K&P Archives - 2017

TRADE AND DISTRIBUTION PRACTICE OF KOCHAŃSKI ZIĘBA AND PARTNERS STRENGHTENED BY UNIQUE EXPERIENCE AND COMPETENCE IN THE FIELD OF THE GAMING AND MUTUAL WAGERING LAW

In November, Bartosz Kosek, Advocate joined the team of the Trade and Distribution Practice of Kochański, Zięba and Partners Law Firm, strengthening the Krakow office. Bartosz specializes in civil law and what is broadly understood as gambling law. He has extensive experience in advising clients on multi-million litigations. Bartosz represented a transmission company in complex […]

The fourth edition of the Constitutional Week organized by the Professor Zbigniew Hołda Association

From November 8-10, 2017 Magdalena Papiernik, Advocate, and Dominika Durchowska, Lawyer, in Kochański Zięba & Partners law firm ran school workshops during the fourth annual Constitutional Week organized by the Professor Zbigniew Hołda Association. The aim of Constitutional Week is to direct the focus of middle and high school students towards consideration of the practical implications […]

Kochanski Zieba & Partners advises Marlin Equity Partners on the acquisition of technology company Medius Poland.

K&P has advised global investment firm Marlin Equity Partners on the acquisition of Medius Poland, as part of a wider international transaction whereby Marlin acquired holding company Medius AB, a provider of cloud-based accounts payable automation software that allows organizations to automate their invoice management process and gain greater financial control and visibility into their […]

K&P advise Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, HSBC, JPMorgan, BNP Paribas and Lloyds in respect to the EUR 900 million financing of an industrial supplier acquisition

Kochański & Partners (K&P) has advised a consortium of banks consisting of Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, HSBC, JPMorgan, BNP Paribas and Lloyds as arrangers in respect to the EUR 900 million of senior facilities to finance the acquisition of IPH Group by Brammer – a portfolio company of private equity firm Advent International. Earlier in […]

Kochański & Partners advises Tauron Polska Energia S.A.

Since August this year K&P is one of the main legal services providers for Tauron Polska Energia S.A., one of the largest business entities in Poland, with equity approaching PLN 16 billion. Tauron Group is the largest national distributors of energy in Poland, with an extensive distribution networks covering 18.3% of the country. These services […]

GABRIEL OLEARNIK – HEAD OF PRIVATE EQUITY PRACTICE AT KOCHAŃSKI ZIĘBA & PARTNERS

Gabriel Olearnik joined Kochanski Zięba and Partners team at the beginning of the second week of September assuming the position of Head of Private Equity Practice. Enhancing the mergers and acquisitions sector, in addition to as joint ventures and real estate practice, is another step in the process of implementing K&P’s strategy of continuous development. […]

SPOTLIGHT AWARD BOOK OF LISTS 2017/2018 RECEIVED BY KOCHAŃSKI ZIĘBA & PARTNERS

Kochański & Partners law firm have received the SPOTLIGHT AWARD BOOK OF LISTS 2017/2018 WARSAW BUSINESS JOURNAL in the category: leading mergers and acquisitions advisory firm. K&P is recognized for exemplary advisory services provided to Redefine Properties Limited, South Africa-based real estate investment trust listed in the Johannesburg stock exchange market, during the acquisition of […]

vBeer Kraków #15

Justyna Zygmunt, Associate at the New Technologies & Telecommunications Practice at Kochański & Partners will give a speech about GDPR (RODO) in IT during the vBeer Kraków #15. The event will take place on September 28th, 2017. This will be the first PL VMUG meeting in Kraków dedicated to technology around VMware. It is worth seeing, […]

Kraków Intellectual Property Law Summer School 2017

Justyna Zygmunt, Associate at the New Technologies & Telecommunications Practice at Kochański & Partners will be a tutor during the Kraków Intellectual Property Law Summer School 2017 . Justyna is responsible for the content-related supervision of the team participating in the moot court taking place during the course. The programme is organized from September 11th to […]

K&P lawyers participate in a charity business running event

Two K&P teams participated in this year’s Warsaw Business Run, which took place on Sunday, 3 September. Despite bad weather conditions, K&P was proudly represented by the following Lawyers: Kamil Osiński, Adam Piwakowski, Paweł Mardas, Witold Błaszczyński, Malwina Stajniak, Karol Piekarczyk, Aneta Serowik, Piotr Kister, Szymon Balcerzak and Tomasz Szambelan. Warsaw Business Run, which is […]

DR MARCIN HUCZKOWSKI REINFORCES K&P NEW TECHNOLOGIES & TELECOMMUNICATIONS PRACTICE

In mid-July Dr Marcin Huczkowski joined Kochański & Partners, assuming the position of senior associate within the New Technologies and Telecommunications practice led by Paweł Gruszecki. Dr Huczkowski’s joining the K&P team is a natural consequence of the implementation of the next phase of K&P’s continuous development strategy, in particular concerning the Cracow office. Dr […]

Press law. Court proceedings in press cases.

