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Kochański & Partners recommended in The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa 2021 ranking

2021 04 14_Legal500
We are delighted to announce that Kochański & Partners is once again recommended in The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa 2021 ranking in the following 11 practice areas: Banking & Finance Commercial, Corporate and M&A Dispute Resolution Energy and natural resources Healthcare and life sciences Intellectual property Private equity Real estate Restructuring and […]

Kochański & Partners advised CVI Dom Maklerski sp. z o.o. on bond issue

2021 04 08_CVI_KP_EN
Kochański & Partners advised CVI Dom Maklerski sp. z o.o. in the drafting and negotiation of transaction documents for the issue of secured bonds by Huta Małapanew sp. z o.o., the oldest steelworks in Poland. The nominal value of the bonds purchased by a Luxembourg fund, whose assets are managed by CVI Dom Maklerski sp. […]

Winds of Change – Plans to Liberalise the 10H Rule

2021 04 07_Katarzyna Barańska_Winds Of Change – Plans To Liberalise The 10H Rule
Katarzyna Barańska, PhD, talks to Dziennik Gazeta Prawna on plans to relax the 10H rule restricting wind turbine construction: The Wind Farm Investment Act, i.e. the Distance or Anti-Wind Farm Act, introduced the 10H rule into Polish law, forbidding the construction of wind turbines at a distance from residential housing or protected areas of less […]

Moving Towards a Plastic-Free Life – at the Expense of Consumers

2021 04 06_Katarzyna Barańska_Moving Towards A Plastic Free Life – At The Expense Of Consumers
Our expert, Katarzyna Barańska, PhD, talks to Dziennik Gazeta Prawna on the draft Plastics Act. The new regulations are to implement the SUP (Single-Use Plastics) Directive into Polish law. Poland has less than three months to implement the basic provisions of the 2019 Plastics Directive, the primary objective of which is to urgently reduce the […]

China’s Social Credit System. How will it affect Polish enterprises in China?

2021 04 01_System Zaufania Społecznego_EN
The Social Credit System currently being rolled out in China may pose significant organisational and legal challenges for both foreign and Polish entities operating in China. Polish enterprises should pay special attention to verifying their business partners in China, not only in examining the quality of goods they produce and their operational compliance with law, […]

Compulsory Licensing – a Possible Limitation of Patent Protection for Covid-19 Vaccines

2021 03 29_Karolina Marciniszyn_prawo En
In view of the scale of the pandemic, the development by scientists of drugs and vaccines to help defeat the virus, and their associated production have become top priority. A fact worth knowing is that states struggling with the virus may apply an extraordinary legal instrument against patent holders, known as compulsory licensing – writes […]

Kochański & Partners ranked in IP Stars 2021

2021 03 31_IP Stars
Kochański & Partners has once again been placed among the top law firms in the IP STARS 2021 ranking, in the Trade mark contentious category. Our team is recognized for its involvement in implementing complex IP protection projects, and our significant success achieved in handling trademark and patent defense cases. IP STARS is the leading […]

How to Enter the Cloud Without Getting Wet

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In Poland we are seeing a surge in cloud implementations in business. However, we are still to reach the EU average due to many Polish companies showing reluctance to embrace cloud computing. It is important to note that the cloud is not only an effective solution in terms of IT infrastructure but contributes to greater […]

13th Edition of The Moot

2021 03 19_Dominika Druchowska_EN
On 9-17 March 2021, Dominika Durchowska, Senior Attorney at Kochański & Partners served as an arbitrator at the international Frankfurt Investment Arbitration Moot Court competition. The Frankfurt Investment Arbitration Moot Court is the most prestigious competition in the area of investment arbitration for students from all over the world. The participants are judged by eminent […]

Kochański & Partners arbitration team featured in Legal 500 CEE Arbitration Powerlist

2021 03 16_Marek Jeżewski Magdalena Papiernik
The Legal 500 has published its 2021 CEE Arbitration Powerlist. It showcases the leading arbitration practitioners based in this part of the continent. Two lawyers from Kochański & Partners’ arbitration team found their name on the list. Marek Jeżewski, Ph.D, partner and Magdalena Papiernik, senior associate are listed and recognized by the editors for their […]

Technology-driven business growth

2021 03 16_The Cutting Edge
Blockchain, Cloud Computing, and Artificial Intelligence are more than buzzwords – they are concepts critical to the rapid technological development occurring across all industries. Our experts Piotr Galka, Piotr Kaniewski and Szymon Ciach share their views on the technology market trends with the CEE Legal Matters magazine. CEELM: What it is the current cloud computing […]

What’s hot on the business landscape in Poland?

