BEC Frauds Reports Cybersecurity guide on how to shield against BEC attacks. As spoofed emails spread across all industries, Łukasz Lasek, Jakub Barański and Bartosz Troczyński, explain possible preventive measures and legal remedies. BEC (Business email compromise) is a cyber-facilitated fraud where culprits send spoofed emails fraudulently impersonating an individual or company to deceive the recipient into disposing […] Transactions Books The series of publications marking the 30th anniversary of Wardyński & Partners offers a concise cross-section of texts summarising and synthesising our first 30 years of practice. Drawing from our experiences, we present visions and solutions for the future. The third volume is devoted to transactions and projects. Employment law newsletter, January – May 2019 Employment Law Newsletter Labour Code: new rendition of provisions on mobbing, discrimination and work certificates. Personal data under labour law. Status of British citizens in Poland after Brexit. Highest earners’ contributions to Employee Capital Plans. Supreme Court: age and personal connections as discrimination criteria. Court of Justice of the EU: obligation to register time at work for all […] Detention of an individual Reports As a short-term deprivation of liberty, detention is subject to a range of requirements under the Polish Constitution, the Criminal Procedure Code, and the European Convention on Human Rights. These provisions regulate such issues as who may be detained and when, as well as the guarantees afforded to detainees. Nonetheless, detainees are often unaware of […] Construction disputes Reports Has the regulation making the investor liable as a guarantor for the general contractor’s debts to subcontractors made life easier for subcontractors? What purpose does the guarantee of payment serve in practice? (Not necessarily timely payment of contractors’ fees.) How can the investor recover fees paid directly to subcontractors? How are settlements with subcontractors conducted […] Changes in trademark regulations Reports Amendments to the Industrial Property Law entered into force on 16 March 2019. Although they are not revolutionary, they will clearly exert a great practical impact. The changes are primarily designed to achieve consistency between the Polish and EU systems for trademark protection. For example, the definition of a trademark has been revised by eliminating the […] Loyola of Los Angeles International & Comparative Law Review Books This special edition of the Loyola of Los Angeles International & Comparative Law Review memorializes the Symposium on Polish Restitution which took place in Warsaw in June of 2017. The book includes articles by Stefan Jacyno, Przemysław Szymczyk and Radosław Wiśniewski concerning reprivatization in Poland, the status of current owners and usufructuaries of Polish real […] 2019 Yearbook Yearbook The 9th edition of our Yearbook is a collection of articles drawn from authentic matters handled by lawyers from our firm. They explain how to protect your rights when encountering dishonest contractors, inadequate or overly specific regulations, and excessive formalism. They suggest how to arrange the legal side of corporate or personal matters to eliminate […] New Public procurement law – first impressions Reports The Public Procurement Law currently in force has been amended dozens of times. Several of these amendments were very extensive and of crucial importance, as they were the means to implement EU directives into the Polish legal order. Most of the ad hoc changes to the law adjusted the law to the needs of the […] Employment law newsletter, October 2018 – January 2019 Employment Law Newsletter Trade Unions Amendment Act, changes regarding keeping employee documentation, Employee Capital Plans (PPK), lower social security contributions for small businesses, changes to the Labour Code to ensure the application of GDPR, securing a claim by ordering a worker’s re-employment.