For another consecutive year, SSW was recognised in the international independent ranking Legal 500 EMEA 2017.
Seven key specialities of SSW were included on the list of practices recommended by Legal 500:
- Energy and natural resources
- Capital markets: Debt
- Capital markets: Equity
- Commercial, corporate and M&A
- Real estate and construction
SSW, similarly as in previous years, has been recognised in the independent international ranking 2017 Chambers Europe.
Three practice areas of SSW have been repeatedly included on the Chambers recommendation list:
- Energy and natural resources
- Real Estate / Construction
- M&A / Corporate
In addition, we have joined the rankings for the first time in the following areas:
- Capital Markets: Equity
Among notable practitioners there are:
- Piotr Spaczyński
- Dominik Strzałkowski
- Patrycja Goździowska
- Paweł Chyb
SSW together with CEE Consulting Group organise a meeting concerning the security of personal data protection
On 5 April, a meeting and discussion concerning the security of personal data protection were organised by SSW together with CEE Consulting Group at the Warsaw office of the law firm.
The event was intended to focus on the approaching changes in personal data protection at the EU level and provide guidance how to get prepared. This topic raised a lot of interest among the invited guests.
The speakers were:
Joanna Tomaszewska Ph.D. - Attorney at law, Partner of Spaczyński, Szczepaniak & Partners (SSW) responsible for the personal data protection practice, who delivered a presentation concerning new challenges in data security protection,
Jeremy Sypniewski - IT Manager CEE Consulting Group Sp. z o.o. whose presentation concerned the fundamentals of digital security from a technology perspective.
The meeting made part of a series of events dedicated to the protection of personal data recently organised by SSW aimed at preparing the clients to the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) which will come into effect as of 25 May 2018.
On 28-29 March, 5th edition of the Wolvers Summit, a conference addressed to start-ups, investors, corporations and entrepreneurs from all around the globe was held in the Place of Culture and Science in Warsaw.
SSW was a strategic partner of the event which is regarded as one of the biggest multinational networking events in Central and Eastern Europe.
Marcin Muchowski appeared as a speaker during the seminar on “Potential actions by wind investors under adverse market developments” organised by PSEW
On 25 March, a seminar titled “Potential actions by wind investors under adverse market developments” was held in Toruń. The event was organised by the Polish Wind Energy Association (PSEW) and the Association of Small Wind Farms.
A presentation titled “Taxation of wind farms with property tax -legal environment, current interpretations, judicial decisions and possible measures” was delivered by Marcin Muchowski.
Patrycja Goździowska and Marcin Muchowski appear as speakers during the Spring 2017 Tax Board Workshop organised by Confederation Lewiatan
The objective was to prepare entrepreneurs as well as financial and accounting personnel for compliance with new tax obligations which came into effect in 2017.
The questions discussed during the meeting included changes in VAT, CIT, Act on the National Fiscal Administration, Digital Transportation Supervision System (SENT), optimisation and offshore activity.
The conference entitled „Geological and Mining Law” was held on 16 and 17 March 2017 in the InterContinental Hotel in Warsaw. The event, which focused on the analysis and discussion of the current and future legal environment for the geological and mining sector in Poland attracted over 100 industry representatives who listened to twenty presentations.
The conference topics were specifically concerned with the expected changes in such areas as concession acquisition and extension, land acquisition and lease, geological information, environmental procedures, mining industry qualifications and water law.
The gathering was co-organised by the law firm SSW Spaczyński Szczepaniak & Partners specialising in legal support of energy sector companies and Trio Conferences.
We invite you to watch the video of this event.
SSW together with CEE Consulting Group organise a meeting on personal data protection security | 5.04, 4-7 P.M., SSW offices (1 Rondo ONZ, Warsaw)
On 5 April, between 4 and 7 p.m., a meeting concerning personal data protection in the context of the introduction of the EU's General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) which will come into effect starting 25 May 2018 will be held at the offices of SSW (1 Rondo ONZ, Warsaw). It is worthwhile to get to know the new regulations already now and to adapt the company's operations so as to avoid the risk of heavy financial penalties envisaged under the new regulations.
Dr Joanna Tomaszewska - Attorney at Law, Partner in Spaczyński, Szczepaniak & Wspólnicy (SSW) law firm, responsible for the personal data protection practice
Jeremy Sypniewski - IT Manager CEE Consulting Group Sp. z o.o.
Detailed agenda and speakers' profiles are available under the following link:
On 14 and 15 March, Legal Career Fair was held in Warsaw. It is already the fourth year in a row that SSW was involved in the event as the exhibitor.
In the building of the University Library in Warsaw, most reputable Polish and international law firms as well as other companies closely related to the legal industry presented their offering for law graduates. The fair was visited by several hundred people.
Our Firm organised a competition for the participants titled “Win a Bike for Spring”. We are pleased to inform that Karolina Skarżyńska is the lucky competition winner and owner of the bike. Congratulations!
On 12 March 2017, Milena Kazanowska – Kędzierska, Associate from the Energy and Natural Resources Team, delivered a lecture focusing on financial penalties under the Energy Law for the participants of 6th edition of the Energy Academy organised by Lesław A. Paga Foundation.