CMS Netherlands

CMS is one of the largest law firms in the world with more than 1,200 partners and 5,000 lawyers across 80 offices in 45 countries. CMS leads the number of advised European M&A transactions for several years in a row. In the Netherlands, CMS lawyers combine their in-depth knowledge of the Dutch market, in which they have been active for more than a century, with a global network and perspective. For international projects, they work closely with their CMS colleagues abroad. For countries where CMS does not have its own presence, they collaborate with the World Law Group, of which CMS Netherlands is a founding member. CMS specializes in transactions and complex issues, particularly in the real estate, pharma, financial institutions, energy and technology sectors. CMS is closely involved in the global energy transition, regulation of cryptocurrencies and developments around privacy and cybersecurity, alternative food sources and healthcare innovations through the use of big data. Practice areas: Administrative Law - Antitrust, Competition & Trade - Banking & Finance - Commercial Law - Consumer Products - Corporate/M&A - Dispute Resolution - Employment & Pensions - Energy & Climate Change - Equity Capital Markets - Financial Institutions - Funds - Hotels & Leisure - Insolvency & Restructuring - Insurance - Intellectual Property - IT - Life Sciences & Healthcare - Mobility & Transport - Private Equity - Professional & Business Services - Real Estate & Construction - Tax - Technology Media & Communications

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MiCAR defines Asset-referenced tokens (ARTs) as a type of crypto-asset that is not an electronic money token and that purports to maintain a stable value by referencing another value or right or a combination thereof, including one or more official currencies.
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The Markets in Crypto-assets Regulation (MiCAR) covers electronic money or e-money tokens, a crypto-asset that purports to maintain a stable value by referring to the value of a fiat currency that is a legal tender. The main purpose of this crypto-asset is to be used as a means of exchange inside th

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