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Polish Government Adopts Stricter Control over Private Investments

Updated on June 23, 2020 Like various other EU member states (e.g. Hungary, Czechia), Poland has finally adopted a new act intended to screen foreign direct investments in Polish companies. The new law (the “Amendment”) amends the Act on Control of Certain Investments of 2015 (more on this available here), but it will also materially extend … Continue Reading

Polish Competition Authority Shows Areas of Attention During COVID-19 Epidemic

On April 15, 2020, the Chair of the Polish Competition and Consumers Protection Authority (UOKiK), Mr. Tomasz Chróstny, delivered a speech defining UOKiK’s main focus areas amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) epidemic. In a 90-minute address, Mr. Chróstny defined the areas of particular attention for UOKiK in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis.… Continue Reading

Polish Competition Protection Authority Cracks Down on Late Payments

During a webinar organized by Polityka Insight on April 15, 2020, the Polish Competition Protection Authority (UOKiK) Chair, Mr. Tomasz Chróstny, stressed that UOKiK will now pay particular attention to counteracting payment delays, relying on the powers vested in it by the Act of March 8, 2013 on Counteracting Excessive Delays in Commercial Transactions (formerly … Continue Reading

COVID-19: Your Employment-related Questions Answered – Slovakia

The current pandemic situation in the Slovak Republic caused by fast-spreading coronavirus disease (COVID-19) raised several challenging issues for Slovak employers. The aim of this alert is to provide answers to some of the most frequent employment law related questions that worry the employers and provide them with lead on how to handle this tense … Continue Reading

Be Fair, or the (Polish) Government Will Chase You!

Polish law continues its drive toward regulating commercial activities in Poland. This time, it is with the new Act on Counteracting Abuse of Contractual Advantage in Trading Agricultural and Grocery Products, signed into law by the President, will enter into force in six months’ time, on 12 July 2017. The Act aims to restore the … Continue Reading
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