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 …

6
Aug

New type of capital company in Code of Commercial Companies

On June 13, 2019 Polish Parliament passed an amendment of the Code of Commercial Companies, which introduces to polish legal system a new type of capital company – a simple stock – offering company. According to the amendment share capital is supposed to be at least 1 PLN, and it’s change will not effect in …

6
Aug

PANGEA NET Conference in Amsterdam

On June 27th – 30th took place the Annual General Meeting of PANGEA NET – International Network of Independent Law Firms. This year the meeting was hosted by a Duch law firm Valegis Advocaten in Amsterdam. The Law Firm Babiaczyk, Skrocki i Wspólnicy was represented by the firm’s partners – Dr Mirosław Babiaczyk and lawyer …

9
May

Changes concerning the trade of agricultural land.

On April 26, 2019, the Parliament adopted a bill amending the act on shaping the agricultural system. The amendment liberalizes the current rules of acquiring agricultural land by non-farmers. Under the new rules, the restrictions will not apply to land with an area smaller than 1 ha. They will also not include acquisition of real …

9
May

Legal changes concerning GDPR

On May 4, 2019, an act introducing a number of changes in several dozen legal acts, aimed at adapting the Polish legal order to the general EU regulation on the protection of personal data entered into force. The Act introduces changes, among others, in the Code of Administrative Procedure, the Labor Code, Tax Ordinance, Banking …

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 …

9
Mar

Important resolution of the Supreme Court regarding manager’s liability

On January 30, 2019, the Supreme Court in the case conducted under reference number III CZP 78/18 passed a resolution important for managers of limited liability companies regarding the application of the provision of Art. 299 of the Code of Commercial Companies in the event of the bankruptcy of the company. Pursuant to the wording …

9
Mar

A favorable judgment of the Court of Competition and Consumer Protection

Representing one of the Clients of the law firm – a production company operating in the automotive industry – we obtained a favorable judgment of the Court of Competition and Consumer Protection in a case regarding a fine imposed by the President of the Energy Regulatory Office for violation of electricity consumption restrictions introduced in …