Polish Whistleblowing Act: What should employers expect?
News from Poland—Business & Law, Episode 10: property restitution (reprivatisation)
Mystery shopper: Controlled purchases by UOKiK
Quest: Listing on the Warsaw Stock Exchange
Industrial doctorate: Synergy of science and business
Tales from the National Appeal Chamber: Can a discrepancy in a bid price between figures and words be treated as a typographical error?
News from Poland—Business & Law, Episode 9: transfer pricing compliance obligations
Problems with justifications for rulings: How to proceed properly?
How to recognise expenditures on production of a computer game in income taxes?
Transfer pricing: The next amendment
Holding law: Proposed amendment to the Commercial Companies Code
Liability for binding instructions in the proposed holding law
The right to disconnect: Real relief for employees or just additional obligations for employers?
We check the pros and cons of the right to disconnect—an important and timely subject, as the boundaries between work and private life of employees are blurring like never before. Legislative work at the EU level has also accelerated. Will a directive establishing employees’ right to disconnect be the solution? We encourage you to read our report.
Corporate criminal liability in Poland
In Poland, the Act on Liability of Collective Entities for Punishable Offences has been in force for nearly 18 years. It regulates the liability often referred to in practice as corporate criminal liability. In this guide, we outline the rules for corporate criminal liability under the current law.
Whistleblowing system – a must-have or a nice-to-have?
Irregularities can occur even in the best-organised and -managed company. They can take different forms and have various consequences. Employees have the greatest knowledge of the organisation, so it is worthwhile to establish the appropriate culture of responsibility for the wellbeing of the company and to provide employees a convenient, confidential channel to report irregularities they may observe.
Law and the automotive sector
The automotive industry is going through tough times. The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a sharp drop in car sales (except for electric and hybrid vehicles). This isn’t the only challenge facing companies from this sector. In this publication we discuss legal aspects of vital importance to the entire automotive industry.
Law for game development
Across 70 pages, we write about the use in games of objects from the real world, legal protection of games and concepts, in-game advertising, tax relief under the IP Box, employment in the game industry, and contract negotiations.
Changes in civil procedure
An overhaul of Polish civil procedure was published on 6 August 2019. The amending act partly entered into force in August, but most of the new rules apply from 7 November. What should be expected, and what are the worries?
The Real Estate M&A and Private Equity Review - Edition 4
For the fourth time the lawyers at the firm: Izabela Zielińska-Barłożek, Łukasz Szegda, Michał Nowacki, Michał Wons, Maciej Szewczyk, Radosław Wasiak and Marcin Pietkiewicz, are the authors of the chapter on the current situation on the real estate development market in Poland.
Legal aspects of media activity
The most important practical issues of media activity. The bounds of permissible criticism, cooperation with influencers, protection of catchphrases from films, issues connected with dissemination of persons’ images, and rules for liability of website administrators for unlawful content posted by users.