2021 03 10_Rafał Rapala
In his interview with CEE Legal Matters, Rafał Rapala discusses recent developments in the Polish economy including: Orlen’s expansion beyond the fuel industry, the impact of Covid on the real estate sector, recent legislation, including the new holding law to be included to the Companies Code. An insightful look at the contemporary Polish business environment. […]

The Ideas Powered for Business SME FUND

2021 03 10_EUIPO
An EU grant scheme to help SMEs maximise their IP assets. Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are once again eligible to access grants for the protection of their intellectual property rights. At the beginning of March, another ”application window” opened for the grant scheme supported by the European Commission and the EUIPO. What is The […]

The potential of the hemp industry in Poland

2021 03 01_Piotr Kochanski ENG
Piotr Kochanski, Senior Managing Partner and Founding Partner at Kochański & Partners, speaks to My Company Polska on hemp market developments: “The global hemp market is one of the fastest growing sectors, with Cannabis sativa being a driving force for the economy in a number of EU Member States. It can be grown almost anywhere, […]

Nasdaq Nordic – promising direction for Polish companies

A webinar entitled “Nasdaq Nordic – a promising direction for Polish entrepreneurs“, organized by the law firm Kochanski & Partners and Nasdaq, was held on March 16, 2021 at 11.00-13.00 CET via the Zoom platform. The event is addressed to Polish companies interested in investing on international markets, in particular companies from gaming, IT and […]

Multicloud: an advanced version of the cloud

2021 02 25 łukasz Węgrzyn Forbes EN
An interview with Michał Furmankiewicz, Head of Consulting at Chmurowisko and Łukasz Węgrzyn, Partner, Head of Technology Practice at Kochański & Partners. – In Poland we are witnessing a surge in cloud implementations, as shown for example by the latest Eurostat data. Catching up is definitely a step in the right direction, although we must […]

Kochański & Partners lawyer ranked in Chambers Global 2021

2021 02 18_Marek Jeżewski
Every year, Chambers & Partners ranks the world’s top law firms and most renowned business lawyers. This year’s Chambers Global 2021 features Marek Jeżewski, PhD, Partner and Head of the Dispute Resolution Practice Group, as our first representative in the history of the ranking. Marek has been ranked Up and Coming in the Dispute Resolution: […]

Kochański & Partners lawyer recognized in the WTR 2021 ranking

2021 02 17_Karolina
We are delighted to announce an individual recognition for our lawyer: Karolina Marciniszyn has been awarded a ‘Recommended Expert’ title in the 2021 edition of the World Trademark Review 1000: The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals. Karolina has been recognized in the following areas of the ranking: enforcement and litigation prosecution and strategy One of the […]

Economic Committee of the Polish Chamber of Chemical Industry

2021 02 11_Wojciech Wrochna_PIPC_EN
Wojciech Wrochna, Partner, Head of the Energy, Infrastructure and Environment Practice will speak at the Economic Committee of the Polish Chamber of Chemical Industry. The forum, held on February 12th , addresses important contemporary issues in the field. Wojciech will speak on unfair competition from third countries and describe the potential remedies available in EU […]

Blockchain – a revolution in the financial sector?

2021 02 11_Blockchain_EN
Will blockchain technology revolutionise the financial industry? By 2025, the value of the global blockchain market is forecast to exceed USD 21 billion, and 10% of global GDP is likely to be stored in blockchain, with more and more economic sectors opting to use this technology, including the financial sector. Polish banks are rapidly embracing […]

Protecting a company’s image during the pandemic

2021 02 05_Agnieszka Chajewska_EN
What measures should businesses take to minimise the risk of an image crisis and safeguard the interests of the company and its employees? During the pandemic, companies are more likely than usual to experience an image crisis. Remote working and limited activity in many departments do not favour either crisis prevention or efficient crisis management. […]

New Infrastructure & Environment Practice Leader at Kochański & Partners

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Kochański & Partners is expanding its energy and infrastructure practice with the addition of a new partner, Dr Katarzyna Barańska, to head up the Infrastructure & Environment team. Her extensive experience covers legal advisory on major infrastructure projects, renewable energy sources, environmental law and municipal investments. Katarzyna is an attorney at law specialising in regulatory […] and Kochanski & Partners join forces

2021 02 02_Beyond_EN, the provider of the most secure data center services in Europe, is joining forces with the law firm Kochanski & Partners. Their partnership offers customers further confidence that colocation and cloud implementation projects will be technologically superior and compliant with legal requirements. The cooperation is international in scope. The companies’ alliance is a response […]

Kochański & Partners Strengthen Tax Team

2021 02 01_Wojciech Śliż
Kochański & Partners entered the new year with an expanded team. Wojciech Śliż, the former Director of the VAT Department at the Ministry of Finance, has joined the tax law practice as counsel. Tax laws are the most frequently changing legislation, as we have seen especially in recent times. Over the Christmas and New Year […]

Legal security in the cloud

2021 01 12_Szymon Ciach_Bezpieczeństwo W Chmurze_EN
Szymon Ciach talks to Dziennik Gazeta Prawna Online data security depends on numerous factors, but a properly formulated contract is the best tool to control a cloud service provider. This is why the legal aspect is so important in the context of cloud computing solutions. Selection of service provider The constant development of cloud services […]