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Walter Gapp Makes Partner at CMS in Vienna

Walter Gapp Makes Partner at CMS in Vienna

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Former Rautner Rechtsanwalte Partner Walter Gapp has joined CMS in Vienna.

According to CMS, "with a focus on debt capital markets, [Gapp] has specialized over many years in advice to investment banks and issuers, legal support for securitizations and supervisory law. He acquired his wide-ranging expertise and experience in this field over the last 15 years with renowned Viennese law firms and has proven his skills in international transactions.

"With Walter Gapp, we are gaining an experienced expert in the field of capital markets law," said CMS Partner Martin Zuffer. "His presence enables us to expand our range of services and client base."

Gapp studied at Leopold Franzens University in Innsbruck, the University of Geneva, and the University of Lausanne. Prior to joining CMS, Gapp spent ten years at Schonherr and almost four years at Rautner Rechtsanwalte.

CMS at a Glance

Founded in 1999, CMS is a full-service top 10 international law firm, based on the number of lawyers (Am Law 2018 Global 100). With 70+ offices in 40+ countries across the world, employing over 4,800 lawyers, CMS has longstanding expertise both at advising in its local jurisdictions and across borders. CMS acts for a large number of Fortune 500 companies and the FT European 500 and for the majority of the DAX 30. Revenues totalled EUR 1.36bn in 2018.

In Russia, CMS has been supporting its clients since 1992. The Moscow office offers a full range of legal and tax services across 21 practice and sector groups. Over 50 lawyers qualified in Russian, English, French and German law advise international clients on all matters relating to doing business in Russia and CEE, and support Russian companies doing business in Europe and other countries.

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