On October 30, 2017, CEE Legal Matters reported that South African investment fund Coast2Coast had acquired Polish soup and pate manufacturer Profi — one of several recent CEE investments. Coast2Coast's Regional Counsel CEE Anna Wawrzynczak agreed to answer our questions about the recent acquisitions.
The European Commission has just published its comprehensive proposal for the so-called "New Deal for Consumers", which aims to strengthen EU consumer rights and enforcement. This includes the proposal for a new Directive enabling certain qualified entities to seek redress on behalf of consumers who have been harmed by an unlawful commercial practice.
On February 26, 2018, CEE Legal Matters reported that Timex Card had sold 51 % of its shares to UTA GmbH. Agnieszka Slowiak, Chief Legal Counsel at Timex Card, spoke with us about the deal.
23rd-25th May, 2018 in Warsaw
The beginning of 2018 has been quite busy for many Polish law firms, according to Jan Rolinski, Senior Partner at WKB Wiercinski Kwiecinski Baehr. He expects that activity to persist throughout the rest of the year due to a number of legislative initiatives currently in the drafting process, which are “already causing a disturbance in the Polish market and keeping us occupied.”