Dr Szymon Kubiak: articles by this author

Reductions in employment in joint ventures by competitors

In today’s knowledge-based economy, consolidations of enterprises are common—sometimes even between competitors. Employment reductions are a natural part of any consolidation, but are a source of legal risks for merging competitors. Such risks are hard to eliminate, but does it have to end in stalemate?

What is the involvement of employees in cross-border mergers?

In a cross-border merger, the employees must have an opportunity to participate in the merger procedure and in the governance of the new company—typically by having an influence on the composition of the supervisory board.

Pre-employment screening – what an employer can do and must not do?

There are legal restrictions on obtaining information from job candidates.