The year 2022 will not be remembered fondly in the cryptocurrency market. There are several reasons for this. The progressive decline in the value of coins, the problems of the FTX exchange and the collapse of trust are all raising questions about the future of crypto. Can regulating the crypto-asset market be a panacea for the market's ills?
The Digital Services Act is undoubtedly a key piece of EU digital legislation. The significance and potential impact of the DSA Regulation is compared by some to the GDPR. While this comparison is not an exact match, the DSA will, like the GDPR, find direct application in EU Member States.
Shareholders often disagree with each other on how their company should be managed and controlled, and the direction and strategy it is taking. Differing views may be beneficial to a business, but disagreement, potential deadlock and an inability to make important decisions can be severely damaging to the company (and, in the long run, to shareholders).
NFTs issued without trademark owners’ consent infringe their rights and constitute an act of unfair competition
NFTs may infringe trademark protection rights, as the Court of Rome has ruled in a case involving Juventus F.C., the legendary football club. This undoubtedly ground-breaking verdict will set the tone for rulings rendered in similar cases by other EU courts.
The Public Procurement Office has published a legal opinion outlining the rules for the correct completion of the European Single Procurement Document (ESPD) with regard to the grounds for exclusion from the procedure due to non-performance or improper performance of a contract. The Office stated that economic operators are not obliged to inform the contracting authority of every contractual penalty imposed on them in the past. So which penalties must be mentioned in the ESPD, and which may be omitted?
The exemption from dividend withholding tax provided for in Article 22(4) of the CIT Act has repeatedly aroused controversy among taxpayers due to its inconsistent interpretation by tax authorities and administrative courts.
Even more companies, even more potential investors and even more powerful, substantive talks about the plans, prospects and potential of Polish tech companies. We’ve just concluded an intensive second edition of the Polish Tech Pitches to Private Capital – Recognizing ESG Impact – an event that’s now a regular fixture on the calendar of representatives of London investment banks and private equity and venture capital funds.
All you wanted to know about software distribution, SaaS and open source, but were afraid to ask Poland is a true breeding ground for talented engineers whose salaries are quite competitive compared to those of their colleagues working in the West. This is just one of the reasons why multiple IT operators build and develop […]
Although it will be some time before the CSRD enters into force, it is already worth taking note of ESG business requirements as we are rapidly approaching a revolution that will affect even smaller companies, including those in the IT sector.
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed virtually every area of our lives, but not always for the worse. In a number of cases, changes have taken hold well enough to have already permanently altered our habits, practices and expectations.
Companies investing in crypto, trading NFTs and being active in the Metaverse, need clear, easy-to-understand regulations and low taxes. And these will only be possible if lawmakers understand the nature of the digital world and are familiar with the technology itself.
We are dynamically and consistently developing our international potential and partner network, actively working wherever significant developments are taking place. And we are close to those sectors that will have the greatest impact on the global and European economies in the near future.
On 19 October 2022, the Polish Financial Supervision Authority (KNF) adopted Recommendation A on derivative activity risk management by banks, which have replaced the previous 2010 recommendation.
The coming years will be a time of revolutionary change in Poland’s infrastructure and energy sectors. Hand in hand with this, the reconstruction of Ukraine – one of the greatest financial challenges for Europe in the coming years – is also an opportunity for cooperation between Polish, Ukrainian and Spanish businesses.
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is at the heart of the EU’s strategy for creating a digital single market. In this context, a number of EU legal documents have been emerging for several years, such as the White Paper on Artificial Intelligence of February 2020 or the European Parliament’s resolutions on ethical framework, civil liability and intellectual property rights for AI of October 2020.