The latest episode of News from Poland is devoted to implementation by Polish companies of sanctions imposed on Russia for its attack on Ukraine. This topic is discussed by Anna Olejniczak-Michalska from the firm’s Private Client practice and Łukasz Lasek from the firm’s Dispute Resolution & Arbitration practice. On April 16, 2022, the Act on Special Solutions to Counteract Support for the Invasion of Ukraine and to Protect National Security entered into force. In short, the Act provides for implementing measures at the national level with respect to EU regulations on restrictive measures against Russia and Belarus. The Act also introduces aPolish sanctions regime...
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Economic sanctions (also called restrictive measures) are an instrument of influence of states or international organisations (EU, UN) on states and individuals whose activities violate international law and pose a threat to peace and security. Sanctioning states impose certain restrictions on sanctioned entities (e.g., entry bans on certain persons or freezing of assets in their territories) or require persons under their jurisdiction to cease or limit their cooperation with sanctioned entities (e.g., prohibiting the export of specific goods to recipients in a particular state). Sanctioned entities may be identified as such or through indication of their characteristics...
This time Mirella Lechna-Marchewka heading the firm’s Infrastructure and Public Procurement practices, discusses war as force majeure in the context of Russian aggression on Ukraine. News from Poland—Business & Law is a synthesis of important current events in the Polish economy and changes to Polish law, especially those that may concern management board members and affect the risk of serving on boards. Konrad Grotowski, host of the programme, discusses the current state of the Polish economy. The programme is addressed to foreign directors of Polish companies, foreign investors in Poland, and their foreign advisers...
In the newest episode of News from Poland—Business & Law Jakub Barański from Wardyński & Partners’ Litigation & Arbitration Practice, discusses the issue of ransomware attacks and in particular, dealing with ransom demands. News from Poland—Business & Law is a synthesis of important current events in the Polish economy and changes to Polish law, especially those that may concern management board members and affect the risk of serving on boards. Konrad Grotowski, host of the programme, discusses the current state of the Polish economy. The programme is addressed to foreign directors of Polish companies, foreign investors in Poland, and their foreign advisers...