Employment Law Newsletter, October – December 2017 Employment Law Newsletter Amendment to the Act on Foreigners, abolition of a limit on social insurance premiums, prohibition on Sunday trading, and a legislative proposal to settle the status of whistleblowers and the obligation to introduce anti-corruption procedures. Employment Law Newsletter, October – December 2017 Report: ASPIRE Legal Committee Annual Report 2017 Reports The annual report of the ASPIRE Legal Committee is devoted to key legal aspects for the growth of the technology and business services sector in Poland. It includes articles examining issues of labour law, tax, data protection, and state aid. In the report, Katarzyna Żukowska, Dr Szymon Kubiak and Jarosław Karlikowski write about current challenges […] Report: ASPIRE Legal Committee Annual Report 2017 Selective distribution and online sales: Where are we heading? Reports The Competition Law Practice, which is a member of the Antitrust Alliance, took part in preparing that organisation’s report on the most important issues within online sales and selective distribution in Europe and the associated national differences between Member States. Selective distribution and online sales: Where are we heading? Court Restructuring and Bankruptcy in Poland, INSOL International, London 2017 Books Karol Czepukojć authored the e-book Court Restructuring and Bankruptcy in Poland, Technical Series Issue No. 35, published in December 2017 by INSOL International, the International Association of Restructuring, Insolvency & Bankruptcy Professionals. This e-book provides an overview of the Polish court restructuring and bankruptcy laws and the concept of a licensed and regulated restructuring and […] Court Restructuring and Bankruptcy in Poland, INSOL International, London 2017 Intellectual property protection on the cosmetics and perfumes market Reports Our new publication is devoted entirely to the cosmetics and perfumes industry, as well as issues of intellectual property protection and processes specific to the industry. We also write about whether scent can be protected, whether distributors can be prohibited from selling luxury goods online, and the issues disputed between entities from the industry. Intellectual property protection on the cosmetics and perfumes market New technologies newsletter, November 2017 New Technologies Newsletter In November on the newtech.law blog: blockchain versus the law, how may we regulate the blockchain, will the blockchain stir up intellectual property agreements and copyright trolling of peer-to-peer network users. New technologies newsletter, November 2017 Review of Crowdfunding Regulation Reports The firm’s lawyers Krzysztof Wojdyło, Marcin Pietkiewicz, Marcin Pietkiewicz, Rafał Kuchta, Jacek Czarnecki and Aleksandra Lisicka prepared information on the prospects of crowdfunding platforms in Poland and existing regulation of crowdfunding. This is the third edition of the review published by the European Crowdfunding Network. Review of Crowdfunding Regulation The Real Estate M&A and Private Equity Review – Edition 2 Books Lawyers at the firm, Izabela Zielińska-Barłożek, Łukasz Szegda, Michał Nowacki, Michał Wons, Maciej Szewczyk, Marcin Pietkiewicz and Radosław Wasiak, are the authors of the chapter on the current situation on the real estate development market in Poland.  The Real Estate M&A and Private Equity Review – Edition 2 New technologies newsletter, October 2017 New Technologies Newsletter From now on the newsletter will include selected texts published on newtech.law blog. In this issue: Technology and its discontents, Infringements of intellectual property rights in augmented reality, Will the rule of net neutrality survive the arrival of the internet of things?, Tokens, blockchain and the law, First jurisdiction on the blockchain, The future of […] New technologies newsletter, October 2017 Outlook on law and business in Poland Reports A new item has been added to the extensive catalogue of the firm’s publications. In our Outlook on law and business in Poland we discuss trends in changes in the law, such as increased regulatory pressure and increased penalisation of commerce. These are illuminated by concrete examples from practice and conclusions concerning the consequences of […] Outlook on law and business in Poland