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14/03/2022
The Mo­scow of­fice of CMS to con­tin­ue as an in­de­pend­ent law firm
Dear FriendsWe have been through a lot dur­ing 30 years in Rus­sia. Now a dif­fi­cult de­cision has been taken by CMS to leave the Rus­si­an mar­ket. We are grate­ful to our in­ter­na­tion­al col­leagues for their...
17/02/2021
Most awaited leg­al de­vel­op­ments of 2021 in Ja­pan­ese
CMS Rus­sia ex­perts have pre­pared their an­nu­al se­lec­tion of the most awaited leg­al de­vel­op­ments in Rus­sia in 2021. Be­low you will find the Ja­pan­ese ver­sion of the up­dates.You can read de­tailed art­icles...
26/01/2021
Most awaited leg­al de­vel­op­ments of 2021
CMS Rus­sia ex­perts have pre­pared their an­nu­al se­lec­tion of the most awaited leg­al de­vel­op­ments in Rus­sia in 2021.You can read de­tailed art­icles and re­com­mend­a­tions by our ex­perts on the forth­com­ing changes...
07/10/2019
CMS ex­pands in Africa
CMS an­nounces that RM Part­ners and Daly & In­am­dar Ad­voc­ates, based in South Africa and Kenya re­spect­ively, have today joined the lead­ing glob­al law firm. Go­ing for­ward, they will be known as CMS RM Part­ners...
07/02/2019
CMS di­gest: Rus­si­an counter-sanc­tions
Since the entry in­to force of the Rus­si­an counter-sanc­tions law on 4 June 2018, there have been fur­ther de­vel­op­ments in this field. In the be­low di­gest we out­line the meas­ures that have been taken or...
04/02/2019
CMS Dawn Raid As­sist­ant app
CMS has launched a free mo­bile ap­plic­a­tion that provides guid­ance for com­pet­i­tion-law dawn raids in 27 coun­tries.Dawn raids are be­com­ing more com­mon these days, with au­thor­it­ies im­pos­ing huge fines, in­spect­ors...
18/01/2019
Choos­ing the right visa for vis­it­ing Rus­sia
After 16 Janu­ary 2019, or­gan­isa­tions and in­di­vidu­als in­vit­ing for­eign cit­izens to Rus­sia should en­sure that the de­clared pur­pose of entry for the in­vited for­eign cit­izen matches the activ­it­ies that he...
07/07/2018
Bill on cre­at­ing in­de­pend­ent cas­sa­tion courts of gen­er­al jur­is­dic­tion passed...
On 10 Ju­ly 2018, the Rus­si­an State Duma passed a bill* in the second read­ing, which al­lows in­de­pend­ent cas­sa­tion courts of gen­er­al jur­is­dic­tion to be cre­ated ana­log­ously with the com­mer­cial court mod­el...
10/07/2017
Monaco law firm joins CMS
CMS has ad­ded an­oth­er key busi­ness loc­a­tion: PCM AVOCATS, one of the lead­ing law firms in Monaco, has be­come part of CMS and will trade un­der the name CMS Pasquier Ciulla & Mar­quet. This is the first...
07/07/2017
CMS cel­eb­rates 25 an­niversary in Rus­sia
2017 has be­come a mile­stone year for CMS in Rus­sia, since one of its founders, Bur­eau Fran­cis Le­fe­b­vre, enters the Rus­si­an mar­ket 25 years ago, soon fol­lowed by Camer­on McK­enna and Hasche Sigle. Col­lab­or­a­tion...
22/06/2017
CMS an­nounces rev­en­ue of EUR 999m for 2016
20 June 2017. CMS, the top 10 in­ter­na­tion­al law firm, an­nounces its fin­an­cial res­ults for 2016.Total an­nu­al rev­en­ues of EUR 999m for 2016. When cur­rency fluc­tu­ation is re­moved, an­nu­al rev­en­ues are EUR...
09/02/2017
CMS wins a num­ber of Cli­ent Choice Awards 2017 across Europe
On 9 Feb­ru­ary 2017, the Cli­ent Choice Awards an­nounced over 100 win­ners from more than 25 jur­is­dic­tions for cli­ent ser­vice ex­cel­lence. CMS has fur­ther ex­pan­ded its pres­ence in the win­ners list and our...