We are pleased to announce that on July 24th, 2017, the C.H.Beck series Court Commentaries by Topic (Polish: Sądowe Komentarze Tematyczne) have been enriched by the addition of a publication  by Kochanski Zięba and Partners lawyers: Agnieszka Chajewska (Advocate, Senior Associate), Anna Cichońska (Advocate, Partner) and Konrad Orlik (Advocate, Partner, Head of Litigation Practice). Commentary […]

New Head of the Kraków office of Kochański & Partners

Łukasz Wołk joined Kochański & Partners law firm on the 1st of July 2017 assuming the position of Head of the Kraków office of K&P and Partner for Energy, Natural Resources & Chemicals Practice. Łukasz Wołk will be responsible among others for the implementation of developmental strategy of the Kraków office and the K&P expansion […]

Kochański & Partners advised on the acquisition of Duon Dystrybucja by leading european infastructure fund Infracapital

Kochański & Partners (K&P) advised on the acquisition of gas infrastructure company Duon Dystrybucja S.A., a distributor of grid gas and LNG in Poland, by European infrastructure fund Infracapital. The transaction involved the acquisition of 100% of shares of Duon Dystrubucja from the Fortum Group. “Providing legal services to Infracapital in such a significant M&A […]

New Generation Data Center Conference

Kochański & Partners as Content Partner for the New Generation Data Center Conference, 22 June 2017. Join us in Warsaw on 22 June 2017 at a meeting of leaders, experts and specialists in state-of-the-art data center design, construction and management, which will be held as part of the “New Generation Data Center” conference (Centrum Bankowo-Finansowe […]

Marketing and Law

Kochanski Zieba and Partners as the strategic partner at “Marketing and Law” meeting for the pharmaceutical sector (21-22 June 2017) On 21 and 22 June 2017, we would like to invite you to the Bristol Hotel in Warsaw for a business meeting dedicated to the pharmaceutical sector, “Marketing and Law: Effective operation of a pharmaceutical […]

HR FORUM

HR FORUM “HR PROCESS OPTIMIZATION THROUGH IT SOLUTIONS: CLOUD SOLUTIONS CHANGE THE LABOR MARKET” Paweł Gruszecki, Legal Counsellor, Partner, Head of New Technologies & Telecommunications Practice at Kochański & Partners, will be a speaker at the HR Forum “HR Process Optimization Through IT Solutions: Cloud Solutions Change the Labor Market” to be held on 21 […]

IT IN LOGISTICS – GIGACON

Paweł Gruszecki, Legal Counselor, Partner, Head of New Technologies & Telecommunications Practice at Kochański & Partners, will be a speaker at the IT IN LOGISTICS GIGACON conference to be held on 13 June 2017 at the Courtyard Hotel in Warsaw. The event will be divided into two sessions: WAREHOUSE AND MANUFACTURING and DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORT. […]

CLOUD INFRA – MEETUP #4

Paweł Gruszecki, Legal Counselor, Partner, Head of New Technologies & Telecommunications Practice at Kochański & Partners, will be speaking at Cloud Infra – Meetup #4 to be held on 13 June 2017 in Warsaw, devoted to legal issues related to cloud computing and cloud security. Cloud Infra Group is a community of people interested in […]

New Equity Partner at Kochanski Zieba & Partners

Kochanski Zieba & Partners announced (on Wednesday, 24th May) that Adam Piwakowski, Partner, Head of International and Strategy, has been brought into the equity partnership of the Firm. Adam Piwakowski has been an important liaison between foreign businesses and the Polish legal system. He brings the number of equity partners at Kochanski Zieba & Partners […]

7th Silesian IT and Administration Convention

Paweł Gruszecki, Legal Counselor, Partner, Head of New Technologies & Telecommunications Practice at Kochański & Partners, will be a speaker at VII Śląski Konwent Informatyków i Administracji (7th Silesian IT and Administration Convention), which will be held at Hotel Skalite SPA&Wellness in Szczyrk on June 1-2 2017. Paweł will discuss the new obligations relating to […]

5# Dribbble Warsaw Meetup

Justyna Zygmunt, Lawyer of the New Technologies and Telecommunications Practice at Kochański & Partners (K&P), will be a speaker at the 5. Dribbble Warsaw Meetup, which will be held on May 30, 2017 at the Warsaw Spire in Warsaw. Meetup schedule: How to Effectively Protect a User Interface? How to ensure effective legal protection of UIs, avoid infringements of […]

