19
Mar

Changes concerning trademarks

On February 20, 2019, the Polish Parliament passed an act amending the Industrial Property Law. This amendment results in a significant extension of the definition of a trade mark. Until now, a trademark could have been any designation provided that it can be represented graphically. At present, this limitation has been removed and the trade …

19
Mar

We are managing the merger of companies

We are currently conducting for the client of our Law Firm, an international capital group operating in the field of production of technologically advanced building materials, a merger project of two companies operating on the territory of Poland. The project involves the merger of two commercial companies, each of which operates a production plant and …

25
Feb

The draft of the new Public Procurement Law.

The Ministry of Enterprise and Technology jointly with the Public Procurement Office has prepared a draft of a completely new Public Procurement Law. On January 24, 2019, the draft was directed for agreements and consultations.  The draft includes a number of solutions that can positively affect the public procurement market. These include, for example, a …

25
Feb

The draft of the new Public Procurement Law

The Ministry of Enterprise and Technology jointly with the Public Procurement Office has prepared a draft of a completely new Public Procurement Law. On January 24, 2019, the draft was directed for agreements and consultations.  The draft includes a number of solutions that can positively affect the public procurement market. These include, for example, a …

25
Feb

A draft of amendments to the Code of Civil Procedure

On January 8, 2019, the Polish Parliament received the governmental draft of a major amendment to the Code of Civil Procedure. It is supposed to improve and speed up the recognition of cases by courts and increase the role of mediation. The draft contains a number of solutions that deserve the approval, including, inter alia, …

2
Jan

The Act on the National Register of In-Debt-Persons.

On December 6, 2018, the Sejm passed the Act on the National Register of In-Debt-Persons. This register will be a public register kept by the Minister of Justice in electronic form, publicly available and open to everyone. The Registry will collect data of all natural and legal persons in relation to which bankruptcy or restructuring …

2
Jan

Support for greenfield investments worth PLN 20,000,000.

The client of the Law Office is a German capital group, which operates subsidiaries in Poland, active in the area of production and sale of technologically advanced wood and metalworking machines. The group was founded in 1982 and currently employs 300 employees and sells its products under well-known brands to recipients in over 60 countries …

28
Nov

WIRAS Verbund International conference in Lisbon

On September 26-27, 2018, another international conference organized by WIRAS Verbund – an organization associating over 100 law firms from 40 countries around the world specializing in providing professional legal assistance for German-speaking clients –  took place in Lisbon with the participation of partners of Babiaczyk, Skrocki i Wspólnicy. The conference was attended by speakers …

28
Nov

Upcoming changes in company law

On August 31, 2018, the Minister of Entrepreneurship and Technology presented to the Government a draft of an act aimed at introducing legal changes important for entrepreneurs, including, among others, changes concerning the functioning of commercial companies. According to the assumptions of the draft, the principles of submitting resignations by members of the board of …

28
Nov

WIRAS Verbund International conference in Lisbon

On September 26-27, 2018, another international conference organized by WIRAS Verbund – an organization associating over 100 law firms from 40 countries around the world specializing in providing professional legal assistance for German-speaking clients –  took place in Lisbon with the participation of partners of Babiaczyk, Skrocki i Wspólnicy. The conference was attended by speakers …