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08 March 2021
CMS cel­eb­rates In­ter­na­tion­al Wo­men's Day on 8 March 2021
CMS Reich-Rohr­wig Hainz in­vites you to its glob­al cel­eb­ra­tion of In­ter­na­tion­al Wo­men’s Day. This spe­cial we­bin­ar, ded­ic­ated to wo­men every­where will take place on Monday, 8 March 2021 from 13:00-14:15...
24 February 2021
COV­ID and ViCo: EPO re­fer­ral to the En­larged Board of Ap­peal
In the last year, the COV­ID-19 pan­dem­ic has res­ul­ted in a large pro­por­tion of the leg­al sec­tor trans­ition­ing to a ‘work from home’ ar­range­ment, with meet­ings tak­ing place re­motely. Non-es­sen­tial travel...
23 February 2021
Ukraine re­sumes large-scale privat­isa­tion
Large-scale privat­isa­tion in Ukraine took a hit as a res­ult of the COV­ID-19 pan­dem­ic and was tem­por­ar­ily sus­pen­ded in March 2020 as a quar­ant­ine meas­ure.  On 4 Feb­ru­ary 2021, the draft law No. 4543...
23 February 2021
D&O In­sur­ance be­comes real­ity in Ukraine
On 20 Janu­ary 2021, the Ukrain­i­an Cab­in­et of Min­is­ters (CMU) ap­proved Res­ol­u­tion No. 28 “On amend­ments to the pro­ced­ure for vol­un­tary li­ab­il­ity in­sur­ance of man­agers and mem­bers of su­per­vis­ory boards...
19 February 2021
EU Gen­er­al Court dis­misses Ry­anair's ac­tions against French and Swedish...
On 17 Feb­ru­ary 2021, the Gen­er­al Court con­firmed the leg­al­ity of the European Com­mis­sion's de­cisions ap­prov­ing the French and Swedish aid schemes in fa­vour of their air­lines. These two schemes, in­tro­duced...
04 March 2021
The Mo­bile Cen­tury 2021: The Fu­ture Re­ima­gined
Presen­ted by: CMS is de­lighted to be sup­port­ing the Glob­al Tele­com Wo­men’s Net­work (GT­WN) as spon­sor of the pub­lic­a­tion of its an­nu­al magazine, The Mo­bile Cen­tury, which will be re­leased on 4 March...
17 February 2021
CMS Ex­pert Guide to com­puls­ory li­cens­ing
In­tel­lec­tu­al prop­erty rights are crit­ic­al for any eco­nomy that wants to foster a cul­ture of in­nov­a­tion, risk tak­ing, and en­tre­pren­eur­ship. Par­tic­u­larly in a med­ic­al con­text, phar­ma­ceut­ic­al com­pan­ies...
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16 February 2021
CMS ad­vises ING Bank-led syn­dic­ate of banks on ex­ten­sion of USD 300m pre-ex­port...
In­ter­na­tion­al law firm CMS has ad­vised a syn­dic­ate of banks led by ING Bank N.V. as man­dated lead ar­ranger in re­la­tion to the ex­ten­sion of the pre-ex­port fa­cil­ity for Ukraine’s Ker­nel Group. The total...
16 February 2021
Fight­ing poor med­ic­a­tion ad­her­ence in the European Uni­on: The Grav­it­ate-Health...
Nowadays, European cit­izens can ob­tain a great amount of in­form­a­tion (on­line and off­line) about any medi­cine. However, this in­form­a­tion is in many cases un­re­li­able and dif­fi­cult to un­der­stand, en­cour­aging...
12 February 2021
‘It’s like milk but made for hu­mans’: Gen­er­al Court over­turns EUIPO’s re­fus­al...
On 20 Janu­ary 2021, the Gen­er­al Court (“GC”) handed down its judg­ment in the ap­peal brought by Oatly AB (“Oatly”) against the de­cision of the EU In­tel­lec­tu­al Prop­erty Of­fice (“EUIPO”) to re­fuse...
11 February 2021
Anti-coun­ter­feit­ing and Il­li­cit Trade
Des­pite COV­ID-19 vac­cines be­ing only a few months old, we are already see­ing the con­fis­ca­tion of coun­ter­feit vac­cines and the il­li­cit trade of genu­ine vac­cines. For those in the life sci­ences and health...
11 February 2021
Ukraine's gov­ern­ment pro­poses law on em­ploy­ee pro­tec­tion and com­batting...
On 8 Feb­ru­ary 2021, the Ukrain­i­an gov­ern­ment ap­proved the Draft Law on In­tro­duc­tion of Amend­ments to the La­bour Code of Ukraine re­gard­ing Iden­ti­fic­a­tion of Em­ploy­ment Re­la­tions and their Fea­tures, which...