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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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Significant changes for public limited companies and partnerships limited by shares in 2020

A commercial companies and partnerships code amendment, providing for dematerialization of shares, is to take effect on 1 January 2021. From the beginning of 2021, entries in shareholders registers, kept by entities which are authorized to maintain securities accounts ...

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act BSWW reinforces its public procurement practice

act BSWW has been successfully providing legal services in the field of public procurement for almost 20 years and continues to focus on growing the practice. The law firm’s team was joined by Sebastian Pietrzyk (attorney-at-law) as a Partner. Together with Marcelina Da...

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act BSWW advises BUMA Group on office project in Kraków

Buma Group, a developer based in Kraków, has launched the third and final stage of the Wadowicka 3 project. Building C is the last element of the office complex to be completed. It is an 8-storey class A building with a leasable area of 10,400 sq.m, constructed on the b...

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New obligations for bond issuers

By 31 March 2020, any issuer of bonds which have not been redeemed before 1 July 2019 will be required to file, with KDPW, an electronic report of the debt owed to the holders of such bonds as at 31 December 2019. New developments Following the enactment of the Act on...

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Regulations on combating payment backlogs and new rights of the UOKiK President enter into force on 1 January 2020

The new regulations meant to combat payment backlogs will enter into force on 1 January 2020 under the Act of 19 July 2019 on Amendments to Selected Other Acts (Ustawa z dnia 19 lipca 2019 roku o zmianie niektórych ustaw w celu ograniczenia zatorów płatniczych). The reg...

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act BSWW advises Echo Investment on purchase of real estate in connection with development of office project in Wrocław

The construction of MidPoint71, Echo Investment’s office building in Wrocław, has kicked off. It is one of several of the developer’s projects in this city. The building, covering close to 37k m2 of modern office space, is located at Powstańców Śląskich Street. After t...

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