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Gessel has represented MS Galleon AG in proceedings before the President of the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection on granting consent to a concentration consisting in it taking over control over Rafako SA and its subsidiaries.

Although it would appear that no fewer than 10 000 online platforms operate in the EU, the digital market seems to be moulded by just a handful of them. This raised concerns among the Authorities in terms of, among others, transparency and fair competition. The Digital Markets Act (DMA), together with the upcoming Digital Services Act (DSA), forms a central part of the package proposed by the Commission to address such concerns, setting up specific obligations for the digital giants, the so-called gatekeepers.

On the 17th of May 2022, the President of the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection published information that an administrative fine of over PLN 5.3 million has been imposed on the Lithuanian company Vinted UAB, the operator of a popular platform for buying and selling second-hand clothes.

Dentons has advised the EBRD, PKO Bank Polski, and Bank Pekao on their PLN 763 million financing to Goldbeck Solar and Respect Energy for the construction of a 286-megawatt photovoltaic farm in Poland. Norton Rose Fulbright advised developer Goldbeck Solar.

Clifford Chance has advised Highlander Partners on the PLN 65 million sale of its portfolio company Rotometal to its current CEO Grzegorz Dolbniak. Sobczynscy i Partnerzy advised Rotometal minority shareholders Joachim Setnik and Barbara Setnik. SMM Legal advised Dolbniak on the management buyout.

Eversheds Sutherland has advised investment advisor Sequoia Investment Management on a EUR 38.5 million agreement between the Sequoia Economic Infrastructure Income Fund and Green Genius aimed at financing the construction of a 66-megawatt portfolio of photovoltaic plants in Poland.

Balicki Czekanski Gryglewski Lewczuk has advised Symfonia on its acquisition of a majority stake in HRtec. Marszalek & Partnerzy reportedly advised the unidentified sellers.

DWF has advised Orlen Capital Group's special purpose vehicle CCGT Grudziadz on the execution of engineering, procurement, and construction and long-term service agreement contracts for a gas power plant with a consortium of Siemens and Mytilineos.

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