Former Banasik Wozniak i Wspolnicy Partner Joanna Bernat has joined Crido in Warsaw as a Partner and the firm's Head of Energy.
Dentons has advised Enterprise Investors on the acquisition financing from Bank Pekao for its purchase of a significant minority share in Advanced Protection Systems. SSW Pragmatic Solutions reportedly advised the bank.
Dentons has advised Wavestone on its combination with Q-Perior. Taylor Wessing advised Q-Perior.
Schoenherr, working with Kirkland & Ellis, has advised Thoma Bravo portfolio company JD Power on the acquisition of the Autovista Group.
On September 11, 2023, Deloitte Legal announced that Stock Spirits' acquisition of Polmos Bielsko-Biala (reported by CEE Legal Matters on August 2, 2022) had closed at the end of August, when the Stock Spirits group – through its Polish subsidiary Stock Polska – took control over Polmos Bielsko-Biala.
Wolf Theiss has advised Latvian private equity fund INVL Baltic Sea Growth Fund and its portfolio company Eco Baltia on the acquisition of a 70% stake in Polish PVC recycler Metal-Plast. Ozog Tomczykowski advised the target's shareholders on the sale. Sorainen reportedly advised INVL and Eco Baltia as well.
Gift cards have become more and more popular. They are bought as presents and some shops have a return policy where items bought physically can be exchanged only for a gift card of the equivalent amount. Are gift cards therefore to be regarded as money in Poland? If so, are the issuers required to obtain authorisation as a payment or electronic money institution?