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Shareholder’s proxy at the general meeting of a public company
The season for annual general meetings is approaching with the deadline for approval of the financial statements of Polish companies. Shareholders need not participate in the meeting personally, but may appoint a proxy. However, the law provides for certain differences in appointment of proxies in listed and unlisted companies.
Shareholder’s proxy at the general meeting of a public company
New Bond Act
The Bond Act of 15 January 2015 will enter into force on 1 July 2015. Although it is a new law, for the most part it carries forward the regulations from the current law from 2005, with changes and additions where the need was revealed by the practice under the existing act.
New Bond Act
Changes in issuers’ reporting requirements
Companies listed on the main market of the Warsaw Stock Exchange and NewConnect will be required to release year-end and interim reports as well as disclose inside information. This is more of an evolution in reporting requirements than a revolution.
Changes in issuers’ reporting requirements
Who needs paper?
When conducting transactions involving shares in a Polish joint-stock company, it is essential to formulate the share sale agreement properly and carry out the measures required for effective transfer of the share rights to the buyer.
Who needs paper?
Share transactions and the right to vote the shares of a public company
It may happen that a shareholder of a public company is not entitled to vote its shares at the company’s general meeting.
Share transactions and the right to vote the shares of a public company
Changes in reporting obligations of securities issuers
Recent amendments to the Transparency for Listed Companies Directive should improve the system for release of information by listed companies.
Changes in reporting obligations of securities issuers
Investments in securities by managers of public companies
A management board member, with access to confidential company information, is subject to a number of restrictions on buying or selling shares of the company, on his own or another’s account.
Investments in securities by managers of public companies
Dual listing on the Warsaw Stock Exchange
Dual listing refers to trading of a company’s shares on two (or more) stock exchanges at the same time.
Dual listing on the Warsaw Stock Exchange
Can a company defend against a hostile takeover?
When reports become public of plans for a hostile takeover of an exchange-listed company, the question arises whether the company may take any measures to oppose the takeover.
Can a company defend against a hostile takeover?
New rules for settling securities transactions
A bill to amend the Act on Trading in Financial Instruments was adopted on 28 June 2012
New rules for settling securities transactions
Danuta Pajewska: Dual listing increases the opportunities for raising capital
An interview with Danuta Pajewska, the partner in charge of the Capital Markets practice and the Financial Institutions practice at Wardyński & Partners, about the advantages for a company when its shares are admitted to trading on more than one stock exc
Danuta Pajewska: Dual listing increases the opportunities for raising capital
Foreign exchange permits and reporting
Although foreign exchange permits are rarely required in Poland anymore, companies must still remember about certain central bank requirements in this area.
Foreign exchange permits and reporting