The Real Estate M&A and Private Equity Review – Edition 4

For the fourth time the lawyers at the firm: Izabela Zielińska-Barłożek, Łukasz Szegda, Michał Nowacki, Michał Wons, Maciej Szewczyk, Radosław Wasiak and Marcin Pietkiewicz, are the authors of the chapter on the current situation on the real estate development market in Poland.

Detention of an individual

Who can be detained, and when? Can measures of direct compulsion be applied during detention? How long can a person be detained? Does a detainee have the right to remain silent? Can detention be appealed against?

Construction disputes

Is life easier for subcontractors? What purpose does the guarantee of payment serve in practice? How can the investor recover fees paid directly to subcontractors?  Lawyers experienced in handling construction contracts discuss these issues.

Changes in trademark regulations

Amendments to the Industrial Property Law, although not revolutionary, will clearly exert a great practical impact. The definition of a trademark has been revised and the categories of marks that are not eligible for protection have changed.

Intellectual property protection on the alcoholic beverages market

Can an advertiser run afoul of the alcohol advertising rules by advertising simple fruit juice? How can producers demonstrate the renown of a trademark for spirits? How to deal with counterfeiting? Read our report in good cheer.

Legal update. Changes in law in Poland affecting the business environment

The latest edition of our publication regarding changes in law in Poland affecting the business environment is now out. The publication offers a summary of changes across twenty areas of law, and is particularly valuable for identifying the targets of current and planned changes and outlining the potential consequences.