PURCHASES AND DEFENCE INDUSTRY

When it comes to purchases, everything is pretty clear. Only our greatest ally counts and nobody else. Well, maybe the one to whom our largest ally will entrust subcontracting, or the lessor of Ubotwaffe, because beyond the great water conventional submarines are not produced. Suppliers from the Holy Land will possibly supply equipment for wiretapping, […]

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NEW COMMERCIAL COMPANY IN 2020

In connection with the amendment of the Polish Commercial Companies Code from March 01, 2020, a new capital company – Simple Joint Stock Company, pol. Prosta Spółka Akcyjna (PSA) will appear in the Polish legal system. It will combine traits of Limited Liability Company (pol. Spółka z ograniczoną odpowiedzialnością) and Joint Stock Company (pol. Spółka […]

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HARMONIZING OF THE PROCEDURE FOR THE ASSESSMENT OF CUSTOMS DUTIES

The Ministry of Finance is preparing a draft of an amendment to the customs legislation and other laws with the aim of eliminating dualism and harmonizing the procedure for the assessment of import duties. The proposed legal solution is intended to enable a single procedure and a single decision to be taken on import-related matters, […]

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Doing Business in Poland 2019

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

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Air Carriers Are Defeating Lawsuits Filed by A Corporation Seeking Compensation on Behalf of Passengers under EU 261

Pursuant to a regulation of the European Union known as EU 261,1 a passenger who experiences a flight delay or cancellation when traveling to or from Europe may receive a flat rate of compensation depending upon the distance of the journey or the amount of the ticket.  Within Europe, where EC 261 applies and is enforced, […]

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Department of Transportation Issues Statement Clarifying Its Enforcement Policies Relating to Transportation of Service and Emotional Support Animals

In May 2018, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) issued an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) seeking comment on amending existing regulations pertaining to carriage of service and emotional support animals.1 In issuing the ANPRM, the DOT sought to balance its longstanding goal of ensuring that passengers with disabilities can continue using service animals, with […]

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European Court of Justice Extends EU 261 to Compensate Passengers for Connecting Flight Delays and Cancellations

July 22, 2019 | Client BulletinsBy: Christopher R. Christensen, Anthony U. Battista, Mary Dow, Erik D. Mass On July 11, 2019, the European Court of Justice (“ECJ”) issued a decision holding that European Union Regulation (EC) No 261/2004 (“EU 261” or the “Regulation”), which entitles certain passengers to fixed compensation for flight cancellations and long delays, extends to connecting flights […]

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Condon & Forsyth LLP Bulletin: DOT Revises Rule Governing Notice of Liability Limitations

On April 16, 2019, the U.S. Department of Transportation (“DOT”) issued a rule amending various aviation economic regulations to update outdated terminology and correct obsolete statutory references.1 Although many of these edits are for clarity only, the new rule substantively modifies the regulation governing the notices which carriers must provide to passengers regarding limits of […]

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The National In-Flight Sexual Misconduct Task Force Convenes To Address Sexual Misconduct During Air Travel

Sexual misconduct during air travel is an issue of concern to the traveling public, the aviation industry, and the government.  As discussed in greater detail in this Bulletin, Congress has enacted legislation to begin the process of addressing the issues associated with sexual misconduct during air travel, including establishing a task force to provide recommendations […]

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KW KRUK AND PARTNERS LAW FIRM LP – DOING BUSINESS IN POLAND 2019

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

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