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Russian contractors barred from Polish public procurement
Changes in anti money laundering law
Will newly listed companies on the Warsaw Stock Exchange benefit from new tax regulations?
Will a tax exemption attract investors to the Warsaw Stock Exchange?
Recast regulation on export control of dual-use items: What will change?
New calculation of the capacity fee
No more paper applications to the National Court Register
Will the Housing for Land Act increase the number of housing developments?
Illegal use of a structure: Fines ruthlessly pursued
Next phase in limitation and extinguishment of reprivatisation claims to Warsaw properties
A new approach to construction design
Narrower set of parties in cases seeking a building permit
Transfer of a building permit without the consent of the prior investor
New rules for legalisation of unlawful construction
No more legalisation of unlawful construction with a variance from technical construction regulations
IP courts: How to ensure that we aren’t infringing someone else’s exclusive rights?
Extension of deadlines to perform transfer pricing obligations
Simplified restructuring procedure: A new tool for businesses in crisis
Construction in the time of coronavirus
Epidemic threat and quarantine obligation
Coronavirus: How to challenge compulsory treatment?
Employers and new regulations on COVID-19
Changes in civil procedure: High hopes, some difficulties
Technical improvements in procedure
New jurisdiction of the courts in certain cases
The return of the separate procedure in commercial cases
New procedure for service of documents under the Civil Procedure Code
New litigation management tools for judges
Registration of beneficial owners
Criminal procedure: Third reform, dubious results
KOWR consent to acquire agricultural land: A new approach
Acquisition of banks under KNF supervision
Manufacturing waiver weakens SPCs
Resolutions of shareholders of a limited-liability company
A new approach to dividends in limited-liability companies
Drug distribution: New regulations in the Pharmaceutical Law
Use of criminal law to combat drug distribution
Changes to trademark law from 16 March 2019
Abolition of the graphical presentation requirement for national trademarks
Collective mark and guarantee mark
Licensee as claimant: A significant new entitlement
Trademarks in dictionaries and encyclopaedias
Liability of intermediaries for trademark infringement
Amendments to the rules on transit of counterfeit goods
Is it now time for employment contracts in electronic form?
Employee capital plans mean new obligations for employers
Can shops operate on 12 November 2018?
Further amendments on financial statements
Further amendments to the Water Law
The split payment mechanism
New law on corporate groups enters into force in October 2022
The business judgment rule
Binding instructions for conduct of the company’s affairs under the new Holding Law
Squeezeout and buyout under the new Holding Law
The Holding Law in practice: Do companies need to amend their articles of association?
New provisions on by-products
Minister of Infrastructure takes first step on new offshore wind permits in Poland
The new Developers Act: What will change?
Reservation agreement: What shape will it take under the new Developers Act?
New rules for handover of residential units and single-family houses
Change of information obligations of banks in the new Developers Act
Date of entry into force of the new Developers Act and transitional provisions
The amendment to the Administrative Procedure Code of 11 August 2021: What does it actually mean, and does it live up to the declarations of the authorities?
“Slim VAT 2”: Another reform of VAT settlements
Tax strategy: A step toward transparency or just more red tape?
New waste storage requirements
What will be the fate of applications for building permits prepared under the old energy-efficiency standards?
Amendments to the Inheritance and Gift Tax Act
Abusive clauses under the new Public Procurement Law
Control of certain investments: new protective provisions
IP courts: Cancellation of trademarks and industrial designs not only before the Patent Office
IP courts: Change in regulations on information claims from 1 July 2020
IP courts: Will it be easier to prove infringements?
IP courts: Changes in proceedings for protection of intellectual property
Changes in taxpayers’ dealings with the tax authorities and administrative courts: Shield 3.0
Can a business be a consumer? Yes, from 1 June 2020
Contractual advantage: Examples of potentially prohibited practices
How to establish collateral on investment certificates of closed-end investment funds?
Doubts about the act on GMO-free products
Public companies must adopt a compensation policy
Mandatory websites for joint-stock companies
The simple stock company
Can entrapment help to prosecute companies?
Legal actions of a “false” corporate body can be saved. But all of them?
New Public Procurement Law: The draft has arrived
New PPL: Is everything in line with EU law?
New “basic procedure” for contracts below EU thresholds
Grounds for exclusion in the proposed new Public Procurement Law: Closer to the directive
Bid bonds in 2020: same problems, same sanctions
A revolution in the required content of public contracts
Data protection and public procurement
Financial market – changes, changes, and more changes
Costly parting of the ways with the Polish tax authorities: Tax on income from unrealised gains
Another step towards to EU copyright reform
Changes in public-private partnerships
Major changes to rules on statutory time limits on claims
The Constitution for Business soon in force
A business that is a natural person can appoint a commercial proxy
Regulated business activity in the Constitution for Business
Bill amending the 10H Act to enlarge the area accessible to onshore wind farms is closer and closer to adoption
New rules for waste management in ports
Will the proposed changes to the Environmental Impact Assessment Act improve the real estate development process?
Offshore wind energy and planned amendments to the Maritime Areas Act
EU regulations will force the eco-design of sustainable products
The new EU Battery Regulation
Compensation for human rights violations in supply chains
Onshore wind power in Poland: Bill to amend the 10H Act gains momentum
Revolution in telecommunications services in prisons
Proposed new rules on international shipments of waste
Pregnancy register: Surveillance tool or technological advance?
New quality in healthcare? The Ministry of Health proposes changes
Polish Whistleblowing Act: What should employers expect?
Transfer pricing: The next amendment
Holding law: Proposed amendment to the Commercial Companies Code
Liability for binding instructions in the proposed holding law
The amended mechanism for extended producer responsibility—part I
Proposed changes in transfer pricing regulations
The Polish Deal: Consolidation relief and changes in tax treatment of debt financing costs
Preferences for PIT payers investing in alternative investment companies and new conditions for the tax exemption for AICs from 2022
Proposed changes would increase tax burdens on top earners
Benefits for people returning from abroad, tax holidaymakers, and tax optimisers coming in from the cold
New tax regime for holding companies: Who will benefit from it?
New tax options for capital groups: VAT groups in Poland
Depreciation of real estate belonging to real estate companies
Amendments to the Investment Funds Act
“590 interpretation”: Investment agreement with the Minister of Finance for new investments
A chance for a resurgence of onshore wind power investments in Poland
Developers Guarantee Fund: More drawbacks than benefits?
Single-use plastics will disappear, new obligations will be imposed on businesses
Veggie burgers will still be a thing
Taxation of real estate companies
Planned rules for imposing corporate income tax on limited partnerships from 2021
Limited partnerships and some registered partnerships to be subject to corporate income tax
W kwestii pouczeń pisanych po ludzku na razie obeszliśmy się smakiem
Showdown in the penalty area: An opportunity for change in sport?
Coronavirus: Shielding package for business
Special Offshore Bill
(R)evolution in dealings between taxpayers and tax authorities
New Public Procurement Law: Mediation and conciliation at the Court of Arbitration at the General Counsel to the Republic of Poland—good or bad solution?
Key changes proposed in waste records and Waste Database
Can an aggrieved person harmed by a corporate entity file a complaint concerning tardiness?
Bad smell law places restrictions on construction of large-scale animal farms
RES Act to be amended again
If it comes to a “no-deal” Brexit, UK financial market firms will be given transition periods
Digitalisation of procurement without signposting
Food law 2019: GMO-free labelling
Can new regulations limit the possibility of resigning from a company’s management board?
Relief for energy-intensive businesses, other businesses under strain