The Impact of War in Ukraine
on the Polish Economy (2022)

 The Russian Invasion of Ukraine on 24th February 2022 led to a panic on the global financial markets and it has had an impact on the social and business life of society throughout almost the entire world. A cut price occurred throughout all world economies and the Stock Exchange Market in Warsaw (GPW) noticed the […]

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An Overview of the regulatory and business status of cryptocurrency and blockchain in Poland

💻 If anybody is looking for a bullet overview of the regulatory and business status of cryptocurrency and blockchain in Poland we recommend the latest 🎙️ Crypto Cast by gunnercooke, during which dr Konrad Stolarski had the chance to shed some light on the topic during his chat with James Burnie FRSA – Thank you for the invitation!Recommendable for a […]

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RKKW defends clients against allegations of unfair competition (and a multi-million dollar claim)

One of the largest private airlines in Poland brought a claim for USD 3.5 million in damages against its former employees for allegedly committing an act of unfair competition. The damage for which the claimant sought compensation allegedly resulted from the takeover of a ‘key’ customer of the claimant by a newly established aviation company. […]

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Pro bono initiative providing legal support for Ukrainians

The UA.SUPPORT initiative at https://ua.support helps to match refugees from Ukraine who ask for legal help with foreign lawyers in various countries that can provide advice pro bono. The platform is designed for the coordination of lawyers. After starting from zero on 28/2/2022, they have managed to solve about 500 pro bono requests for Ukrainians […]

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“The war makes international co-operation between companies very complicated”

It should be stressed at the beginning that the trade relationship between Poland and Germany in the present climate still remains in good shape despite difficulties from the slowly receding Covid – 19 Pandemic and the war in Ukraine. These factors have certainly had a negative impact on trade and they have forced entrepreneurs from […]

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RKKW’s clients win a dispute for over PLN 24,2 million. The court’s decision is legally binding

During the dispute, RKKW represented plaintiffs, who were shareholders and members of the board of a company, which used to be listed on the stock exchange (GPW). In 2010 they concluded an investment agreement with a French investor, who was supposed to financially support the company and subsequently buy plaintiffs’ shares. After gaining control over […]

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Public policy clause as a ground for an application to set aside an arbitral award

The Polish Supreme Court in its judgment of 15 June 2021 (file no. III CSKP 102/21) indicated that the public policy clause allows for review of the arbitral award only to a limited extent, but it is not an appellate procedure and cannot replace it. Its purpose is to review the compliance of the award […]

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RKKW Client obtained four injunctive relief orders in disputes under the Act on Public Offering

As of April 2021, the District Court in Warsaw has already secured RKKW Client’s claims four times in a complex corporate dispute. Although in fact there were several legal proceedings, they all had a common denominator – acting in concert within the meaning of the Act on Public Offering (unlisted on the market) and action […]

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Legal Opinion on the Qualifications of Costs Incurred During a Traffic Accident Constituting damage Compensation under Polish Law.

This legal opinion has been elaborated in connection with a car accident thatoccurred in Poland and was served as a support for claiming damages for the victimsbefore a German court at which the following issues and queries had to be analyzedand answered: (i) Are the fees of providing an external expert opinion that estimatesthe costs […]

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Doing Business In Poland 2022

Introduction This guide was created to provide foreign investors with basic information on thepossibilities of doing business in Poland. In addition to general information aboutthe Polish economy, the guide also includes information on legal bases,regulatory issues and forms of conducting business in Poland, as well asinformation on taxes, accounting and labor law relevant to the […]

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