Changes in civil procedure Reports An overhaul of Polish civil procedure was published on 6 August 2019. The amending act partly entered into force on 21 August, but most of the new rules apply from 7 November. What can we say so far about the new rules, what should be expected, and what are the worries? Changes in civil procedure Act on Conversion of Perpetual Usufruct of Land Developed for Residential Purposes into Ownership of the Land: Commentary Books The commentary contains a comprehensive analysis of this act, which is vitally important to holders of perpetual usufruct of land throughout Poland. The publication explains such issues as: The legal nature of a certificate of conversion The rules for disclosure in the land and mortgage register of a claim for payment of the conversion fee […] Act on Conversion of Perpetual Usufruct of Land Developed for Residential Purposes into Ownership of the Land: Commentary Transfer pricing. Selected Issues Books A new book on international taxes has appeared, called “Transfer pricing. Selected Issues”. It is published by Wolters Kluwer Polska, in cooperation with the Centre for Tax Analyses and Studies of the Warsaw School of Economics. The book discusses key transfer pricing issues from an economic, legal and tax point of view. The academic editor […] Transfer pricing. Selected Issues Private Wealth – Second Edition Guide Books Stefan Jacyno, Dariusz Wasylkowski, Wojciech Marszałkowski and Radosław Wiśniewski co-authored a chapter on Poland in „Chambers Private Wealth 2019 – Second Edition Guide” published by Chambers and Partners. Private Wealth – Second Edition Guide The Real Estate M&A and Private Equity Review – Edition 4 Books For the fourth time the lawyers at the firm: Izabela Zielińska-Barłożek, Łukasz Szegda, Michał Nowacki, Michał Wons, Maciej Szewczyk, Radosław Wasiak and Marcin Pietkiewicz, 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 4 How to enter a beneficial owner in the central register of beneficial owners (CRBR) Reports We know that beneficial owners need to be registered, but how should it be done? Who is subject to this obligation? Who needs to sign the filing? What is the penalty for failure to file, or filing inaccurate information? And first and foremost, who exactly is a beneficial owner (and how to determine who it […] How to enter a beneficial owner in the central register of beneficial owners (CRBR) Legal aspects of media activity Reports The report is devoted to legal issues related to the functioning of the media—both traditional and tech-based. We discuss some of the most important practical issues of media activity and challenges for editors, publishers, broadcasters and journalists. We write about the bounds of permissible criticism, cooperation with influencers, protection of catchphrases from films, issues connected […] Legal aspects of media activity Employment law newsletter, June – September 2019 Employment Law Newsletter Easier pursuit of claims for discrimination and mobbing, obligation to retain an employee until the end of court proceedings, minimum wage in 2020, “zero-rate PIT for young people”, varying employees’ remuneration in relation to length of service (Supreme Court judgement), issuance of A1 certificates (Court of Justice judgement and the stance of the Ministry of […] Employment law newsletter, June – September 2019 Questioning in criminal proceedings: a guide for businesses and business employees Reports Clients often consult us when they or their employees are summoned for questioning. In many cases, they do not know why they have been summoned. They ask how they can find out what the case is about, how questioning is conducted, and what are their rights and obligations. They are unsure whether an attorney can […] Questioning in criminal proceedings: a guide for businesses and business employees 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 […] BEC Frauds