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  • Discrimination in Europe - Employers’ Guidelines

    United Kingdom 21.02.2007
    The Employment law teams of the CMS member firms have produced a guide on Discrimination in Europe. The Brochure provides an overview of discrimination laws in the following countries: Austria, Belgium,...
  • A guide to data protection in Central and Eastern Europe

    International 16.02.2007
    The importance of data protection law to investors in Central and Eastern Europe When planning business operations in Central and Eastern Europe ("CEE"), data protection law is an important consideration....
  • Selling risk in mid market M&A transactions in Europe

    United Kingdom 01.02.2007
    Martin Mendelssohn and Thomas Meyding of CMS review some recent trends in legal practice which have seen sellers passing risk to purchasers in the mid market. The last 18 months have seen the consolidation...
  • Romania and Bulgaria to join EU as of 1 January 2007

    BulgariaRomaniaUnited Kingdom 27.09.2006
    Romania and Bulgaria will be invited to join the European Union on 1 January 2007 based on the recommendation of the European Commission made yesterday to the European Parliament in Strasbourg. With the...
  • The UK tops foreign investment

    United Kingdom 20.09.2006
    The UK received more foreign direct investment in 2005 than any other country, according to a new OECD report Trends and Recent Developments in Foreign Direct Investment. The UK attracted US$165 billion...
  • Age discrimination – are you ready? 2

    United Kingdom 20.09.2006
    From 1 October 2006, it will become unlawful to discriminate on the grounds of age. At the same time, there will be fundamental changes to the law on dismissal by reason of retirement. The Employment Equality...
  • The new takeovers regime 2

    United Kingdom 20.09.2006
    The UK takeovers regime has been changed to comply with European law and, at the same time, to reflect recent consultations by the Takeover Panel. The EU Takeovers Directive is intended to harmonise more...
  • Share schemes in the UK

    United Kingdom 01.05.2006
    A great way to incentivise staff, or just too difficult? Share schemes started in the US half a century ago. They’re now widely offered both in the UK and on a global basis – particularly helped...
  • Admission to AIM

    United Kingdom 01.05.2006
    Since 1995, the Alternative Investment Market has been the London Stock Exchange’s market for smaller, growing companies. AIM not only offers the usual advantages of publicly traded securities, such...
  • The Company Law Reform Bill: an overview

    United Kingdom 01.05.2006
    On 1 November 2005 the Company Law Reform Bill (the Bill) was finally introduced to the House of Lords, seven years after the review of the existing law began. Some of the detailed provisions of the...