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  • Cross Border Mergers - an alternative form of restructuring

    United Kingdom 02.07.2009
    UK companies with European businesses looking to restructure are able to take advantage of a new procedure in the UK, as an alternative to a business transfer, which enables a UK company to merge with...
  • Longer terms for renewable energy power purchase agreements in Bulgaria

    BulgariaUnited Kingdom 15.01.2009
    They now have mandatory terms of 25 years for geothermal and solar energy and 15 years for electricity from other renewable energy sources (apart from hydro-electric plants with capacity above 10MW)....
  • New draft energy strategy

    BulgariaUnited Kingdom 08.01.2009
    A new draft energy strategy for the period to 2020 has been published by the Ministry of Economy and Energy. The new draft follows the accomplishment of the aims set out in the 2002 energy strategy, including...
  • John Hutton sets action plan for nuclear new build

    Czech RepublicHungaryPolandRomaniaRussiaUnited Kingdom 12.06.2008
    In an announcement made today, UK Business Secretary John Hutton emphasised the importance of new nuclear energy in the UK’s future energy policy and set out further information on the Government’s...
  • Energy Council reaches broad agreement on Third Package

    United Kingdom 10.06.2008
    The EU’s Energy Council reached a broad agreement on the essential elements of the proposed internal energy market legislative package (the “Third Package”) at its meeting on 6 June 2008....
  • CMS guide to hotel real estate transaction costs in Europe

    United Kingdom 19.05.2008
    Comparing real estate investment values across Europe provides only part of the picture. For a true comparison, the investor will also take account of transaction costs and taxes, which can differ widely...
  • CMS Guide to principal hotel specific laws in Europe and China

    United Kingdom 19.05.2008
    This guide sets out the principal hotel-specific laws for 18 of the key European countries and, in addition, China. If you are a hotel owner or operator in any of these countries or if you are looking...
  • Skilled workers under the Points Based System (Tier 2) Statement of Intent

    United Kingdom 15.05.2008
    Tier 2 replaces the existing work permit scheme (including Training and Work Experience Scheme “TWES” permits) and, post November 2008, will be the means by which UK employers are enabled to...
  • D&O insurance: current trends across Europe

    United Kingdom 07.12.2007
    Back in the 1980s, there was a joke in the City comparing the new class of non-executive director with a shopping trolley. The two main advantages of the non-exec, it was said, were that he was easier...
  • Bulgaria: MiFID

    BulgariaUnited Kingdom 08.11.2007
    On 1 November, new laws came into force in Bulgaria to implement MiFID, the EU Directive introducing a single market and regulatory regime for investment services across all EU member states. At the same...