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WKB Legal Alert | Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on employment-related issues
Practical guidance reflecting the solutions presented in the draft revision of the Act on specific solutions for the prevention, counteracting and eradication of COVID-19, other infectious diseases and the resulting emergencies (the ‘crisis shield’), announced on 21 March 2020. In this challenging situation, we remain at your disposal. Below you will find some hands-on tips aimed at supporting companies in efficient operations.
WKB Coronavirus Response Team
We would like to inform you that our multi-disciplined team of WKB lawyers remains at your disposal to address any legal questions and queries, including, but not limited to, those relating to the existing epidemiological threat. We have also convened the Coronavirus Response Team.
WKB Legal Alert | Application of GDPR during the COVID-19 pandemic
There are a lot of questions in connection with the COVID-19 pandemic, including in particular  regarding the GDPR.  We invite you to read the answers to frequently asked questions related to personal data processing.
WKB Legal Alert | Shareholders’ Register – the first amendments came into force on 1 January
As of 1 January 2020 certain amendments concerning the introduction of shareholders' register for non-public joint stock companies and partnerships limited by shares came into force. The shareholders' register is a new institution in the Polish legal system, which introduces the mandatory dematerialisation of shares for those companies and partnerships mentioned above. The purpose of the amendments is to improve the security of trading shares in non-public companies and to enable all of their shareholders to be identified.
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.
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.
WKB Legal Alert | Employment law – upcoming changes
WKB Legal Alert | Professional attorneys-in-fact may file financial statements with the National Court Register
From 1 April 2019 professional attorneys-in-fact may file financial statements with the National Court Register, pursuant to an amendment to the National Court Register Act, which comes into effect on that day. The lawyers from the company law and corporate governance team write about the details in the latest legal alert.