Barbara Koźbiał as lecturer at the „Complaints in the power sector - latest changes and existing problems” workshop
On 13 May 2014 Barbara Koźbiał took part in a workshop organised by MM Conferences at which she delivered a lecture on the procedure to be followed upon change of supplier and contract termination.
On 24 April 2014, Przemysław Szabat took part in the “Hazards in Taxes” conference organised by the Dziennik Gazeta Prawna daily. His speech related to the clause preventing tax law evasion.
In the prestigious Chambers Europe ranking list issued on 24 April 2014, SSW Law Firm was selected in the following categories:
- M&A / Corporate
- Construction (Band 3) – according to Chambers, the team is known for its extensive experience, Maciej Kruś, Ph.D., was considered as “Up and Coming”
- Energy and natural resources (Band 4) – according to Chambers, the team stands out for experience in mining sector, according to clients, "the team is very commercial in its approach and its strategic recommendations." The ranking list of lawyers includes Piotr Spaczyński (Band 4) who is described as "very sharp" and someone who can be relied on in every situation, and Dominik Strzałkowski (Associate to Watch) recommended for, among other things, his focus on the client.
Details are available here.
Joanna Tomaszewska, Ph.D., as a speaker at the “Personal Data Processing as a Part of Capital Group” panel organised by the BPCC with Inspector General for Personal Data Protection
On 23 April 2014, Joanna Tomaszewska Ph.D., conducted the opening presentation at the “Personal Data Processing as a Part of Capital Group” panel organised by the British-Polish Chamber of Commerce. Wojciech Rafał Wiewiórowski Ph.D., Inspector General for Personal Data Protection was a special guest of the event. The meeting attended by Joanna Tomaszewska and the Inspector General for Personal Data Protection was held for the second time, SSW, along with the British-Polish Chamber of Commerce, is its organiser and conceiver.
Like every year SSW recommended by Legal 500. This year SSW was awarded in five categories:
- Banking and finance
- Corporate and M&A
- Energy and natural resources („praised for its ‘excellent industry knowledge’, and is a ‘specialist in energy and mining law’”)
- Real estate and construction
- Tax („displays ‘impressive knowledge of tax issues’”)
Among the recommended lawyers were: Wojciech Szczepaniak, Piotr Spaczyński, Patrycja Goździowska, Akinkayode Robert Phillips, Bogdan Duda and Paweł Chyb.
Details are available here. (http://www.legal500.com/firms/14901/20093)
On 2 April 2014, Maciej Kruś, Ph.D., took part in the “Arbitrariness in Administrative Law” scientific conference where he was a co-host of the presentation on the urban planning contest – the issue whether it could be one of instruments used to establish the purpose of the land and conditions of its development.
Dominik Strzałkowski and Barbara Koźbiał gave a speech during the “Contracts on the Power and Gas Market – Legal Aspects in Business Practice” workshops
On 31 March 2014, Dominik Strzałkowski and Barbara Koźbiał had their presentation at the “Contracts on the Power and Gas Market – Legal Aspects in Business Practice” workshops organised by the Nowoczesna Firma in Warsaw. Their lecture referred to a change of power and gas supplier.
On 29 March 2014, Szymon Okoń gave a lecture entitled “Operation of the Stock Exchange” as a part of the Stock Exchange School programme under patronage of Giełda Papierów Wartościowych w Warszawie S.A. and the Association of Individual Investors.
On 28 March 2014, Paweł Mardas participated in the 7th Forum of the Management Board and Supervisory Board Office organised by the Langas Group in Warsaw. Mr. Mardas had a lecture on introducing the “Good Practices” procedure in the scope of organisation of General Meetings of Shareholders/Partners as well as summoning and progress of Extraordinary General Meetings.
In the 8th Ranking of Tax Firms and Advisors by the Dziennik Gazeta Prawna daily, SSW took the 5th position in the ranking of the most effective tax advisory firms in 2013 and the 5th place in the ranking of the best tax advisory firms firm in 2013 (both cases – in the category of firms employing from 3 to 9 tax advisors). The criteria in the case of the most effective firms included income in 2013 per a single subject-related employee, the number of clients per a single subject-related employee, the number of successful court cases, number of successful appeals to the second instance, and the number of positive individual interpretations. The points in the case of the best firms were granted by the editorial jury for accomplishments of the firm.