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Dr. Mario Brungs

Senior Associate

CMS Hasche Sigle
Kranhaus 1
Im Zollhafen 18
50678 Cologne
Languages German, English

Mario Brungs advises his clients on all aspects of collective and individual employment law, with a focus on reorganisations, outsourcing and redundancies including related dismissal disputes and negotiations on the termination of employment relationships. His practice also concentrates on pensions, in particular in the context of M&A transactions and the restructuring of pension schemes. Mario primarily advises large and medium-sized German and international companies.

Before joining CMS in 2018, Mario started his legal career with an employment law boutique in 2017.

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Memberships & Roles

  • German Bar Association
  • Cologne Bar Association
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  • "Unwirksame Eheklausel auch bei konkreter Benennung des jetzigen Ehegatten", BAG, Beschluss vom 18.2.2020 – 3 AZN 954/19 (LAG Düsseldorf 7.6.2019 – 6 Sa 54/19), Arbeitsrecht Aktuell (ArbRAktuell) 2020, 197, gemeinsam mit RA Dr. Andreas Hofelich
  • "Das rechtliche Schicksal einer Betriebsvereinbarung bei fehlerhafter Beschlussfassung des Betriebsrats", Der Arbeits-Rechtsberater (ArbRB) 2019, S. 47-50, gemeinsam mit RA FAArbR Prof. Dr. Björn Gaul
  • "Ältere und kranke Arbeitnehmer in der Sozialauswahl", ArbRAktuell 2017, 430-433
  • "Stolpersteine bei der Massenentlassungsanzeige", ArbRAktuell 2017, 355-537
  • "Äußerungsrechtlicher Unterlassungsanspruch des Arbeitgebers beim Whistleblowing", ArbG Berlin, ArbRAktuell 2014, 520
  • "Der Einfluss verschiedener Vergütungsbestandteile auf das Urlaubsentgelt", ArbRAktuell 2014, 407-409
  • "Sonderkündigungsschutz in der Elternzeit – Grenzen der unzulässigen Rechtsausübung", ArbRAktuell 2014, 349
  • "Whistleblowing - Eine Untersuchung arbeitsrechtlicher Aspekte und des Reformbedarfs nach der Entscheidung des Europäischen Gerichtshofs für Menschenrechte, Peter Lang, Schriften zum Deutschen und Europäischen Arbeits- und Sozialrecht'"
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  • 2014 - 2017: Trainee lawyer
  • 2012 - 2015: PhD at the University of Cologne and research assistant at major international law firms
  • 2007 - 2012: Law studies at the University of Cologne
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CMS ad­vises Kapit­al 1852 on ma­jor­ity in­vest­ment in SPRiN­TUS
Co­logne – Kapit­al 1852 SCS SICAV-SIF Equity In­vest IV Mid­Cap­Plus, a fund man­aged by private equity firm Kapit­al 1852 Be­r­a­tungs GmbH, has ac­quired a ma­jor­ity stake in SPRiN­TUS GmbH. Based in Welzheim...
In­ter­na­tion­al trans­ac­tion: CMS ad­vises NORD Hold­ing on sale of Bock Group...
Co­logne – NORD Hold­ing Un­ternehmens­beteili­gungs­gesell­schaft mbH has sold the Bock Group, a glob­al heat­ing and cool­ing com­pany which is based in Fricken­hausen (Baden-Württem­berg). The buy­er is the Dan­foss...
CMS ad­vises AkzoNo­bel on ac­quis­i­tion of al­loy wheel li­quid coat­ings busi­ness...
Düs­sel­dorf – AkzoNo­bel N.V., a glob­al man­u­fac­turer of paints and spe­cialty chem­ic­als headquartered in the Neth­er­lands, has ac­quired the al­loy wheel li­quid coat­ings busi­ness of Lank­witzer Lack­fab­rik...
CMS ad­vises home24 on ac­quis­i­tion of home­ware spe­cial­ist BUT­LERS
Ber­lin – Ber­lin-based home24 SE, a lead­ing pure-play home & liv­ing e-com­merce plat­form in con­tin­ent­al Europe and Brazil, has ac­quired all the shares in But­lers, a re­tail­er of home­ware, dec­or­a­tions and...
CMS ad­vises NORD Hold­ing on ac­quis­i­tion of com­pressor man­u­fac­turer Bock
Co­logne – NORD Hold­ing has ac­quired all the shares in the Bock Group, a man­u­fac­turer of open and semi-her­met­ic re­cip­roc­at­ing com­pressors for sta­tion­ary and trans­port-re­lated re­fri­ger­a­tion ap­plic­a­tions...
CMS ad­vises CMP Ger­man Op­por­tun­ity Fund III on ac­quis­i­tion of meat and...
Ber­lin – CMP Ger­man Op­por­tun­ity Fund III, a private equity fund ad­vised by Ber­lin-based private equity firm CMP Cap­it­al Man­age­ment-Part­ners, has ac­quired the busi­ness op­er­a­tions of GETI WIL­BA GmbH &...
CMS sup­ports Korean en­gin­eer­ing com­pany ONE­JOON in its European mar­ket...
Mu­nich – ONE­JOON Thermal Solu­tions GmbH has taken over the busi­ness of in­dus­tri­al fur­naces spe­cial­ist Eis­en­mann Thermal Solu­tions GmbH & Co. KG from in­solv­ency ad­min­is­trat­or Joachim Ex­n­er. Eis­en­mann...
CMS ad­vises ma­chine tool man­u­fac­turer Ok­uma on ac­quis­i­tion of long-stand­ing...
Co­logne – The European sub­si­di­ary of Ja­pan­ese CNC ma­chine tool maker Ok­uma has fully ac­quired Hom­mel CNC Tech­nik GmbH (HCT) from the Hom­mel Group, to­geth­er with its 100-plus em­ploy­ees. The parties agreed...
CMS ad­vises Grupa Azoty on ac­quis­i­tion of Compo Ex­pert
Warsaw-lis­ted stock cor­por­a­tion Grupa Azoty S.A. has entered in­to a con­di­tion­al share pur­chase agree­ment for the ac­quis­i­tion of COMPO EX­PERT group, headquartered in Mün­ster, Ger­many, from XIO group...
CMS ad­vises Grupa Azoty on ac­quis­i­tion of COMPO EX­PERT
Ber­lin – Warsaw-lis­ted stock cor­por­a­tion Grupa Azoty S.A. has entered in­to a con­di­tion­al share pur­chase agree­ment for the ac­quis­i­tion of COMPO EX­PERT group, headquartered in Mün­ster, Ger­many, from...
CMS ad­vises SIX on ac­quis­i­tion of SECB Swiss Euro Clear­ing Bank GmbH of...
Düs­sel­dorf – Fin­an­cial in­fra­struc­ture op­er­at­or SIX has in­creased its stake in Ger­man pay­ment trans­ac­tions bank SECB Swiss Euro Clear­ing Bank from its pre­vi­ous hold­ing of 25% to 100%. As a res­ult, it...