XXIV Cloud Computing GigaCon Conference

Paweł Gruszecki, Legal Counselor, Partner, Head of New Technologies & Telecommunications Practice at Kochański & Partners, will be a speaker at the XXIV Cloud Computing GigaCon Conference to be held on 29 May 2017 at Courtyard Hotel in Warsaw. The Conference is dedicated to businesses that have discovered the advantages of cloud computing such as cost […]

KOCHANSKI ZIEBA & PARTNERS WINS POLAND TAX FIRM OF THE YEAR AT THE INTERNATIONAL TAX REVIEW’S EUROPEAN TAX AWARDS 2017

It’s with great pleasure to advise that Kochanski Zieba & Partners (K&P) has won the award of Poland Tax Firm of the Year at the International Tax Review’s European Tax Awards 2017. International Tax Review is the leading monthly publication with respect to domestic and cross-border tax issues and is widely read by tax professionals in industry, government, […]

Law Firm Ranking of daily Rzeczpospolita 2017

Real Estate Practice at Kochański & Partners has been highlighted in the current Law Firm Ranking of daily Rzeczpospolita. The transaction under which Redefine Properties Limited acquired a 75% shareholding in Echo Prime Properties B.V. from Echo Investment S.A. has been distinguished by the jury in “Leading Transactions in 2016  – Real Estate” category. The value of the transaction […]

The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa 2017

Business law firm Kochański & Partners another year in a row has been ranked in The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa 2017 guide in the following areas of law: Corporate and M&A, Real Estate and Construction, Dispute Resolution, Intellectual Property, Banking and Finance, Restructuring and Insolvency. In addition, individuals recommendations received: Rafał Zięba, Kamil Osiński, Szymon Gałkowski, Paweł Gunia, […]

Industrial Energy and Defence Summit. Europe meets Ukraine 2017 (#IDES)

Kochanski Zięba & Partners as a partner of the biggest industrial event in Poland. Industrial Energy and Defence Summit. Europe meets Ukraine 2017 (#IDES) will be held on April 20, 2017, at the Marriott Hotel in Warsaw. Industrial Energy and Defence Summit. Europe meets Ukraine 2017 (#IDES) is an international conference the aim of which is to […]

Meeting of Leaders – XIII Banking Forum

Szymon Gałkowski, Advocate, Partner and Head of Financial Sectors at business law firm Kochański & Partners as a Member of Advisory Board during the Meeting of Leaders – XIII Banking Forum, which will be held on April 12 and 13, 2017 in the Sheraton Hotel in Warsaw. The Meeting of Leaders of Banking and Insurance is a periodic […]

Kochański & Partners Advised ProService on a Series of Acquisitions in the IT Industry

ProService Agent Transferowy sp. z o.o. has further strengthened its position on the FinTech market in Poland with the assistance of Kochański & Partners sp.k.. As part of its strategy, ProService has made significant acquisitions (share and asset deals), with the legal support of the firm. On 28 February 2017, ProService purchased all the shares […]

Polish Arbitration Forum

Dr Marek Jeżewski, advocate, Partner, Head of Arbitration Practice at Kochański & Partners, will take part in a panel discussion during the inauguration of the Polish Arbitration Forum organized by the European Arbitration Center. The conference will be held on 7 April 2017 in the Lecture Theater of the former Library of the University of […]

Michał König won 34th Bar Ski Championships

Michał König, Associate at Kochański & Partners, represented the Warsaw Bar Association at the 34th Bar Ski Championships in Krynica Zdrój on 9-12 March 2017. In his age category, Michał won in: alpine skiing, cross-country skiing and combined downhill & cross-country skiing. He also had the competition’s second-best time in alpine skiing and the best […]

Frankfurt Investment Arbitration Moot Court

On 6-10 March 2017, Dr Marek Jeżewski, Advocate, Partner, Magdalena Papiernik, Advocate and Dominika Durchowska, Associate at Kochański & Partners, were arbitrators at the prestigious Frankfurt Investment Arbitration Moot Court in Frankfurt. The Frankfurt Investment Arbitration Moot Court is the oldest and most prestigious student competition in the area of investment arbitration. Eminent practitioners and scholars […]

Training: New Remuneration Policies in Banks

Labor Law Practice at Kochański Zięba & Partners is organizing a businnes breakfast during which it will be discussed on the new remuneration policies in banks. In November 2015 an amendment to the Banking Law entered into force, which requires banks to develop and apply a remuneration policy for staff members whose professional activities have material impact on […]

Aleksander Galos Will be a Panelist During the 25th EuroPOWER Energy Conference

Aleksander Galos, Legal Counselor, Partner, Head of Energy, Natural Resources & Chemicals Practice at Kochański & Partners will be a panelist during the 25th EuroPOWER Energy Conference, which will be held on 5-6 April 2017 at the Westin Hotel in Warsaw. On the first day of the conference, during a debate titled The EU Winter Package […]

