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  1. Legal news
    23 August 2019
    PSD2. Polish's KNF grants grace period for SCA implementation

    On 19 August 2019, the Polish financial supervisory authority (KNF) issued a note on SCA, which is in line with EBA’s Opinion on SCA of 21 June 2019.

  2. Legal news
    12 February 2019
    Setting up a business in Poland

    The economic development of Poland offers many opportunities for setting up and expanding new business. According to the statistics, Poland remains one of the most favourable countries in Central and Eastern Europe for ...

  3. Legal news
    03 December 2019
    Increased Liability for Breaching AML Obligations

    On 30 November 2019, another amendment to the Act of 1 March 2018 on Anti-Money Laundering and Combating Terrorist Financing (the "AML Act") entered into force. The amendment is primarily aimed at a more complete ...

  4. Legal news
    27 March 2019
    A million PLN fine for GDPR

    On 26 March, the President of the Personal Data Protection Office in Poland (UODO) announced the first administrative fine under the GDPR in the amount of approx. PLN 1 million (approx. EUR 230,000)

  5. Legal news
    07 February 2019
    Our Warsaw expert co-writes an international publication on settlement practices for corruption cases

    Karolina Stawicka, head of our Warsaw office Employment group, has contributed the Polish chapter of the international publication "Structured Settlements for Corruption Offences towards Global Standards", which was ...

  6. Legal news
    18 August 2020
    UOKiK publishes its guidelines on the principles of imposing fines on managers

    The Polish Competition and Consumer Protection Act foresees that sanctions for implementing anticompetitive agreements may be imposed on companies and their managers. Managers who intentionally permit their company to ...

  7. Legal news
    20 March 2020
    Legal alert for Poland: Application for deferment of ZUS payment in relation to COVID-19 situation

    The Polish Social Insurance Institution ("ZUS") has announced an assistance package for entrepreneurs facing problems paying current ZUS contributions. The ZUS proposal allows entrepreneurs to pay contributions at a ...

  8. Legal news
    28 October 2020
    New consumer rights for self-employed persons

    Statistics estimate that over three million people in Poland are self-employed. As of 1 January 2021, self-employed persons will be granted certain rights which are currently enjoyed solely by consumers.