The Supreme Court recently explained that the Office for Competition and Consumer Protection (OCCP) does not have to identify all of the parties to anti-competitive vertical agreements in decisions issued in such cases.
Greenberg Traurig has advised the Wing Group on the acquisition of Lisala sp. z o.o. from Echo Partners B.V. Echo Partners is owned by affiliates of Oaktree and PIMCO, and through Lisala it holds 55.95% of the shares of Echo Investment S.A. Weil advised the sellers and White & Case advised the management board of Echo Investment on the transaction, which is subject to clearance by the Polish Office of Competition and Consumer Protection.
White & Case has advised a syndicate of banks including Santander Bank Polska S.A., Bank Gospodarstwa Krajowego, Powszechna Kasa Oszczednosci Bank Polski S.A., Caixabank S.A., Oddzial w Polsce, and MUFG Bank N.V., on Energa's PLN 2 billion ESG-linked revolving credit facility. Allen & Overy advised Energa on the deal.
Greenberg Traurig has advised Eltel AB, a Northern European provider of technical services for critical infrastructure networks listed on Nasdaq Stockholm, on the divestment of its Polish communication business, Eltel Networks Telecom, to Vinci Energies, a company dealing in concessions and contracting. Gide Loyrette Nouel advised Vinci on the EUR 12.7 million transaction.
Solivan, the Polish member firm of the "Pontes the CEE lawyers" network, has advised ReneSola, a NYSE-listed solar project developer, on its sale of 55 MW Polish solar farms with an aggregate capacity of 54.6 megawatts to Aberdeen Standard Investment. Weil, Gotshal & Manges advised Aberdeen Standard Investment on the acquisition.
SSW Pragmatic Solutions has successfully represented Rafal Szpotanski and Ewelina Wilczek, the owners of the Polish franchisee of Subway International B.V., in arbitration against Subway under the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules administered by the International Centre for Dispute Resolution and American Arbitration Association in New York.