#DIGITALKOD 9 MEETUP

Paweł Gruszecki, Legal Counselor, Partner, Head of New Technologies & Telecommunications Practice at Kochański & Partners, will be a speaker at #DIGITALKOD 9 MEETUP on SaaS marketing, personal data processing and mobile apps, to be held on 21 March 2017 in Warsaw. Software as a Service: is it a better process or product? How to use […]

K&P at the Legal Apprenticeship and Job Fair

Kochański & Partners shall take part in the 7th edition of the Legal Apprenticeship and Job Fair, which is held on 14-15 March 2017 at the premises of the University Library in Warsaw. The fair is organized by the following: BCSystems Legal Recruitment & Business Advisory and the Faculty of Law and Administration of the […]

Arbitration Academy

On 7 March 2017, Michał König, Associate at Kochański & Partners, will take part in a panel discussion on “Junior Lawyers’ Experiences in Arbitration Moot Competitions” as part of the “Arbitration Academy” project. “Arbitration Academy” is a series of meetings held at the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Warsaw, organized by […]

Polish railways made safer by groundbreaking judgment on system interoperability

On 13 January 2016, the Regional Court in Warsaw fully sustained the position of Kochański & Partners law firm and advocate Magdalena Pląskowska, who represented PLASTWIL Sp. z o.o. in the appeal against the decision of the National Appeals Chamber (KIO) dated 18 April 2016, in case KIO 446/16. The Regional Court in Warsaw granted […]

Kochański & Partners short-listed in the category ‘Law Firm of the Year: Central Europe’

We are pleased to advise that Kochański & Partners (K&P) has been short-listed, for a second time in a row, by the most prestigious international legal magazine with the largest global readership – ‘The Lawyer’ in the category ‘Law Firm of the Year: Central Europe’ for its annual European Awards 2017. The Lawyer is a leading weekly British magazine for commercial […]

Network Security Congress in Warsaw

Paweł Gruszecki, Legal Counselor, Partner, Head of New Technologies & Telecommunications Practice at Kochański & Partners will a give lecture at the Network Security Congress on 6 April at Courtyard in Warsaw. Network Security Congress covers primarily three sessions: Firewall & VPN, Secure Mail and Network Security. Mr. Gruszecki will speak about the new obligations of entrepreneurs in the […]

XVI GigaCon Conference: IT in Insurance

Paweł Gruszecki, Legal Counselor, Partner, Head of the New Technologies & Telecommunications Practice at Kochański & Partners will give a lecture at XVI GigaCon Conference: IT in Insurance on 2 March at Courtyard Hotel in Warsaw dedicated to the computerization of the insurance sector. The coming years will bring huge challenges for the insurance sector. On […]

Paweł Gruszecki will give lectures at Kozminski University

Paweł Gruszecki, Legal Counselor, Partner, Head of New Technologies & Telecommunications Practice at Kochański & Partners will give lectures on 4 and 19 February at Kozminski University dedicated to the “Internet Marketing” Faculty students. The main goal of post-graduate studies at the Internet Marketing faculty is to provide students with the most current, comprehensive and practical […]

EOIF GigaCon Conference Cracow 2017

Paweł Gruszecki, Legal Counselor, Partner, Head of New Technologies & Telecommunications Practice at Kochański & Partners will give a lecture at EOIF GigaCon Conference on 25 January at Holiday Inn in Cracow. The Conference is devoted to electronic information circulation in the company. During the event, the representatives of leading companies will present their solutions and […]

Aleksander Galos & Wojciech Wrochna join Kochanski Zieba & Partners (K&P)

Kochanski Zieba & Partners (K&P) hire Aleksander Galos as Partner to head their Energy, Natural Resources & Chemicals sector practice as well as Wojciech Wrochna as Counsel and Head of the European Law and European Business Regulations practice. With these hires Kochanski Zieba & Partners have materially strengthened and expanded their expertise and practice in […]

National Maritime Security Forum

On January 19, 2017, Jerzy Aleksandrowicz, Legal Counsel, Head of Defense and Aviation Practice, will be a speaker at the next National Maritime Security Forum organized in Warsaw by the Polish Naval Academy in Gdynia and Zarząd Targów Warszawskich S.A. For more information please visit: http://www.fbm.ztw.pl/  

DATACENTER GigaCon Conference in Cracow

Paweł Gruszecki, Legal Counselor, Partner, Head of New Technologies & Telecommunications Practice at Kochański & Partners will give a lecture at DATACENTER GigaCon Conference on 22 February at Holiday Inn in Cracow. The event is devoted to technologies, environments and tools that guarantee reliable and secure access to databases. The Conference will cover a range […]