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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.
Dorota Karczewska joins WKB’s competition law and consumer protection law team as a counsel
We are pleased to announce that Dorota Karczewska is joining WKB’s competition and consumer protection law team as a Counsel. For the last 5 years Dorota held the position of Vice-President and head of the consumer protection division in the Polish competition authority – the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection.
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WKB recommended in the IFLR1000 2020
In the most recent edition of the IFLR1000, WKB has again received recommendations in six categories: Banking, M&A, Capital markets: Debt, Project development: Infrastructure, and Project development: Power and Project Finance, moving up in three of them. Seven of WKB’s lawyers have been granted individual recommendations.
WKB Legal Alert | Central Register of Beneficial Owners – new obligations for companies
The Central Register of Beneficial Owners (CRBO) will launch on 13 October and this means many new obligations for companies. The company law and corporate governance team presents the details in a newest legal alert.