Krzysztof Wojdyło

adwokat, partner

New technologies, cybersecurity, fintech and startups

Krzysztof Wojdyło

Krzysztof Wojdyło heads the New Technologies practice.

He handles matters involving blockchain, smart contracts, FinTech, commercialisation of new technologies, telecommunications, robotics, and anti money laundering. He takes part in major projects relating to new technologies law and regularly advises startups as well as large companies from the new technologies sector.

He is the author or co-author of publications on crowdfunding, robotics, virtual currencies, and new technologies in the financial services sector, and writes for the banking law journal Monitor Prawa Bankowego. He has often spoken at conferences and seminars, including events organised by the International Bar Association. He runs training sessions for leaders of startups and is the coordinator of the regulatory working group of the Coalition for Polish Innovations.

He joined Wardyński & Partners in 2005.

Faculty of Law and Administration, University of Warsaw (2005)

Warsaw Bar Chamber

Coalition for Polish Innovations

Chambers FinTech 2020

The Legal 500 EMEA (2019 – 2020), TMT

“Tokenisation of assets,” 2020 Yearbook

“Can everything be tokenised?”, 2018 Yearbook

“Internet fraud: Legal protections from a criminal and civil perspective” (co-author), 2017 Yearbook

“Cybercrime: No longer just a virtual problem” (co-author), 2016 Yearbook

“The law and the Internet of Things,” 2015 Yearbook

“Repossession of aircraft in Poland” (co-author), 2014 Yearbook

“BIN sponsorship,” 2014 Yearbook

“Deemed collection: An appealing solution for buyers of receivables?” (co-author), 2013 Yearbook

“Problems with chargebacks,” 2013 Yearbook

“Practical aspects of bancassurance in Poland” (co-author), 2012 Yearbook

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