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New law on corporate groups enters into force in October 2022
corporate, new provisions
An act amending the Commercial Companies Code was published in the Journal of Laws on 12 April 2022. It establishes the rules for operation of capital groups in Poland and modifies certain rules for operation of corporate authorities. The act will enter into force six months after publication.
Remote signing of contracts
For obvious reasons, remote signing of contracts has assumed great significance recently. To conclude a contract, is it sufficient to exchange a few emails or to transmit electronically signed documents? It depends.
M&A transactions in the face of the coronavirus
M&A deals are one of the tools for pursuing business. For some they are a method for expanding their scale of operations or generating synergies, and for others allow them to exit investments or raise capital. Thus the turbulence now felt by businesses is impacting their activity in the M&A market.
As of 15 March 2018, does at least one management board member have to have a PESEL number?
already in force, corporate
Concerns about amendment to the National Court Register Act
Important changes in joint commercial proxies
already in force, corporate, M&A
An amendment to the Polish Civil Code has created new types of commercial proxies but also raised doubts about the legitimacy of joint commercial proxies granted before the new legislation came into force.
Validity of current shareholder's title to shares
Comments on the consequences of failure to observe the required form when selling shares in a limited-liability company and the possibility of correcting this defect.
Financial sanctions under environmental law
environmental protection, M&A
Administrative fines and increased fees for exploitation of the environment are increasingly included in environmental regulations as sanctions.
Managing environmental transaction risks
environmental protection, M&A
Infringements of environmental law lead to ever greater liabilities. So it is unsurprising that in recent years investors have been increasingly interested in assessing risks arising from environmental regulations.
Global risks, local remedies: Cross-border M&A issues in the New Europe
The authors report from the IBA European Regional Forum conference in Warsaw on a discussion among lawyers from throughout Central & Eastern Europe on the best ways to minimise common risks encountered in international transactional practice.
Izabela Zielińska-Barłożek: Prison for pollution
environmental protection, criminal, project
An interview with Izabela Zielińska-Barłożek, a partner at Wardyński & Partners who directs the Environmental Law practice group