News from Poland – Business & Law, Episode 19: New Developers Act
Listing of entities for Polish and EU sanctions
New law on corporate groups enters into force in October 2022
The business judgment rule
Binding instructions for conduct of the company’s affairs under the new Holding Law
Squeezeout and buyout under the new Holding Law
The Holding Law in practice: Do companies need to amend their articles of association?
News from Poland—Business & Law, Episode 18: Economic sanctions against Russia
Russian contractors barred from Polish public procurement
Can a contractual penalty be cut by 99%? When?
Spouse’s consent to incur debt
Abuse of legal personality to the detriment of creditors
Entry, stay and work in Poland (citizens of Ukraine and other countries)
The special Act on Aid to Ukrainian citizens has just entered into force. We have prepared a guide explaining comprehensively the most up-to-date rules of entry, stay and work in Poland for citizens of Ukraine and other countries. Available in Polish, Ukrainian and English. The guide was prepared by Magdalena Świtajska and Katarzyna Sawicka from the Employment and Global Mobility practice of the firm.
Medical assistance in Poland. A guide for citizens of Ukraine
What rights do patients—including patients from Ukraine—have in Poland? What should healthcare facilities do when receiving patients from Ukraine? What about filling their prescriptions? And how are the charges for their healthcare services settled? A guide prepared by Małgorzata Sokołowska and Natalia Falęcka-Tyszka from the firm’s Healthcare practice.
Entering Poland by car and the insurance obligation: A guide for Ukrainian citizens
Is it necessary to have civil liability insurance in Poland? Does Ukrainian insurance suffice? What are the sanctions for driving on Polish roads without a Green Card? How to obtain border civil-liability insurance and is it possible to get it for free? Mateusz Kosiorowski from the Insurance practice explains.
Crossing the border and reuniting families (Guide for citizens of Ukraine)
Another concise guide: How long does legal residence last in Poland? How to extend it? How to bring family members to Poland? The guide was written by Magdalena Świtajska and Katarzyna Sawicka from the firm’s Employment and Global Mobility practice.
Residing and working in Poland (Guide for citizens of Ukraine)
Our brief guide explains the possibilities for entry, legalisation of work and legalisation of stay of Ukrainian citizens in Poland. It also covers the rules for bringing their families to Poland. The guide has been prepared by Magdalena Świtajska and Katarzyna Sawicka from the firm’s Employment and Global Mobility practice.
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.