Whistleblower protection – new obligations for employers and public finance sector entities this year

Until 17 December 2021. Poland has time to implement Directive 2019/1937 of the Parliament and of the Council (EU) of 23 October 2019 concerning the protection of whistleblowers – commonly referred to as the Whistleblower Directive [Directive]. Obligations imposed by the Directive European legislation provides for the implementation of a system for reporting infringements of…

Brexit and GDPR – changes are at hand

Does your organisation transfer data to the UK, in connection with cooperation with clients, contractors, outsourcing of services, posting of employees etc.? If so, Brexit – depending on the scenario – will cause a need to review the legal basis on which it takes place, e.g. entrustment agreements. Data transfer to the UK under the…

MDDP Olkiewicz and Partners advises SUSI Partners in cooperation with DB Energy

Warsaw, 29 October 2020 – The MDDP Olkiewicz and Partnerslaw firm as an advisor to the SUSI Partners Swiss fund, which carries out an innovative project in Poland worth EUR 20 million, consisting in implementing solutions aimed at increasing energy efficiency of entrepreneurs – from audit through design and implementation of energy-saving investments. MDDP was…

Perpetual usufruct for 2020 – deferral until 31 January 2021 and other changes concerning the use of real estate of the State Treasury and municipalities

On 24th June 2020, the Act on Subsidies to Interest Rates on Bank Loans Granted to Entrepreneurs Affected by COVID-19 and on Simplified Procedure for Approval of the Arrangement in Connection with COVID-19 (commonly referred to as Anti-Crisis Shield 4.0) entered into force, which postponed the deadline for payment of the perpetual usufruct fee for…