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Rebuilding Ukraine in practice – financing sources and investment perspectives

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Nearly 24,000 kilometres of roads, end to end measuring ca. 60% of the Earth's equator in length, hundreds of bridges, thousands of buildings and tens of thousands of cars – this is only a partial account of the destruction inflicted so far on Ukraine by Russian forces. But although the war in Ukraine has not stopped since 24 February 2022, the prospect of a post-war reality cannot be ignored, and so ways of rebuilding the country should be considered.

Polish Tech Pitches to Private Capital | Access to International Finance

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In cooperation with the London Stock Exchange, we hosted a “Polish Tech Pitches to Private Capital” Conference Meeting in London. We connected investment, private equity and venture capital funds and private investors with the best business opportunities, seeking to invest in Polish companies going global.

Hybrid event | Designing in a Digital World

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On 22 June 2022, the 15th International Conference on “Innovation and Creativity in the Economy” will be held, organised by the Polish Patent Office. The theme of this year’s event is “Designing in a Digital World”. On behalf of our team, Łukasz Węgrzyn, Partner and Head of Technology Practice, will take part, as an expert, in the discussion “Metaverse: a digital world of opportunities for designers and challenges for lawyers”.

Polish tech companies expanding globally

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The companies spanned the fintech, medtech, robotics and software technology sectors, featuring the most exciting opportunities in each. They presented significant financing prospects, providing funds with the latest insights, data, and high level tech pitches.

WEBINAR | Tenders for Ukraine – current state, participation rules and perspectives

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Despite the continuing war, international organisations and the Ukraine administration are currently conducting a number of tenders to meet the immediate needs of Ukraine and Ukrainians and to rebuild the country's infrastructure. Participation in these tenders is open to foreign contractors, including contractors from Poland.

Hybrid event | Doing business in Poland for Ukrainian firms

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During our event we will discuss how Ukrainian business can enter the Polish market, and make the most of the welcoming business environment and diversify into new markets. There are plenty of options in Poland, which are readily suited to Ukrainian businesses.

A WIBOR Substitute – New Regulations Approaching

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The incessant growth of WIBOR has become a huge problem for PLN borrowers, who are increasingly questioning the methodology for determining the value of this index. However, there is help in sight as the government is planning to assist, although the initial proposals were contrary to EU law.

Polish Deal 2.0 | Tax Focus

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On 12 May 2022, the lower house of the Parliament (Sejm) adopted the Amendment to the Personal Income Tax Act and Certain Other Acts - the so-called Polish Deal 2.0 (print no. 2186). Below we present a summary of what we believe to be the most important tax solutions.

Economic consequences of the suspension of gas supplies under the Yamal contract

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Natural gas as a 'transition fuel' for Europe on its path towards a zero-carbon economy was supposed to help gradually reduce greenhouse gas emissions. However, this environmentally-sound objective now needs a second look, particularly when gas market developments may affect the viability of new gas-fired generation projects, and when permanent impediments to gas availability may even prevent their uninterrupted and efficient operation.

PLN Borrowers are taking aim, and it’s WIBOR in the Crosshairs

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Recently, rising inflation and increasing loan instalments have been one of the most frequently discussed topics. The latter concern more than 2.5 million people and the total value of loans as of the last quarter of 2021 was estimated at approximately PLN 500 billion.