Differences In Fighting Frauds In Poland And Great Britain

Inspired by an article by Daniel Russel, from Carlsons Solicitors Limited Company „Should fraud be pursued as a civil matter or as a criminal offence?”, in which the author describes fighting frauds in England, https://www.carlsonssolicitors.com/news/2021/8/5/is-fraud-a-civil-matter-or-a-criminal%20offence?utm_source=LinkedIn&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=aug-blog I would like to compare it with the practice in Poland. Contrary to common law countries, in Poland both methods […]

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Court Of Appeal’s Judgment On Pofma

Press Statement on Court of Appeal’s Judgment on POFMA CA 47/2021 – The Online Citizen Pte Ltd v AGCA 52/2021 – Singapore Democratic Party v AG We are pleased to announce that the Honourable Court of Appeal has allowed the Singapore Democratic Party’s (the “SDP”) appeal in CA 52/2020 in part. The SDP was represented by Mr […]

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Arjun Paleri

Partner, BTG Legal

Xerxes Antia

Partner, BTG Legal

IR Global Hong Kong Member Collaboration

Ilya Umanskiy and Björn Wahlström of Current Consulting, Dominic Wai of ONC Lawyers and Gwynn Hopkins of Perun Consultants recently collaborated on a podcast for IR Global members. WATCH HERE: Topic:  Asset Recovery – Understanding the process and building resilience Our group discussed asset recovery through the lens of 4 questions: Have you seen an […]

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WHAT CHANGES ARE INTRODUCED BY ELECTRONIC DELIVERY IN AN ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE?

The Act of November 18, 2020, introduced new rules for the service of correspondence using a public registered electronic delivery service and a public hybrid service with public entities. The amendment covered not only civil proceedings (which we wrote about in the previous article), but also, for example, administrative proceedings. As is the case with […]

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AMENDMENT OF THE ACT OF 13 JUNE 2019 ON THE EXERCISE OF ECONOMIC ACTIVITY IN THE FIELD OF MANUFACTURING AND MARKETING OF EXPLOSIVES, WEAPONS, AMMUNITION, PRODUCTS AND TECHNOLOGY FOR MILITARY OR POLICE USE.

The Amendment of the Act of 13 June 2019 on the exercise of economic activity in the field of manufacturing and marketing of explosives, weapons, ammunition, products and technology for military or police use passed on June 24, 2021 and came into force on August 4, 2021. The change was a result of implementation of […]

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WHAT CHANGES ARE AWAITING ACCOUNTING OFFICES RELATING TO THE AMENDMENT OF THE LAW ON PREVENTION OF MONEY LAUNDERING AND FINANCING OF TERRORISM?

The amendment of the Law on Prevention of Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism made a lot of changes in Polish legal system, that are being introduced in arranged periods of time. Since July 31, 2021 the list of obliged institutions will also include accounting offices with imposed on them extra duties in matters of […]

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CONTROVERSIAL LAW ON ELECTRONIC DELIVERY

The initial effective date of the Act of November 18, 2020 was 1 July, 2021. However, due to pandemic and the impeded ability to conduct user testing and training, the government decided to extend the period until 5 October, 2021. The introduction of electronic delivery is one of the objectives of the Program of Integrated […]

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WHAT HAS CHANGED THE AMENDMENT OF THE LAW ON PREVENTION OF MONEY LAUNDERING AND FINANCING OF TERRORISM IN THE POLISH LEGAL SYSTEM?

On April, 2021 The President of the Republic of Poland signed an amendment of the Law on Prevention of Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism and other certain acts. The main purpose of the amendment of the regulations previously in force was the need to implement the provisions of the European Parliament and the Council […]

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WHO CAN PERFORM VIRTUAL CURRENCY ACTIVITIES

New regulations of the anti-money laundering law The amendment of March 30, 2021 of the Law on Prevention of Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism implemented into the Polish legal order certain EU regulations on cryptocurrencies. According to these regulations, member states are required to ensure that entities that provide exchange services between virtual currencies […]

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