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Sourcing new capital for European companies on stock exchanges in 2021

2020 12 21 J Grzywiński_art. Unia Rynków Kapitałowych2
In 2021, many companies will need flexible forms of financing, for measures such as business restructuring  and technological development. To this end, European stock exchanges must create favourable conditions for financing cross-border IPOs. This goal can only now be achieved by capital markets coalescing as a single financing market, free from barriers through the joint […]

Implication of Brexit on intellectual property rights

2020 12 18_Brexit – Co Dalej Z Ochroną Znaków Towarowych_KZ_PM_EN
EU IP law will continue to apply in the UK until the end of the transition period on 31st December 2020. From 1st January 2021, the intellectual property landscape across the EU and UK will look very different. The primary change is that harmonised IP rights currently covering the entire EU, including the UK, will […]

Kochański & Partners awarded by Chambers FinTech Legal 2021

2020 12 15 Chambers Fintech EN
Kochanski & Partners has been recognized in the prestigious Chambers FinTech Legal 2021 ranking of law firms specializing in providing services to financial sector companies developing, offering or applying new technologies. Kochanski & Partners was recognized for its commitment to promoting the use of cloud solutions in the financial and banking sectors, in particular for […]

Group of companies law in the amended Commercial Companies Code

2020 12 11 Prawo Grup Spółek EN
The Government Legislation Centre website has published the final version of the draft amendment to the Commercial Companies Code, which is to introduce the group of companies law into the Polish legal system. The draft is expected to be submitted to Parliament as early as this January. Below you will find a summary of the […]

International Taxation in CEE – Agata’s speaking appearance

2020 12 03_Agata Dziwisz
Agata Dziwisz was a speaker at the 11th Annual “International Taxation in CEE” conference. This event covered a broad range of taxation matters across the CEE region, taking into account the wave of new measures which have to be handled by tax professionals, including new documentation requirements, audits by tax authorities and new tax and […]

Kochański & Partners named “Law firm of the year: Central Europe” by The Lawyer

The Lawyer
It is our great pleasure to inform you that the Kochanski & Partners law firm has received the title of “Law Firm of the Year: Central Europe” in the prestigious “Lawyer Awards 2020” competition. We were awarded for offering legal services based on innovative technological solutions, our strategic approach to development on regional and international […]

Best Practices for WSE Listed Companies 2021 Coming Soon

Best Practices For WSE Listed Companies 2021 Coming Soon
In response to current trends in corporate governance, changes in the market and regulatory environments, and the needs reported by capital market players, this month the WSE Corporate Governance Committee presented the first draft of a new set of corporate governance rules for listed companies: “Best Practices for WSE Listed Companies 2021” (Best Practices 2021). […]

Idea Bank paves the way for financial sector in obtaining cloud computing certification

2020 11 17 Idea_Bank_cloud
Idea Bank is the first Polish financial service sector entity to obtain the ISO 27017 and ISO 27001 certifications, confirming that its cloud computing solutions meet the highest international standards, and that customer data is processed in the cloud with full respect to security standards. Kochański & Partners advised the bank throughout the certification application […]

Kochański & Partners shortlisted for the Lawyer Awards 2020

2020 11 16 The Lawyer Award
Kochański & Partners has been shortlisted for the Lawyer Awards 2020 in the category: “Law firm of the year: Central Europe”. This is the eleventh edition of the Lawyer Awards already. The awards scheme attracts entries from over 120 independent law firms headquartered in Europe and global firms across the Continent. This is the highest […]

New position of the Polish Financial Supervision Authority (KNF) on robo-advisory services

2020 11 10_Robo Doradztwo_EN
On 4 November, the Office of the Polish Financial Supervision Authority (“UKNF”) published its position on the provision of the so-called “robo-advisory services”, i.e. investment advisory services using artificial intelligence mechanisms[1] (“Position”). The UKNF addressed the whole robo-advisory process, from design to implementation of the service and monitoring of operating solutions. Its intention was to […]

Four facets of tax changes

2020 11 06_Agata Dziwisz_Cztery Oblicza Zmian Podatkowych_EN
Tax regulations are the most frequently amended legislation. This has been the case for a long time, but the scale and speed of recent changes are unprecedented. However, the direction of the changes is unclear. On the one hand, we are experiencing a clear tightening of regulations by the tax authorities, but on the other, […]

Kochański & Partners strengthens the Technology Team

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2020 has been marked by dynamic developments in the new technology market. The pandemic has accelerated digitalisation of economic activity with employers investing in remote working systems and implementing state-of-the-art procedures. Companies are migrating to the cloud and seeking applications for artificial intelligence in management and sales development. However, the law is not always able […]

Świtalski family mansion and grounds in Sowiniec seized by Forteam Investments Ltd.

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The Regional Court in Poznań granted the fourth successive injunction in favour of Forteam Investments Ltd., an investment company belonging to Delta Capital Partners Management – a U.S. private equity fund, in the pending dispute with Mariusz Świtalski. This time, all assets of Druga – Sowiniec Capital, including a mansion in Sowiniec, surrounding grounds and […]