Piotr Spaczyński took part in the discussion titled “Poland’s role in efforts to improve the raw materials security of the European Union”
On 2 October 2014, Piotr Spaczyński took part in a round-table debate organised during the ENFI conference in Sopot by the Lewiatan Confederation’s Polish Association of Mining Industry Employers.
On 30 September 2014, a roundtable meeting of heads of legal departments was held to allow the exchange of experiences and discussion. During the debate Joanna Tomaszewska, Ph.D., legal advisor, raised the issue of the functioning of the data protection officer (administrator bezpieczeństwa informacji) in the company and the upcoming changes in law in this scope.
More information about the SSW legal services regarding the functioning of the data protection officer (administrator bezpieczeństwa informacji) can be found here-link.
“Family, Property, Company. Conversations About Good Succession” – a meeting with family companies in Warsaw
On 23 September 2014, another meeting was in Warsaw that was related to THINKTANK initiative „Family, Property, Company. Conversations About Good Succession”. SSW Law Firm is one of the partners of the event, the Firm representatives, Wojciech Szczepaniak, Paweł Chyb, Ph.D., and Angelika Rokicka-Buczek of SSW Family Office, discussed key issues in the process of succession and questions that need to be asked in the process. Special guests included Wojciech Kruk Senior and Wojciech Kruk Junior.
On 8 September 2014, Szymon Okoń appeared at the Corporate Lawyers Forum organised in Warsaw by Nowoczesna Firma. His lecture was devoted to securing various forms of financing - bonds and Catalyst.
Maciej Duch as lecturer at the “Building contracts: how not to go bankrupt together with the contractor and to secure the contract” workshop
On 4 September 2014, Maciej Duch appeared at the workshop organised by Nowoczesna Firma and delivered a lecture on termination of construction contracts.
On 25 July 2014, Akinkayode Robert Phillips was a guest of Radio One and commented on the government development programme addressed to small a medium-sized businesses, “New Opportunity Policy”.
On 11 July 2014, Łukasz Cudny was involved in a workshop organised by Langas Group in Warsaw. His presentation related to termination or dismissal of a plenipotentiary / commercial proxy.
Paweł Mardas as lecturer at the Summer School for Management Board and Supervisory Board Service Officers
On 10 July 2014, Paweł Mardas took part in the “Certified manager for management services and organisation of internal processes” training event organised in Sopot. Mr. Mardas presented a case study relating to the organisation and course of assemblies.
“Family, property, company. Talks about good succession” - meeting with family-owned businesses in Katowice behind us
On 26 June 2014, the second meeting relating to the THINKTANK initiative “Family, property, company. Talks about good succession” was held in Katowice. The SSW Law Firm is one of the partners of this event, during the workshops SSW representatives, i.e. Wojciech Szczepaniak, Paweł Chyb, PhD, and Angelika Rokicka-Buczek from the SSW Family Office, spoke about the key issues that emerge in the succession process and about questions that need to be addressed in that context. This time, the guests at the meeting were Jan and Agnieszka Łapaj from the Łapaj Group.
The next meetings will be held as early as September, this time in Wrocław, Warsaw and Gdańsk.
The SSW Spaczyński, Szczepaniak & Partners Law Firm as one of the partners of the THINKTANK initiative “Family, property, company.”
The series of seven meetings for family-owned businesses “Talks about good succession” has been launched, with the first being held in Lublin on 24 June 2014. During the meetings, practical issues relating to succession are addressed, while the workshops part is designed to encourage interaction and exchange of experiences. In addition, during one of the sessions, participants have the opportunity to talk to owners of family-owned businesses, the senior and the successor, who have completed or are in the process of succession. In Lublin, the guests were Adam and Jacek Rozwadowscy from ENEL-MED Medical Centre.
During the workshops, SSW representatives, namely Wojciech Szczepaniak, Paweł Chyb, PhD, and Angelika Rokicka-Buczek from the SSW Family Office, spoke about the key issues that emerge in the succession process and about questions that need to be addressed in that context.
This is the first educational project in Poland to address succession planning on such a wide scale. Other partners are Raiffeisen Polbank, Ipopema TFI and TU Europa. The initiative is related to the publication of a report which presents various aspects of the succession process in a family-owned business: those relating to business, law, taxes, but also psychological ones.