What can employers say in a job advertisement? How to verify the legality of a worker’s stay in Poland? What are the steps for legally hiring Ukrainians in Poland? What formalities are required when amending their terms of employment? How to delegate Ukrainian citizens to work elsewhere in the EU? How to end cooperation with foreign workers? Lawyers from the firm’s Employment & Global Mobility practice write about the rules for employing Ukrainians in Poland...
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Year this Office was Established: 1988
Lawyers Worldwide: 150
Areas of Practice
It’s hard to explain to someone who has never been accused of a crime that they cannot use their own money, and this situation could last for months. Nonetheless, an institution exerting this effect functions under Polish law and can impact both individuals and companies This institution is the freezing of accounts. In general it is used where there is a suspicion that funds in an account have a criminal origin or are related to an offence. This institution is grounded in several sets of regulations in Poland, and how it is applied differs under each act. In this report we examine the institution of freezing of accounts in Poland...
News from Poland—Business & Law, Episode 31: Out-of-court enforcement of a registered pledge on shares in a limited-liability company
What is a registered pledge on shares in a limited-liability company, and how is this security enforced? These questions are answered in the latest episode of News from Poland—Business & Law by Mateusz Tusznio, an advocate and restructuring adviser specialising in banking and finance law and restructuring of corporate debt. Afterwards, Konrad Grotowski, host of the programme, shines a spotlight on how Polish businesses currently view the prospect of replacing the zloty with the euro...
News from Poland—Business & Law, Episode 30 (part 2): Examination of a foreigner testifying before a Polish civil court as a party
In the second part of the program News from Poland—Business & Law in which Konrad Grotowski and Jakub Barański continue to dicuss about taking the testimony of a foreigner (especially a member of a company’s management board) in a Polish civil court as a party to the proceedings. 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. The programme is intended for foreign directors of Polish companies, foreign investors in Poland, and their foreign advisers...