Seminar: Challenges of the Polish aviation and defence industry


Date: 25 March 2014
Time: 09.00 - 14.00 CET    Venue: Księdza Skorupki 5, Warsaw, Poland ‎


Law and Strategy Session - focus on Poland

This event will discuss the key issues, developments and trends as well as regulatory and legal changes challenging businesses and organisations in the aviation and defence sectors.

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The programme

Defence session  9.00 am – 11.30 am

9.00-9.30

Registration

9.30-10.00

Paul Briggs, Bird & Bird London, on current Defence & Security issues from the UK/EU perspective: offset, EU Defence Directive, Public Private Partnerships in Defence, UAS – Unmanned Aerial Systems and cybersecurity

10.00-10.30   

Małgorzata Darowska, Bird & Bird Warsaw, on current legal issues in the Polish Defence sector: offset, R&D, technology transfer, UAS, IP and cybersecurity

10.30-10.40   

Monika Kucharczyk, Bird & Bird Warsaw, on public procurement in the Defence sector one year after implementation of the EU Defence Directive

10.40-11.10

Maciej Olex-Szczytowski, BAE Systems, on Poland's military modernisation plan: challenges for government and industry

11.10-11.30

Open discussion

11.30-12.00

Coffee break

Aviation session  12.00 – 2.00 pm

12.00-12.40

Paul Briggs, Bird & Bird London, on current Aviation issues from the UK/EU perspective: Regulation 261 – Denied boarding, Cape Town, Lex situs – Blue Sky case, ETS – Emissions Trading Scheme, NRC v GECAS – duties of mortgagee, total care agreements, good faith in legal agreements

12.40-1.10

Marian Pistik, Aerotask, on an overview of aircraft procurement, leasing
and financing applicable for airlines in CEE

1.10-1.40

Marek Serafin on prevailing trends and major challenges for Polish Aviation Market – from Airlines and Airport perspectives 

1.40-2.00

Open discussion

2.00

Lunch

The session will be moderated and summarised by Patryk Galicki, Bird & Bird Warsaw

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