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 …

28
Nov

Split Payment

On  July 1, 2018, the amendment to the Value Added Tax Act, introducing the so-called Split Payment has entered into force. The essence of this solution, regulated in the new art. 108a of the aforementioned act is to enable entrepreneurs making payments for purchased goods or services to settle the net amount on the usual …

10
Aug

Transforming perpetual usufruct into property

On July 20, 2018, the Parliament adopted the act on transformation of perpetual usufruct of land built for housing purposes into the ownership right of these lands. Pursuant to the wording of the Act, as of  January 1, 2019, the existing right of perpetual usufruct of land built-up with single-family houses, in which at least …

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 …