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The legal environment in Poland has changed substantially over the last three years as a result of changes instituted by the conservative Law and Justice government. How can investors navigate their way through increasing regulatory pressures?

Linklaters has advised development company Skanska on the purchase of the remaining stake of shares in Business Link sp. o.o. from the Academic Entrepreneurship Incubator foundation, which runs a network of co-working and private rental offices in Poland.

WKB Wiercinski, Kwiecinski, Baehr, working with lead counsel Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, has assisted ShopRunner, Inc. with its acquisition of both the enterprise of Spring NYC, Inc., and that of its Polish subsidiary, Spring Poland Sp. z o.o.. Cooley was global counsel to the sellers, with Kubas Kos Galkowski advising with regard to the Polish aspects of the transaction.

Gide has advised Enterprise Investors on the sale of Intive group companies involved in digital product development to Mid Europa Partners. White & Case, Clifford Chance, and Dechert advised Mid Europa Partners on the deal.

In 2013 the SNR Denton, Fraser Milner Casgrain, and Salans law firms merged into one entity: Dentons. The firm capitalized on its momentum by merging two years later with China’s Dacheng law firm, making it the largest law firm in the world. On the occasion of the firm’s 5th anniversary, CEE Legal Matters reached out to Dentons Partner and Europe Chief Executive Officer Tomasz Dabrowski in Poland and Dentons Partner and Global Vice Chair Evan Lazar in Prague to ask about the first five years and to see what’s next in Denton’s strategy for Europe and CEE.

Former CMS Warsaw Partner Ireneusz Piecuch has left the firm to join Maciej Gawronski, turning Gawronski & Partners, which was formed by Gawronski in 2017, into Gawronski & Piecuch S.K.A.

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