Former Clifford Chance Counsel Pawel Pogorzelski has joined EY Law Poland as the new White-Collar Crime Advisory Leader.
Gide and GKR Legal Advise on Value4Capital and Genesis Capital Acquisition of XBS Group
Gide Warsaw has advised Value4Capital and Genesis Capital on their acquisition of Polish supply chain management solutions provider XBS Group. GKR Legal advised XBS.
B2RLaw Advises Graham Partners on Taoglas Acquisition
B2RLaw, working with Dechert and Matheson, has advised Graham Partners on its acquisition of Taoglas Group Holdings from its founder.
Greenberg Traurig Advises Cromwell Property on Sale of Wisniowy Business Park
Greenberg Traurig has advised the Cromwell Property Group Poland on its sale of the Wisniowy Business Park office complex in Warsaw to an unidentified Hungarian investor through a share deal.
Michal Tracz Makes Partner at KRK Kieszkowska Rutkowska Kolasinski
Former Senior Associate Michal Tracz has been promoted to a Partner position at KRK Kieszkowska Rutkowska Kolasinski in Warsaw.
CMS and E+H Advise on DPE Deutsche Private Equity Sale of VTU Group to Altor Fonds
CMS has advised DPE Deutsche Private Equity on the sale of its stake in the VTU Group to winning bidder Altor Fonds. Milbank and E+H advised Altor Fonds.
Closing: Lagardere Acquisition of Costa Coffee Shops in Poland and Latvia Now Closed
On March 8, 2023, Eversheds Sutherland announced that Lagardere’s acquisition of the Costa Coffee Group’s Polish and Latvian subsidiaries (reported by CEE Legal Matters on October 7, 2021) had closed.
Gessel and Clifford Chance Advise on Sale of Polska Grupa Biogazowa to TotalEnergies
Gessel has advised PGB Holdco on its sale of biogas electricity producer Polska Grupa Biogazowa to TotalEnergies. Clifford Chance advised the buyer.
Did You Know: Most Prolific 2023 Thought Leaders
Did You Know that, according to the Activity Rankings function of the CEELMDirect website, two CEE lawyers have already authored or co-authored eight thought leadership articles published on the CEE Legal Matters website this year, more than anyone else in the region?
Greenberg Traurig Advises Invesco Real Estate on Plac Unii Lease Agreement with Carrefour
Greenberg Traurig has advised landlord Invesco Real Estate on its lease agreement with Carrefour Polska for retail space in the Plac Unii office and retail complex in Warsaw.
Maciej Jodkowski Makes Equity Partner at Greenberg Traurig
Greenberg Traurig Warsaw office Real Estate Partner Maciej Jodkowski has become a Shareholder in the firm.
BKB Baran Ksiazek Bigaj Launches HR and LegalTech Department
BKB Baran Ksiazek Bigaj has announced it has launched a new HR and LegalTech department, starting from March 1, 2023, and headed by Managing Associate Lukasz Laguna.
Wardynski & Partners Advises Tertinall Investments on Minority Stake Acquisition by BNP Paribas Bank Polska
Wardynski & Partners has advised Tertinall Investments and its shareholders on the transaction that saw BNP Paribas Bank Polska become a minority shareholder in the company and, indirectly, in organic egg producer Wysoka Grzeda. Gessel reportedly advised BNP Paribas Bank Polska.
Public Procurement in Poland – Indexing Through Restructuring
Entrepreneurs in difficulty, who are struggling with the performance of a contract, may benefit from a restructuring procedure. Any restructuring procedure guarantees the protection of executed contracts, with the most effective solution being the reorganization procedure (postępowanie sanacyjne).
The Debrief: March 2023
In The Debrief, our Practice Leaders across CEE share updates on recent and upcoming legislation, consider the impact of recent court decisions, showcase landmark projects, and stay up to date with the latest developments impacting their respective practice areas.
Poland: The Why, the Who, and the What of White-Collar Crime
Poland is on the verge of implementing the long-awaited new rules on corporate liability for white-collar crimes. This is the second such attempt after an initial legislative proposal was flushed down the drain, only two years ago, amid vehemently critical reviews from entrepreneurs and business associations right across the country.
The CEE Winter Shutdown
With numerous reports of energy-related business shutdowns, we reached out to local experts across CEE to understand what different markets have been dealing with, in terms of work and production stoppages, and look into the broader impact.
Rymarz Zdort Maruta Advises SFS Ventures on Transfer of 11% Stake in Eurozet to Agora
Rymarz Zdort Maruta has advised SFS Ventures on its transfer of an 11% stake in Eurozet to co-shareholder Agora.