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Implementation of the Directives concerning contracts for the supply of digital content and contracts for the sale of goods

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On 29 June 2022, the draft new legislation was submitted to the Sejm with a view to implement Directive 2019/770 on certain aspects concerning contracts for the supply of digital content and services, and Directive 2019/771 on certain aspects concerning contracts for the sale of goods. It is likely that the changes will enter into force nearly one year after the deadlines set in the Directives, since the new legislation should have been implemented into the Polish legal regime by 1 July 2021 and should have applied from 1 January 2022.

Brexit | The current impact of the UK’s exit from the EU

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Only a few years ago, Europe faced a major upheaval to the international economy with Brexit, i.e. the exit of the United Kingdom from the European Union. This event, like the war in Ukraine or the COVID-19 pandemic, has had significant consequences for the global economy, affecting the quality of our daily lives.

IFLR1000 RANKING | A subsequent recognition in the project development area

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The international IFLR1000 ranking has announced the results of another category in this year's edition. We have been recognized for projects concerning renewable energy, environmental protection, low carbon innovation, regulated markets, energy and environmental disputes and natural resources.

Paweł Cholewiński heads up the Transactional Practices Group

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Paweł Cholewiński has been appointed Partner in charge of Kochanski & Partners Transactional Practices Group. Within the scope of his individual Partner responsibilities he will now be leading both the Sectorial Real Estate and Mergers & Acquisitions Practices.

The European Union at war with disinformation

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Functioning in an information society generates a number of challenges that both economic operators and private citizens must face. The foundation of a healthy system relies on the ability to sift true information from false, which today is becoming increasingly difficult in an increasingly complex and technological world.

Over EUR 600 billion today – and the value of war loss in Ukraine is rising

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According to analysts and economic experts, Ukraine could eventually suffer losses of up to EUR 1.3 trillion in 2014-2026. Assuming a favourable scenario under which the Russian Federation would pay war reparations, it will still not have sufficient financial capacity to cover even a greater part of this amount. Therefore, the priority for Ukraine should be strategic economic cooperation with European Union Member States.

Polish Deal 3.0 – transfer pricing | Tax Focus

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On 28 June 2022, a draft of further amendments to the Personal Income Tax Act and other acts – Polish Deal 3.0 – was published on the Government Legislation Centre website (draft No. UD404).

Polish Deal 3.0 | Tax Focus

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On 28 June 2022, a draft of further amendments to the Personal Income Tax Act and other acts – Polish Deal 3.0 – was published via the Government Legislation Centre website (draft No. UD404).

We are a member of the Polish-Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce, with Dr Markiyan Malskyy chairing the IT Committee

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The IT Committee is a new initiative of the Polish-Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce, and is chaired by Markiyan Malskyy – Head of our Ukrainian Desk. Markiyan has voiced his intent to make the Chamber a platform for cooperation between Polish and Ukrainian IT companies and associations, and in line with this we can expect a variety of meetings and industry events for members.

Rebuilding Ukraine | What to do today and after the war is over

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For a new Ukraine, the reconstruction of housing and infrastructure are believed to be the main areas of development. 44.8 million sq.m. of residential property, 300 bridges and over 40 railway bridges are already lost or destroyed. 779 medical facilities and 1371 institutions of secondary and higher education, 690 kindergartens are destroyed or under occupation.

Investments planned in Poland 2022-2023 | Roads & Motorways, Railways, Energy

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Every year, the Polish state allocates nearly EUR 45 billion for purchases via public procurement. The coming years will be a time of revolutionary change in Poland in terms of the infrastructure and energy sectors, and so we expect the Polish public sector to maintain and even increase its spending levels in the near future.

Dual Listing on the Warsaw and London Stock Exchanges

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The need to raise capital remains fundamental for companies, and access to investors willing to provide businesses with the capital they need is crucial to their survival in rapidly changing markets, by providing opportunities for growth and expansion beyond the geography of local markets.