changes in law

New authority for environmental inspectors to issue fines

The list of offences for which inspectors may impose fines by issuing a notice of penalty to violators has been expanded.

What do fiscal inspectors need to know about us?

At the end of July 2010 an amendment to the Polish Fiscal Audit Act went into effect. Of particular interest is Art. 7c, which expands the obligations of businesses to provide information to tax inspectors.

Joanna Krakowiak: Clinical trials-costs will rise, quality too

An interview with Joanna Krakowiak from the Life Science and Regulatory Law practice group at Wardyński & Partners

Amendments to Fiscal Audit Act

An amendment to the Fiscal Audit Act of 28 September 1991 went into effect on 30 July 2010.

Restriction on pre-emption rights of the Agricultural Property Agency

An amendment to the Agricultural System Act of 11 April 2003 went into effect on 8 July 2010.

Class actions

The Act on Enforcement of Claims in a Group Proceeding went into effect on 19 July 2010. The act introduces the institution of the class action, not previously recognised under Polish law.