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  • Bulgaria: new laws on 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...
  • Reinsurance: less regulation between EU and US

    United Kingdom 11.10.2007
    The regulation of reinsurance industry is undergoing significant overhaul due to the EU’s Reinsurance Directive. The new regulatory framework was approved by the European Parliament two years ago...
  • No Legal Professional Privilege for in-house lawyers in EU competition cases

    Czech RepublicHungaryPolandRomaniaRussiaSlovakiaUnited Kingdom 18.09.2007
    The long awaited decision in Akzo Nobel Chemicals Ltd and Akcros Chemicals Limited v Commission of the European Communities has maintained the European Courts of Justice’s restrictive approach to...
  • Trends in the European food industry

    United Kingdom 05.07.2007
    Growth in the European food sector is expected to continue over the next 12 months, according to a new report from mergermarket. The report, which is sponsored by the CMS alliance, includes a study of...
  • State aid - European Commission explains new block exemption

    United Kingdom 12.06.2007
    The European Commission has published an explanatory memorandum concerning the draft General Block Exemption for state aid (GBER) issued in April 2007. The block exemption is one of the cornerstones of...
  • Rome II: EU reaches agreement on applicable law for non-contractual obligations

    United Kingdom 07.06.2007
    Commercial parties will be able to choose in advance the law to be applied to their non-contractual disputes under a draft Regulation agreed recently by the European Parliament and European Council following...
  • Are the proposed CFC changes EU law compliant?

    United Kingdom 21.05.2007
    CMS Cameron McKenna was delighted to host the spring meeting of the CMS pan European tax group recently in London. The meeting focused on transfer pricing disputes, the topic for this year’s CMS...
  • Competition Survival Pack

    United Kingdom 10.05.2007
    The practice of competition law develops apace. The European Commission is emphasising the importance of sector investigations as a tool for finding out more about markets – most recently in financial...
  • The property regime in Russia

    International 26.02.2007
    Introduction The Russian Constitution of 1993 proclaims a right to hold land in private ownership. This is supported by the Civil Code of 1996, but Chapter 17 of the Civil Code, which was intended to establish...
  • New rules for AIM Companies and Nomads - 20 February 2007

    United Kingdom 26.02.2007
    On 20 February the London Stock Exchange introduced a new Rule Book for Nominated Advisers (Nomads) setting out their duties and responsibilities to the Exchange and to the companies they advise that are...