Norton Rose Fulbright and Havel & Partners have advised senior lender Santander Bank Polska on a refinancing facility for Exact Systems. Barrocas reportedly advised Santander Bank Polska on Portuguese legal matters. Rymarz Zdort Maruta reportedly advised Exact Systems. MHJ Legal reportedly advised mezzanine lender Accession Capital Partners.
New Polish Legislation on Transparency in Employment and Work-Life Balance
New legislation amending the Labor Code and other relevant acts was signed by the President and published in the Journal of Laws. This legislation implements two European Union Directives: Directive (EU) 2019/1158 of 20 June 2019 on work-life balance for parents and carers and Directive (EU) 2019/1152 of 20 June 2019 on transparent and predictable working conditions in the European Union. New provisions will come into force on 26 April 2023.
Crido Legal Advises iSpot on Acquisition of Cortland
Crido Legal has advised Polish Apple reseller iSpot on its acquisition of the competing Cortland chain.
Legal Innovation in Continental Europe: A Sneak Peek into Lexpo 2023 with Andrea Miskolczi
As Lexpo – The Legal Innovation Event returns in 2023 after a three-year hiatus, showcasing the latest trends in legal innovation in Continental Europe, CEELM spoke with Dentons Europe Director of Innovation and Member of Lexpo's Advisory Board Andrea Miskolczi to gain an insight into the current state of technology and innovation in CEE, and what the event's attendees have to look forward to.
Crido Advises Green World Fizan Fund on Acquisition of IBC Service Recycling
Crido Legal has advised the Green World Fizan Fund on its full acquisition of IBC Service Recycling.
Closing: InfraVia’s Acquisition of 50% Stake in Play Group's FiberForce Now Closed
On April 7, 2023, White & Case announced that InfraVia’s acquisition of a 50% stake in Play Group subsidiary FiberForce (reported by CEE Legal Matters on July 8, 2022) had closed.
Rymarz Zdort Maruta Advises Projekt-Solartechnik on Private Debt Financing
Rymarz Zdort Maruta has advised Projekt-Solartechnik and its subsidiaries on their private debt financing agreement with the Eiffel Investment Group for Polish solar power plants. Dentons reportedly advised the lender.
Allen & Overy and Greenberg Traurig Advise on Krafton Investment in PCF Group
Allen & Overy has advised Krafton on its investment into the Warsaw Stock Exchange-listed Polish video game developer PCF Group. Greenberg Traurig advised PCF.
Szymon Suchcicki Leaves Orlik & Partners To Establish Kaass in Warsaw
Former Orlik & Partners Partner Szymon Suchcicki has left his previous firm to set up the Kaass business law firm in Warsaw.
NGL Legal Announces Korean Desk
NGL Legal has announced the opening of the firm's Korean Desk, to be headed by Managing Partner Krzysztof Wiater with the support of Associate Ho Sun Nam, who joined the firm back in February.
Greenberg Traurig and CMS Advise on Echo Investment Sale of My Place II in Warsaw to Trigea
Greenberg Traurig has advised Echo Investment on its EUR 45 million sale of the My Place II office complex in Warsaw to the Trigea Real Estate Fund. CMS advised the buyer.
B2RLaw Advises Bentley Systems on Acquisition of Vetasi
B2RLaw has advised Bentley Systems and its Cohesive Group digital integrator business on the acquisition of Vetasi.
Norton Rose Fulbright and DLA Piper Advise on PGE PLN 2.3 Billion Sustainability-Linked Financing
Norton Rose Fulbright has advised PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna on a PLN 2.3 billion ESG financing from a banking consortium. DLA Piper advised the banks.
Greenberg Traurig Launches Data Center Practice in Poland
Greenberg Traurig has announced the establishment of its new Data Center practice in the firm's Warsaw office, to be headed by Counsel Adam Narloch.
Is It Possible to Divide an Employment Contract When Dividing an Undertaking?
Selling a part of an undertaking and the consequent transfer of a part of the business to another employer raises several practical and legal issues. This applies in particular to employees assigned to several organisational units, including the transferred part of the undertaking. According to CJEU case law, such employees' employment contracts may be divided as long as this does not entail a deterioration in the working conditions and does not adversely affect safeguarding employee rights.
Rymarz Zdort Maruta, Gessel, and HWW Advise on Cerceda Acquisition of Hymon from BNS Capital
Rymarz Zdort Maruta has advised Kajima Partnerships and Griffin Capital Partners company Cerceda on its acquisition of Hymon Fotowoltaika from BNS Capital. Gessel and HWW Hewelt Wojnowski i Wspolnicy advised the seller.
Lewczuk Lyszczarek i Wspolnicy Advises Contec on EUR 10 Million Financing Round
Lewczuk Lyszczarek i Wspolnicy has advised Contec on its EUR 10 million financing round led by HiTech ASI. SSW Pragmatic Solutions reportedly advised HiTech ASI.
CMS Advises Alpla on Joint Venture with Inden Pharma
CMS has advised the Alpla Group on establishing a pharmaceutical packaging market joint venture with Spain's Inden Pharma.