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The commitment we show when working for domestic and global clients has been recognized in prestigious international rankings: Chambers Europe and Legal500 EMEA

In 2018 we were listed again among Poland’s largest law firms in the rankings published by Rzeczpospolita daily newspaper

We have a highly efficient and growing Italian Desk

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act BSWW

For over ten years, act BSWW legal & tax has been building a reputation for excellence among Polish and international clients by delivering reliable legal services and advising on prestigious transactions and high-profile disputes. We offer comprehensive legal consulting and in-depth knowledge in various fields of law across diverse industry verticals.

act BSWW legal & tax is one of the founding members of act legal, a European alliance of law firms, operating in 10 countries.

The act BSWW legal & tax team consists of 80 experienced and skilled practitioners in a wide range of legal fields.

The law firm works in Polish, English, Italian, German and Russian. Our Italian Desk is one of the most efficient solutions of its kind in Poland, supporting clients originating from Italy and those with ties to the Italian capital.

Our commitment to superior-quality services for Polish and international Clients has been acknowledged in international rankings.

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Rankings

The Legal 500 EMEA

has been recommending us each year since 2015.

As of 2019, we are ranked in the following practice areas: Banking and Finance; Capital Markets; Commercial, Corporate and M&A; Construction; Dispute Resolution; Employment; and White-collar Crime.

A number of our lawyers have also received individual recommendations: Jacek Bieniak, Piotr Smołuch, Michał Wielhorski, Piotr Wojnar, Marek Wojnar, Magdalena Banaszczyk-Głowacka, Marta Kosiedowska, Katarzyna Marzec, Piotr Pośnik, and Sebastian Sury.

Chambers Global

recommends us in Corporate/M&A – Foreign Desk (Italy) both in the 2016 and the 2015 editions and in Corporate/M&A – Desk based Abroad (Italy) in the 2015 edition.

Chambers Europe

recommends us in Real Estate (2018 and 2019) and Capital Markets: Debt (2019).

Additionally, Michał Wielhorski has been ranked as “recognised practitioner” (2018 and 2019) for being one of Poland’s leading real estate lawyers.

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act BSWW handles one of Kraków’s largest office property transactions

act BSWW provided INTER-BUD Group (investor and lessor) with legal support related to one of the biggest transactions on Kraków’s office property market. UBS signed a lease agreement for over 19,500 m2. of office space in Fabryczna Office Park, a complex developed by I...

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Małgorzata Stefaniak made partner at act BSWW

Małgorzata Stefaniak, legal counsel, has joined the group of act BSWW’s partners. She has been with the firm since 2016. Małgorzata is an expert in capital markets law, providing legal advice to listed companies, investment companies, investment fund companies and a...

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act BSWW advises Finnish developer, YIT, on purchase of highly sought-after land in Sadyba

Finland’s leading developer, YIT Development, has purchased a land lot located at Nałęczowska street in Sadyba (a neighborhood of Warsaw), with an eye on building nearly 300 apartments in Q4 2019 as part of Nordic Sadyba project. “We are proud to have succeeded in buyi...

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act BSWW advises Strabag Real Estate on hotel sale

act BSWW consulted Strabag Real Estate on a transaction involving the sale of a downtown Warsaw hotel. Motel One at Tamka street features 12,700 m2 of usable area, eleven levels and over 300 rooms. The Fryderyk Chopin Museum is located nearby. The scope of the law f...

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New rules for public offerings

Prospectus Regulation (no. 2017/1129) takes effect – changes and transition period for capital markets Regulation (EU) 2017/1129 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 14 June 2017 on the prospectus to be published when securities are offered to the public or...

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New obligations of partnerships and companies: Central Register of Beneficial Owners

The Central Register of Beneficial Owners (hereinafter referred to as the “Register”) is supposed to be implemented in Poland on October 13, 2019. This is related to the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act, which came into effect as of July 13, 201...

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