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WEBINAR: Restructuring and bankruptcy proceedings amid COVID-19 epidemic – a to-the-point guide

If your business struggles due to the COVID-19 epidemic or you are interested in restructuring and bankruptcy, you should join the webinar organized by our law firm. Send the details of the event to staff members in your company who may be interested. Restructuring ...

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act BSWW ranked in The Legal 500 EMEA 2020

We are delighted to announce that we have received recognition from The Legal 500 EMEA 2020 in seven categories and numerous individual recommendations for our practitioners. Recommendations for the law firm: – real estate – capital markets – commercial, corporate a...

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Amendments to public procurement law in view of drafted “Anti-Crisis Shield 2.0”

A draft of so-called “Anti-Crisis Shield 2.0” has just reached the Sejm (the “Draft Bill”). The Draft Bill contains further amendments to the special-purpose act already in place, incl. ones revising the Public Procurement Law (the “PPL”). Below you will find a summary ...

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act BSWW proposes legislative changes: suspension of obligation to file for bankruptcy

With works underway to revise the so-called Anti-Crisis Shield, act BSWW has proposed that the amended legislation should include a provision suspending the obligation to file for bankruptcy. The issue is discussed in detail in the article of March 25, 2020 by Barbara S...

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act BSWW WEBINAR: Pandemic’s impact on lease agreements for retail and services premises

If you are interested in the commercial real estate market, you should join the webinar organized by our law firm. COVID-19 – Pandemic’s impact on lease agreements for retail and services premises 8 April, 9:30-10:30 Join us Agenda • Solutions proposed in the Anti-...

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Corporate resolutions vs. coronavirus restrictions. Updated as of April 01, 2020.

Actions aimed at quelling the spread of COVID-19, such as border closures, flight cancellations and severe restrictions on gatherings and travel, may have a massive impact on business operations, especially when it comes to resolutions adopted by shareholders, managemen...

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Businesses no longer required to seek KNF’s approval for offering memorandum in case of “rolling” offerings – relief for businesses amid coronavirus epidemic

In the Supervisory Impulses Package for the Security and Growth of the Capital Market, the Polish Financial Supervision Authority (KNF) announced relief for businesses regarding (among others) the offering documents processing. As promised, the “Anti-Crisis Shield,” ado...

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Amendments to public procurement law in view of “Anti-Crisis Shield” – UPDATE

As part of the so-called “Anti-Crisis Shield,” March 31 saw the Polish President sign an act (the “Act”) that contains modifications related to the public procurement law (“PPL”). Below you will find a summary of changes to the previous version of the “Anti-Crisis Shiel...

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Personal data protection amid #coronavirus

The response to the COVID-19 outbreak has infiltrated nearly every aspect of daily life. Polish laws have not been immune to the epidemic’s impact either, with the government recently announcing a draft of the so-called Anti-Crisis Shield designed to amend a number of a...

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Poland’s shopping malls to close?

A draft amendment to the COVID-19 Act has been published on the Polish parliament’s website today. The full version of the document is available here. Based on this draft, article 15ze of the Act, which provides for a 90% rent discount for entities whose operations in...

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Changes in civil procedure following COVID-19 outbreak

In an effort to counter the coronavirus outbreak, the Ministry of Justice has unveiled a set of emergency regulations designed to mitigate the impact it has on, i.a. civil procedure. The regulations proposed by the Ministry of Justice have been included in the draft ...