BULLETIN | The most important changes in labor law – an overview
We kindly encourage you to review the currently pending legislative proposals and recent changes in the area of employment law. In the latest WKB newsletter, you will be able to learn more about: remote work, whistleblowers protection, an amendment to the Social Security System Act and obtaining information on employees’ vaccinations.
WKB advised BNP Paribas Bank Polska on financing the construction of a residential building in Wrocław by OKRE Development
WKB advised BNP Paribas Bank Polska on financing the construction of a residential building in Wrocław by OKRE Development, a member of the Koramic Real Estate capital group.
Anna Wyrzykowska becomes first Polish lawyer heading AIJA
Anna Wyrzykowska, a partner at WKB, was recently elected President of AIJA (Association Internationale des Jeunes Avocats / International Association of Young Lawyers) and has just begun her one-year term. Anna is the first person from Poland to take the lead of this truly global legal organisation.
Andrzej Bargiel was our guest in the “WKB – Wisdom, Culture, Business” series
This time, our guest was Andrzej Bargiel, who arrived straight from an expedition to scale the unconquered six-thousanders of the Karakoram. Andrzej climbs the highest peaks so that he can then ski down them. He is the first person to ski from the summits of K2 and Broad Peak.
WKB Legal Alert | Amendments to Polish Companies Law – updated draft bill
On 6 July 2021, the Government Legislation Centre published an updated draft of the bill to amend the Commercial Companies Code (“CCC”) and certain other acts, following its review by a meeting of its legal committee. Compared with the draft published half a year ago, the July 2021 draft does not introduce significant changes. The primary purpose of the bill is to introduce into Polish law novel legal regulations in respect of holdings and moreover a range of amendments strengthening the position of supervisory boards, by providing them the tools needed to more effectively exercise corporate supervision. We present the most important provisions of the draft amendments.
WKB recommended again in the IFLR1000 ranking
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. Eight of WKB’s lawyers have been granted individual recommendations.
WKB Legal Alert | New edition of the best practice for GPW listed companies. Evolution or revolution?
The Best Practice for GPW Listed Companies is the code of corporate governance rules which all companies listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange (Giełda Papierów Wartościowych w Warszawie; the “Exchange”) Main Market are subject to since 2002 (as soft law). The current edition of the Best Practice, adopted in 2016, was replaced by the Exchange Supervisory Board in its Resolution No. 13/1834/2021 of 29 March 2021, by a new edition (i.e. the Best Practice for GPW Listed Companies 2021) which came into force on 1 July 2021.