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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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ONLINE COURSE: Register of shareholders and security interests in shares

An online training course on select practical problems from the creditors’ point of view, related to the use of security interests in shares in light of the mandatory dematerialization of shares, will be held on June 30, 2020, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Participants a...

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act BSWW advises Adventum International on purchase of an office building in Wrocław

Adventum International, an investment fund operating internationally, has purchased an office building located at Plac Orląt Lwowskich in Wrocław. Covering a usable area of over 17,000 sq.m., the building (“Centrum Orląt”) is located in a city center of Wrocław, nearby...

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Amendments to public procurement law in view of draft “Anti-Crisis Shield 4.0”

A draft version of the so-called “Anti-Crisis Shield 4.0” has just reached the parliament (the “Draft Bill”). It introduces further amendments to the existing special purpose act, including ones that concern the public procurement law (“PPL”). The Draft Bill amends t...

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Anti-Crisis Shield 3.0 – suspension of court and procedural deadlines lifted

May 16, 2020 was the effective date for most provisions of the so-called “Anti-Crisis Shield 3.0.” The Act lifts the suspension of court and procedural deadlines. When will time limits start to run and how to count them? Until now, during the coronavirus epidemic, time...

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Anti-Crisis Shield 3.0 – remote hearings and closed-door sessions in civil cases

May 16, 2020 was the effective date for most provisions of the Act of May 14, 2020, amending specific acts in terms of protective actions related to the spread of SARS-CoV2 (Dz. U. / Journal of Laws of 2020, item 875), commonly referred to as “Anti-Crisis Shield 3.0.” C...

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Ministry of Justice announces simplified restructuring procedure

In response to act BSWW’s request for legislative actions, the Ministry of Justice has announced that it is working on a simplified restructuring procedure for enterprises. At the onset of the epidemic, act BSWW asked the Ministry of Justice to suspend the obligation t...

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