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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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Breaking down employee capital plans

From 1 July 2019 the largest employers will have to enable their employees to enrol in employee capital plans. Employee capital plans (referred to by their Polish acronym “PPK”) were introduced by the Employee Capital Plans Act of 4 October 2018 [Ustawa z dnia 4 paździ...

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act BSWW breakfast: New obligations of companies and liability of their corporate bodies

Compliance in practice: How to stay safe? How to implement efficient procedures? Agenda: Draft amendments to criminal law and their impact on business operations – requirement to introduce internal policies Collective entity’s liability for offences – allocati...

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act BSWW and Upper Finance advise on Silver Dental Clinic’s sale to Lux Med Group

Lux Med Group acquired 100% shares in Silver Dental Clinic. act BSWW (legal advisor) and Upper Finance Med Consulting (transactional advisor) supported the clinic’s owners during the sale process. Silver Dental Clinic offers highly specialized services, including a u...

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act BSWW advises Heli Aviation Service on purchase of AW169 helicopter

act BSWW has advised Heli Aviation Service Sp. z o.o. on the purchase of the state-of-the-art AW169 helicopter manufactured by Leonardo S.p.A., an Italian company that is the worldwide industry leader (formerly AgustaWestland). Belonging to the AWFamily of products, the...

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act BSWW advises Rank Progress on second stage of Port Popowice project

act BSWW has consulted on Rank Progress’ sale of over 8 hectares of investment land worth more than PLN 75m net. On May 09, 2019, Rank Progress S.A. entered into another amending annex to the investment agreement with Vantage Development S.A., aimed at defining the r...

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act BSWW breakfast: a new Developers Act – changes and effects

What significance does the draft Developers Act have for real estate developers and financing institutions? We are starting a series of act BSWW breakfasts. Practice-oriented discussion on the key issues related to the bill and its impact on developers’ activity: ...

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