There are a number of not-so-obvious issues related to running an internal investigation that are often missed or simply disregarded as not important. Some of them pose risks to the success of the investigation, while others may not only jeopardize the results but also lead to potentially severe liability of the company and/or the individuals running the investigation).
It would not be unreasonable to suggest that most developments in commercial markets occur as a result of competition between participants and manufacturers of similar products. From an end-user’s perspective, it is always easier to recognize products and/or make comparisons between products on the basis of specific brands/trademarks.
In The Corner Office we invite Managing Partners at law firms from across the region to share information about their careers, management styles, and strategies. The question this time around: Is your personal practice more or less the one you anticipated when you finished law school, or did it change somehow in the interim?
DZP is announcing that it, Mott MacDonald, and Crido Tax have agreed to provide the Polish Ministry of Development and the City of Krakow with "full-range legal, economic, financial and technical advice, which will include preparing the legal structure for the first project in Poland to design, build, and operate part of a tramway undertaking entitled 'Krakow Fast Tramway – Stage IV.'"
Linklaters has advised Skanska on the co-creation of a business ecosystem called "Business Link" with Akademickie Inkubatory Przedsiebiorczosci, the largest network of co-working space and private offices in Poland. The joint venture, according to Linklaters, "will enable the developer to create the most comprehensive commercial office proposition available to a wide range of businesses in the CEE market."
Schoenherr has advised AG Foods Group and Cooperatief Avallon MBO U.A. on settlement of minority shareholders' disputes and on a subsequent management buyout.
Chajec, Don-Siemion & Zyto has advised a fund managed by TFI Capital Partners S.A. on an indirect transfer to Aplitt S.A. of all shares in Monetia Sp. z o.o., which the firm describes as "the largest Polish company in terms of the number of outlets specializing in financial transaction outsourcing and cash transaction handling."
The Warsaw office of Greenberg Traurig has represented Amstar in connection with a joint venture with developer Hines and the acquisition by the joint venture company of a 0.92 hectare plot of land in the city center of Krakow, adjacent to the central railway station and Galeria Krakowska, from Heitman. Amstar and Hines will develop a residential project on the plot, which will consist of 26,000 square meters of high quality residential units for sale with ground-floor retail facilities.