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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
Is the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive already in force in Poland?
Poland has yet to adopt regulations implementing AIFMD, but that does not mean that nothing will change on the Polish market for private equity and closed investment funds in the next few months, before the new regulations are enacted here.
Is the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive already in force in Poland?
The future of securitisation
The recommendations published recently by the Financial Stability Board may result in more rigorous regulation of securitisation transactions.
The future of securitisation
2013 brings further changes in laws governing the capital market
A number of changes in two key laws governing the capital market—the Investment Funds Act and the Public Offerings Act—will go into effect in 2013.
2013 brings further changes in laws governing the capital market
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
Audit committees in public companies
When a company is listed on the stock exchange, it should appoint an audit committee within the supervisory board. The committee must include an independent director with audit or accounting competence.
Audit committees in public companies
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