. On top of that we will add a bit of food and an op­por­tun­ity to net­work with our law­yers and ask the ques­tions that you’ve been mean­ing to ask but nev­er had the chance. Lan­guage of the event: Slov­e­ni­an
19/10/2022
At centre stage: Con­tinu­ous edu­ca­tion is a key to a com­pany’s GDPR com­pli­ance
Our eighth epis­ode of "At Centre Stage" will fo­cus a top­ic heav­ily linked to con­sumer rights: data pro­tec­tion. It’s been clear for a while now that per­son­al data pro­tec­tion is not just a prob­lem for the chief data of­ficer or the chief in­form­a­tion se­cur­ity of­ficer any­more. It spans the whole or­gan­iz­a­tion based on who works with the per­son­al data. Per­son­al data is man­aged at all levels of the or­gan­iz­a­tion – HR, sales, mar­ket­ing, cus­tom­er-ser­vice, man­age­ment and so on.After nearly five years since the im­ple­ment­a­tion of the GDPR, one would think that everything would be run­ning smoothly. But is it?This is cer­tainly not the case in Slov­e­nia, which is now the only coun­try that hasn’t yet fully in­cor­por­ated the GDPR in­to its na­tion­al law. And that’s why we’ve de­cided to once again to in­vest­ig­ate the data pro­tec­tion reg­u­la­tion and try to ex­plain why it is so im­port­ant for busi­nesses as well as con­sumers.With our guests, Ta­jda Vrhovec, a pri­vacy spe­cial­ist with ex­tens­ive ex­per­i­ence in in­sur­ance and bank­ing, and Amela Žrt, at­tor­ney-at-law in CMS Slov­e­nia (who is also a go-to per­son when it comes to data pro­tec­tion and em­ploy­ment mat­ters), will of­fer some clar­ity and guid­ance about data pro­tec­tion to all busi­nesses op­er­at­ing in the EU, but es­pe­cially in Slov­e­nia.EPIS­ODE #8: Con­tinu­ous edu­ca­tion is a key to a com­pany’s GDPR com­pli­ance.•    Im­port­ance of GDPR com­pli­ance for busi­nesses re­lated to pro­tec­tion of con­sumers rights;The mis­takes busi­nesses make most of­ten in the pro­cess of be­com­ing GDPR com­pli­ant and how to avoid them;The biggest changes we can ex­pect based on the draft Slov­e­ni­an Per­son­al Data Pro­tec­tion Act;How to en­sure that all stake­hold­ers that handle per­son­al data are ad­equately in­formed.If you have any ques­tions about this event, please feel free to con­tact us.
26/09/2022
IDEEA Hos­pit­al­ity In­vest­ment For­um
Loc­a­tion: Grand Hy­att Athens, GreeceCMS is spon­sor­ing the IDEEA Hos­pit­al­ity In­vest­ment For­um, a two-day con­fer­ence that will fo­cus on the CEE and SEE ex­plor­ing the in­vest­ment and de­vel­op­ment po­ten­tial. The...
07/09/2022
At centre stage: Are con­sumer pro­tec­tion laws crush­ing e-com­merce?
The 7th epis­ode of “At Centre Stage” will dis­sect the rules of con­duct for EU on­line re­tail­ers in the light of changes of the Om­ni­bus dir­ect­ive.The sec­tor at centre stage of our 7th epis­ode is the...
01/06/2022
Set­ting up a sus­tain­able ESG data col­lec­tion sys­tem
In the sixth epis­ode of At Centre Stage we will ad­dress a top­ic which is high on the agenda of many busi­nesses around the globe – sus­tain­able de­vel­op­ment. This is par­tic­u­larly true in Europe, where...
11/05/2022
What hap­pens now? Nav­ig­at­ing the new COV­ID em­ploy­ment land­scape
Des­pite a suc­cess­ful vac­cine roll-out, the world con­tin­ues to con­tend with new vari­ants of COV­ID-19. As coun­tries scramble to ad­apt to on­go­ing in­fec­tion risks, it is clear that work­ing life isn’t go­ing...
11/05/2022
Em­bed­ding the ‘S’ in ESG in the work­place
At­tract­ing and re­tain­ing tal­ent has be­come more chal­len­ging fol­low­ing the Cov­id-19 pan­dem­ic. However, em­ploy­ers with a clear and genu­ine com­mit­ment to the ‘so­cial’ as­pects of ESG are more likely to...
30/03/2022
The im­pacts of lib­er­al­ising Slov­e­nia’s Gambling Mar­ket
The fifth epis­ode of At centre stage will con­sider the Slov­e­ni­an gambling mar­ket. The new bill on gambling, which will some­what lib­er­al­ise the bet­ting in­dustry in Slov­e­nia, was tabled in Par­lia­ment at...
08/03/2022
CMS In­ter­na­tion­al Wo­men's Day
The aim of this year's event is to cel­eb­rate the achieve­ments of wo­men and show how wo­men's lead­er­ship is sup­por­ted by mod­ern or­gan­isa­tions and helps them thrive.The event will ad­dress ques­tions, such...
16/02/2022
The de­fence in­dustry: Fu­ture of Busi­ness & Reg­u­la­tion
The de­bate in epis­ode 4 of the “At centre stage” series fo­cusses on the de­fence in­dustry. With our guests Ante Mile­voj, a Seni­or Ad­viser to the Gen­er­al Man­ager of the Cham­ber of Com­merce and In­dustry...
12/01/2022
At centre stage: Why do start-ups fail?
Epis­ode 3 in the “At centre stage” series is ded­ic­ated to start-ups. True, it’s not an in­dustry or sec­tor. But non­ethe­less, the ma­jor­ity of mar­ket lead­ers, es­pe­cially in fast-paced in­dus­tries such...