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When is a company prohibited from paying out money to its shareholders?
Risks connected with shareholders’ receipt of money from a limited-liability company out of the assets necessary to cover the share capital.
When is a company prohibited from paying out money to its shareholders?
Changes in the National Court Register
Amendments have been proposed to the law governing the process of registering entities required to be entered in the National Court Register.
Changes in the National Court Register
A shareholder's right to exercise individual supervision of the affairs of a limited-liability company
Shareholders may obtain knowledge about the affairs of a limited-liability company not only from the company’s annual financial report and the management board’s annual business report.
A shareholder's right to exercise individual supervision of the affairs of a limited-liability company
Sale of a business and transfer of commercial agreements
The acquirer of an enterprise does not automatically become a party to commercial agreements concluded as part of the business operated by the seller.
Sale of a business and transfer of commercial agreements
Starting a business in Belarus
With simplified registration procedures, it now takes just a day to establish a business in Belarus. When registration is based on documents from Poland, no additional legalisation is required.
Starting a business in Belarus
The creditor's dilemma: Join forces or go it alone?
When assets are being removed from a debtor threatened with insolvency, the creditors face a choice of seeking to set aside such transactions independently, or filing a bankruptcy petition and relying on the actions of the bankruptcy trustee.
The creditor's dilemma: Join forces or go it alone?
Passage of shares in a limited-liability company to a shareholder's legal successors
Provisions in the articles of association can pre-empt the application of inheritance laws to shares in a limited-liability company.
Passage of shares in a limited-liability company to a shareholder's legal successors
Liability in damages of a member of the management board for failure to file a timely bankruptcy petition for a limited-liability company
A creditor of a company may seek to hold a member of the management board liable in damages if a bankruptcy petition for the company is not filed on time.
Liability in damages of a member of the management board for failure to file a timely bankruptcy petition for a limited-liability company
Konrad Grotowski: The owners of a company threatened by bankruptcy sometimes give in to the temptation to remove assets from the company
An interview with Konrad Grotowski from the Bankruptcy and Restructuring practices at Wardyński & Partners on how creditors can protect themselves against actions by a dishonest debtor.
Konrad Grotowski: The owners of a company threatened by bankruptcy sometimes give in to the temptation to remove assets from the company
Who is liable for overstating the value of an in-kind contribution?
The requirement that the share capital of a limited-liability company be fully covered prior to registration of the company is tied to liability in the event that an in-kind contribution is made to the company at an inflated value.
Who is liable for overstating the value of an in-kind contribution?
What's up with the reform of limited-liability companies?
On 22 February 2013, the lower house of the Polish Parliament voted to reject a bill that would reduce the minimum statutory share capital in limited-liability companies. But changes are still necessary.
What's up with the reform of limited-liability companies?
Fairness opinions in Poland
External, independent opinions on the fairness of the financial conditions of M&A transactions are gaining popularity in Polish practice.
Fairness opinions in Poland