Krzysztof Libiszewski: articles by this author

Legal actions of a “false” corporate body can be saved. But all of them?

On 1 March 2019, an important amendment to the Civil Code comes into force, providing for the possibility of validating actions by a “false” corporate body. Up to now, such a possibility has applied only to actions by a “false” attorney-in-fact.

Transferring the registered office of a Polish company abroad does not require the company to be liquidated in Poland

The Court of Justice has ruled that under the EU principle of freedom of establishment, transfer of the registered office of a Polish company abroad within the European Economic Area cannot be conditioned on conducting liquidation of the company in Poland.

Conversion of debt to equity and sale of assets as mechanisms for restructuring public companies

Can public companies and others operating on a large scale and needing to restructure their debt take advantage of in-court restructuring using the mechanisms in the Restructuring Law?

Contributions to share capital in foreign currency and foreign exchange differences

With economic globalisation, foreign investors often decide to pay capital contributions to Polish companies in foreign currencies. This raises the question of how to convert these amounts into Polish currency.

Restructuring Law and amended Bankruptcy Law: Scope and essence of changes

The main provisions of the Restructuring Law of 15 May 2015 enter into force on 1 January 2016. It will serve one of the foundations of commercial law in Poland, enabling effective restructuring of insolvent enterprises.

Shareholder loans under the amended Bankruptcy Law

Systemic amendments to Poland’s Bankruptcy & Recovery Law enter into force on 1 January 2016.