On 17 and 18 March, Legal Fair of Practices and Labour took place in Warsaw. SSW Law Firm was involved in the event and presented itself for the third time running.
In the building of Warsaw University Library in Warsaw, prestigious Polish and international law firms and companies related to legal industry presented their offer for students and graduates of legal departments. The fair was attended by nearly 8,000 visitors.
On 12 March 2015, Paweł Chyb gave a presentation at the symposium devoted to the aspects of tax consultancy, inter-generation transfer, and corporate finance organised by Trio Conferences. The subject of his presentation was planning succession as an expression of responsibility for the family and company.
We are pleased to announce that SSW Law Firm has been recognized as the Most Effective Tax Advisory Firm in this year's Ranking of Tax Advisory Firms, prepared by the Gazeta Prawna newspaper.
Granting this award, the editorial jury took into consideration inter alia the results that law firms achieved for their clients, their success in tax litigation and court proceedings, and their effectiveness in acquiring client-friendly tax interpretations from the Minister of Finance.
Furthermore, SSW was recognized as one of the top three Best Advisory Firms of 2014, taking into account the complexity of cases handled and the innovative nature of advice provided.
These awards were granted in the category of companies having between 3 to 9 tax advisors.
Over 70 tax advisory firms participated in this year's ranking.
SSW Distinguished in the Polish Lawyer website ranking: Leaders of Financing Transaction Handling AD 2014
On 23 February 2015, the report-ranking list of the PolskiPrawnik.pl website was published. It described Leaders of financing transaction handling in 2014. The SSW Law Firm was distinguished for the PLN 52 million transaction related to issuing of bonds by Erbud S.A. company. The lawyers in charge of this transaction were Wojciech Szczepaniak and Szymon Okoń - details.
Maciej Duch as a speaker at the “Construction Contacts – How to Avoid Bankruptcy with the Contractor and Secure Your Contract”
On 20 February 2015, Maciej Duch gave a speech at the workshop organised by the Nowoczesna Firma (Modern Company). The subject of his presentation was “Securing Contractual Claims vs. Bankruptcy. Impact of Announcing Bankruptcy on Legal Situation of a Contractor, its Property, and Concluded Contracts”.
Joanna Tomaszewska, Ph.D., gave a speech at the workshop on amendments in provisions of Personal Data Protection Act organised by SSW Law Firm and Lewiatan Confederation
On 05 February 2015, SSW Law Firm in cooperation with Lewiatan Confederation organised workshop on amendments in provisions of Personal Data Protection Act that came into force on 01 January 2015. The presentation on new regulations was conducted by Joanna Tomaszewska, Ph.D.
On 13 – 14 January 2015 in Bristol hotel in Warsaw the Mining and Geological Law Act Conference took place. The event gathered over 90 representatives of companies operating in mining industry. Within two days several experts discussed practical aspects of amendments in the Mining and Geological Law. The lecturers included, inter alia, Daniel Kawczyński – a member of the British Parliament and a special advisor to the British Prime Minister, professor Andrzej Kraszewski Ph. D. and engineer – former Minister of Environment, Henryk Jezierski Ph.D. – former Undersecretary of State and Chief National Geologist and Piotr Woźniak – former Minister of Economy and Chief National Geologist, Undersecretary in Ministry of Environment.
SSW Spaczyński, Szczepaniak i Wspólnicy Law Firm was a co-organiser and partner of the Conference.
We invite you to watch the video of this event:
Jakub Jędrzejewski and Agnieszka Pajurek as speakers during the “International Contracts – Practical Aspects of Transborder Trade in Goods” workshop
On 15 - 16 January 2015, Jakub Jędrzejewski and Agnieszka Pajurek were present at the workshop organised by TrioConferences. Mr. Jędrzejewski gave a lecture on the most important clauses in international trade while the presentation by Agnieszka Pajurek referred to the aspects of international trade in goods in the light of amended regulations of the VAT Act.
On 4 December 2014, the Between Heaven and Earth Foundation staged its annual charity auction during which Wojciech Szczepaniak was distinguished with an award for supporting and aiding incurably ill children cared for by the Foundation.
On 4 December 2014, Filip Balcerzak delivered a lecture and participated in the discussion on “Investment Arbitrage and Human Rights” organised at Columbia University in New York.