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Paweł Mazur: Sometimes winning a tender turns into a nightmare
Interview with Paweł Mazur, an adwokat of counsel at Wardyński & Partners.
Paweł Mazur: Sometimes winning a tender turns into a nightmare
Beware: not every infringement of a renowned brand is actionable
The court may refuse to find unfair competition even if the grounds are met, if the facts in the case show that the holder of a renowned trademark did not take action against infringements for an extended time.
Beware: not every infringement of a renowned brand is actionable
When is income on currency options recognised?
In the case of “virtual” currency forward contracts income is deemed to arise upon receipt of payment.
When is income on currency options recognised?
One-stop shop doesn't deliver the goods
Łukasz Koziński and Bartłomiej Wyjatek from the Corporate Law practice group at Wardyński & Partners discuss why the “one-stop shop” approach to business registrations has not achieved the expected savings in time.
One-stop shop doesn't deliver the goods
Price regulation on a competitive gas market
Setting rates for energy companies is not inconsistent with achieving competition on the energy market, but not all price interventions by regulators are legally permissible.
Price regulation on a competitive gas market
Better to file petition to enforce claim before the debtor is declared bankrupt
Sometimes creditors put off commencing an action to enforce a claim when it could worsen the debtor’s financial position. As a result, they must wait until the bankruptcy proceeding is over before filing suit.
Better to file petition to enforce claim before the debtor is declared bankrupt
Not every use of a trademark is sufficient to maintain registration rights
Placing a trademark on items given free-of-charge to customers does not constitute “genuine use” of a trademark required to maintain the registration.
Not every use of a trademark is sufficient to maintain registration rights
A long way home
Cases seeking restitution of real estate in Poland lost through post-war agricultural reforms can stretch out for years.
A long way home
First judgment in favour of a customer who lost money on currency hedging
The court held that the bank misled the customer by failing to warn of the risk associated with currency forward contracts. But each claim must be considered on a case-by-case basis.
First judgment in favour of a customer who lost money on currency hedging
Izabela Zielińska-Barłożek: Prison for pollution
An interview with Izabela Zielińska-Barłożek, a partner at Wardyński & Partners who directs the Environmental Law practice group
Izabela Zielińska-Barłożek: Prison for pollution
Fiscal Penal Code before the Constitutional Tribunal
Can advertising of companies conducting gambling activity properly be outlawed? wonder Adam Studziński and Radosław Teresiak, tax advisers from Wardyński & Partners.
Fiscal Penal Code before the Constitutional Tribunal
Grzelak v Poland
The failure to offer ethics classes in Polish public schools, resulting in absence of a grade for this subject in the student’s transcript, constitutes unlawful discrimination on religious grounds, the European Court of Human Rights has held.
Grzelak v Poland