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Easier to merge or spin off companies
An amendment to the Commercial Companies Code went into effect on 27 October 2011, simplifying and shortening the procedures for corporate mergers and divisions, including cross-border mergers.
Easier to merge or spin off companies
New emission standards for installations
The new Regulation of the Minister of the Environment on Standards for Emissions from Installations went into force on 25 May 2011.
New emission standards for installations
New law on environmental crimes in force since 10 June 2011
There are now more acts against the environment punishable as crimes. In some cases members of the management board of a company may be held responsible.
New law on environmental crimes in force since 10 June 2011
Financial obligations of sponsors of drug trials
What treatment should the sponsor of clinical trials pay for under the new regulations?
Financial obligations of sponsors of drug trials
Permit from the president of URPL, not the Minister of Health
A change in the body responsible for issuing marketing authorisation for drugs should cut the time required to obtain approval in Poland.
Permit from the president of URPL, not the Minister of Health
How long before generic drugs can be marketed?
Generics are substitutes for an original drug. May they be marketed as soon as the 10-year regulatory protection period for the original (innovative) drug ends?
How long before generic drugs can be marketed?
New treatment of share redemption income
Amendments to the Corporate Income Tax Act and the Personal Income Act in Poland went into force on 1 January 2011, including changes in the tax treatment of share redemption transactions.
New treatment of share redemption income
Easier to file for bankruptcy
An amendment to the Polish Bankruptcy Law went into effect on 22 December 2010, giving debtors a chance to supplement deficient bankruptcy petitions while maintaining the original filing date.
Easier to file for bankruptcy
New authority for fiscal inspectors
When must a financial institution release information to fiscal audit authorities identifying the holder of a bank account?
New authority for fiscal inspectors
New authority for environmental inspectors to issue fines
The list of offences for which inspectors may impose fines by issuing a notice of penalty to violators has been expanded.
New authority for environmental inspectors to issue fines
What do fiscal inspectors need to know about us?
At the end of July 2010 an amendment to the Polish Fiscal Audit Act went into effect. Of particular interest is Art. 7c, which expands the obligations of businesses to provide information to tax inspectors.
What do fiscal inspectors need to know about us?
Amendments to Fiscal Audit Act
An amendment to the Fiscal Audit Act of 28 September 1991 went into effect on 30 July 2010.
Amendments to Fiscal Audit Act