2
Apr

Changes in Construction Law.

On February 13th 2020 Polish Parliament passed an extensive amendment of Construction Law. Regulations about the content of construction projects are to be changed. Apart from the architectural design and site development plan technical project will be needed. The latter must include planned constructional solutions with the results of statistical and endurance calculations, energy specificity …

2
Apr

PANGEA NET Conference in New Delhi.

On 20th – 23rd of February in New Delhi took place an annual conference of PANGEA NET – International Network of Independent Law Firms. This time the event was hosted by the law firm ILG India. The Law Firm Babiaczyk, Skrocki and Partners was represented by the firm’s partners – Dr Mirosław Babiaczyk and Maciej …

17
Feb

Changes in civil procedure.

On 9th of January 2020 Polish Parliament passed an amendment of the Code of Civil Procedure, which introduces a new type of procedure dedicated to dispute resolution regarding intellectual property cases. Intellectual property cases will now be under the jurisdiction of the regional courts. Regional Court in Warsaw will only hear the cases regarding computer …

17
Feb

Law firm’s participation in Avenir Medical Poland’s takeover.

Law firm Babiaczyk, Skrocki i Wspólnicy is delighted to inform that we advised with the transaction which resulted in Private Venture Partners fund becoming the owner of 100% of Avenir Medical Poland’s shares. That was the second stage of the transaction, as in May 2018 Private Venture Partners fund bought from company’s owners 56% of …

13
Dec

Resolution of the 7 Supreme Court judges regarding contractual penalty

According to the resolution of 7 Civil Chamber Supreme Court judges from 20th November 2019 in the case number III CZP 17/18 stipulation of contractual penalty in case of withdrawal from an agreement as a result of non – performance of a financial obligation is unacceptable. The resolution was passed upon the request of one …

13
Dec

New obligations for businessmen within BDO

On 1st of January 2020 new regulations of Article 79 paragraphs 5, 6 and 7 of the Waste Management Act, which regulate the functioning of the Products, Packaging and Waste Management Data Base (BDO), come into force. Those new provisions, which aim is to seal waste management system, impose new obligations for businessmen. Registration in …

2
Nov

Important judgment of the Supreme Court regarding franchised chains

On October 9th 2019 the Supreme Court dismissed a complaint, filed by an entrepreneur who runs a chain of franchised restaurants, regarding imposing a fine by the President of the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection. The fine was imposed due to the pact concerning fixed prices in all the restaurants in the chain. In …

2
Nov

Sale of shares of United Packaging S.A.

On October 1st 2019 our Law firm’s client, company Uniservices sp. z o. o. as a seller and company TOP- THIMM OPAKOWANIA sp. z o. o. sp. k, member of Capital Group Thimm, as a buyer concluded share sale and purchase agreement of 100 per cent of United Packaging S.A. shares. United Packaging S.A. is …

29
Aug

Law firm’s success in front of the Court in Strasbourg.

In July 2019 Law firm Babiaczyk, Skrocki i Wspólnicy successfully finished a proceeding in the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg. In the name of the Firm’s client we filed a complaint regarding violation of their rights due to lengthiness of administrative as well as court and administrative proceedings, of which the client was …

29
Aug

Division of the Krotoski- Cichy Group

Due to the signing of the contract between partners Robert Krotoski and Mirosław Cichy division of the biggest car dealer group on the Polish market, with an annual turnover exceeding two billion zloty, became a fact. Law firm Babiaczyk, Skrocki i Wspólnicy took part in the preparations and negotiations of the division contract’s conditions from …