3
Jul

Personal Data Protection Act

On May 25, 2018, at the same time as the GDPR Regulation, a new act on the protection of personal data entered into force. Its aim is to adapt the Polish legal order to new European regulations, including regulating the position of the new body – the President of the Office for Personal Data Protection. …

3
Jul

Start of the Waste Database

The first module of the Waste Database, the operation of which is regulated by the Act of 14 December 2012 on waste, is already active on the website of the Ministry of Environmental Protection. This module includes a register of entrepreneurs running activities related to waste management. The register is kept by the marshals of …

21
May

Compensation for the victim’s relatives

In the resolution of the composition of 7 judges of March 27, 2018 (reference number III CZP 69/17), the Supreme Court settled the problem of asserting the payment of compensation by the closest persons of the victim who suffered severe and permanent damage to health. During the proceedings before the Supreme Court, the participants argued …

21
May

New registration obligations of companies.

On March 15, 2018, the amendment to the Act on the National Court Register entered into force. The new regulations impose a number of obligations on entities subject to entry into the Register. These changes include, among others, the necessity of submitting by entrepreneurs commercial declarations including consent to act as proxy and its address …

8
May

New provisions on limitation

By the Act of 13 April 2018, the Sejm made significant changes to the Civil Code in the scope of provisions regulating the limitation of claims. According to the amendment, it will be impossible in principle to claim outdated claims if they are due to consumers. The court will dismiss the claim for such a …

8
May

Changes in compulsory mortgages

On April 13, 2018, the Sejm passed an act changing the scope of securing claims, in particular by entering a compulsory mortgage on the debtor’s property. Zmiana ma na celu dostosowanie regulacji prawnych do wyroku Trybunału Konstytucyjnego, który uznał obowiązujące dotąd przepisy na niezgodne z Konstytucją. Powodem takiego rozstrzygnięcia był brak dostatecznej ochrony interesów wierzyciela. …

8
May

Ranking of Law Firms 2018

On April 24, 2018, the “Rzeczpospolita” daily published the fifteenth edition of the ranking of the largest law firms in Poland. The ranking results confirm the strong position of the Babiaczyk, Skrocki i Wspólnicy Law Firm on the Polish legal services market, and also indicate a rise in relation to last year’s ranking. In the …

2
Mar

Draft of an act on supporting new investments

On February 26, 2018 Sejm has received the governmental draft of an act on supporting new investments. The aim of the act is to enable supporting the entrepreneurs to carry out innovative investments concerning i.a. establishing new enterprise, enhancing the production capacity of an existing enterprise, production diversification by introducing new products or substantial change …

2
Mar

New entrepreneurs’ law

There are parliamentary works in process concerning the act Entrepreneurs’ law – so-called Business Constitution – along with the package of accompanying acts, adopted by Sejm on January 26, 2018. The act will enter into force according to regulations of a separate act containing introductory provisions. It includes many solutions that have practical meaning for …

2
Feb

Compliance training for the Law Firm’s Client

The lawyers of the Law Firm Babiaczyk, Skrocki i Wspólnicy, attorney at law Joanna Wyjatek and Mateusz Doroszczonek have conducted for one of the Law Firm’s Client, a leading manufacturer of specialist medical and research equipment on Polish and global market, a comprehensive training in the field of Compliance, i.e. legal risk management. The training …