Recent changes in criminal procedure, operational monitoring, and the prosecution system

Numerous major changes have entered into force in Poland in recent months in the area of criminal procedure, surveillance of citizens, and how the prosecution system is run.

Criminal law amendments of July 2015: Evolution or revolution?

On 1 July 2015, lawyers and parties to criminal proceedings in Poland entered a new reality. But will adversarial criminal trials truly unburden the courts and speed up the process?

Restructuring should begin with a forensic audit

A forensic audit at the start of the restructuring process should enable the company to uncover irregularities and take the right remedial measures.

Internal investigations: An alternative for law enforcement authorities?

Internal investigations conducted by enterprises in-house when irregularities are suspected offer many advantages to businesses compared to initiatives undertaken by public law enforcement authorities.

The company as prosecutor

Can evidence from an internal investigation be used in court?

In some industries internal investigations are already standard

Internal investigations are becoming increasingly common, but individuals who face consequences as a result may attempt to undermine the findings or challenge the procedures followed in the investigation — including through seeking the protection of the courts.