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WKB Wierciński, Kwieciński, Baehr law firm adopts a new logo and new corporate brand identity
WKB starts 2020 with a refreshed logo and new branding. The revamped logo presents the firm as a team of “WKB Lawyers” emphasising the firm’s dynamic growth, as well as recognising the value added by each of the firm’s more than 100 lawyers.
WKB advised Benson Elliot on the sale of the Sheraton Warsaw hotel
WKB Wierciński, Kwieciński, Baehr acted as local Polish counsel to the private equity real estate fund manager Benson Elliot (together with Walton Street Capital and Schroders) on the sale of the five-star Sheraton Warsaw hotel to Patron Capital
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Domenico di Bisceglie assumed the position of an international partner at WKB
Domenico Di Bisceglie – hitherto a counsel at WKB’s Italian Desk – has assumed the position of International Partner at the firm. He specialises in international investment matters and business relations between Italy and Poland, in particular advising clients in matters involving Polish daughter-companies and branches of Italian companies.
WKB advised Polskie ePłatności on the acquisition of Billbird
WKB advised Centrum Rozliczeń Elektronicznych Polskie ePłatności on their acquisition of 100% of shares in Billbird (a leader in providing innovative payment methods in Poland) from International Game Technology (IGT), a multinational gaming company. The transaction was finalised on 25 November.
WKB Legal Alert | Simple joint stock company – supporting innovation
On 1 March 2020, an amendment to the Code of Commercial Companies will come into force, introducing a new form of capital company – the simple joint-stock company (prosta spółka akcyjna – PSA). Lawyers from Company Law and Corporate Governance practice present details of this new solution in the newest legal alert.
New counsel joins WKB’s Banking & Finance practice
Michał Kalicki, an attorney-at-law with over a decade of experience in complex financing and refinancing projects, as well as in debt restructuring, joins WKB Wierciński, Kwieciński, Baehr’s banking and finance practice as Counsel.
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WKB advised Avallon and Euro Choice on the sale of Meyra Group
WKB advised Avallon and Euro Choice IV funds in their sale of a majority stake in Meyra Group S.A. to H.I.G. Europe fund.
Privacy related regulations in Poland podcast
Agnieszka Wiercińska-Krużewska shared her reflections on Polish privacy related regulations in a podcast recorded by Privacy Rules, a global alliance of privacy professionals. The briefing includes the latest on Polish data protection-related laws and is available both on Privacy Rules’ website and on YouTube.