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...
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...
Amendments to Agricultural System Act
On 9 May 2019, the upper house of the Polish parliament (the Senate) adopted, without revisions, the Act of 26 April 2019 on Amendments to the Agricultural System Act and Selected Other Acts (the “Amendment”). The Amendment was subsequently signed by the Polish Presiden...
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...