Easier to merge or spin off companies

An amendment to the Commercial Companies Code went into effect on 27 October 2011, simplifying and shortening the procedures for corporate mergers and divisions, including cross-border mergers.

UPC may acquire Aster, but not without conditions

Poland’s competition authority has approved cable company UPC’s acquisition of rival Aster, but UPC will have to sell off part of Aster’s network in the next 18 months.

M&A by practitioners for practitioners

The first step-by-step guide to M&A transactions—from letter of intent to post-closing activities—has now been published jointly by Wardyński & Partners and LexisNexis Polska.