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Allen & Overy is reporting that it was international counsel to the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Poland on its issue of RMB3 billion (approximately EUR 405 million) panda bonds, underwritten by Bank of China Limited and HSBC Bank (China) Company Limited. China's Zhong Lun Law Firm was Chinese counsel to the Ministry of Finance, and the Global Law Office advised the banks.

BSWW Legal & Tax has advised Polnord S.A., a large Polish company listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange and operating on the construction and developer markets, with respect to a series O bond issue with a total nominal value of PLN 20 million, with the funds derived from the issue expected to be put towards implementing new projects and refinancing debt.

CMS has advised PKN Orlen on an investment in a new metathesis unit for the production of polymer-grade propylene which will enable propylene production capacity at PKN Orlen’s plant in Plock to increase by about 100,000 tonnes a year, to a level of 550,000 tonnes.

Hengeler Mueller was lead counsel to the Chicago-based Filtration Group on its acquisition of the industrial filtration business of the MAHLE Group with Wolf Theiss advising on Polish, Romanian, Hungarian, Austrian, and Czech law aspects of the transaction. Slaughter & May advised in the UK, Paul Hastings in United States, Fangda in China, Bredin Prat in France, and Mori Hamada in Japan.

DZP is reporting that it served as main advisor and coordinator of the Polish-Swedish team of lawyers and tax and financial advisors on the USP Zdrowie Group's July acquisition of the Polish-Swedish Naturell Group.  

Bierc Siwik & Partners is reporting success in its representation of Poland's PORR Polska Infrastructure in proceedings before Poland’s National Chamber of Appeals (KIO) against the Province Roads Authority Lodz in a dispute involving a public service contract for the expansion of provincial road no. 710 by constructing a bridge across the Warta river in the city of the same name.

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