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09.11.2020 The Port of Gdynia Authority announced a tender for the selection of a private partner that will deal with the construction of the Outer Port. It is the largest investment in Poland in the PPP formula.
04.11.2020 As a result of an appeal against a decision handed down by the first instance authority, the head of the customs and tax office overturned the decision issued by the same authority at first instance and discontinued the proceedings.
03.11.2020 The European Commission has referred Poland to the CJEU over Polish regulations on excise duty on ethyl alcohol not aligning with EU law requirements.
03.11.2020 DZP and BIM Klaster have assisted PwC, with the support of the European Commission, in developing for the Ministry of Development a "Roadmap for the implementation of BIM methodology in public procurement".
23.10.2020 Thanks to PortfoLion’s support, edrone has the opportunity to develop even more dynamically, strengthen its position on foreign markets and become a MarTech leader in the CEE region.
13.10.2020 DZP is providing GWD Concept Sp. z o.o. with day-to-day legal advice on intellectual property and consumer law for the Displate sales platform.
09.10.2020 DZP's lawyers have represented the City of Warsaw in a case brought by Strabag for compensation for alleged breaches that were supposedly committed when the City concluded and implemented a privatisation agreement for the company Hotele Warszawskie Syrena.
17.08.2020 DZP represented UOS Drilling S.A. as the claimant in a complex technical dispute with a subcontractor and its insurer over improper performance of the contract.
30.06.2020 We supported Codility on the fulfilment of the company’s public offering obligations, as well as on aspects of tax law and labour law.
25.05.2020 The advice included negotiating and preparing an investment agreement and corporate governance rules, and developing the principles of the company’s transformation and the assumptions of the incentive scheme.
19.05.2020 We are pleased to inform you that, within the long-term cooperation established between PZU S.A. and DZP, our law firm is providing legal support to the insurer's clients during the handling of computer security incidents.
15.05.2020 DZP Future advised Polish start-up inSTREAMLY, which is developing a technology to enable content to be displayed in multiple independent live stream channels at the same time.
14.05.2020 DZP has advised Intrum on entering the new secured debt segment. The client was advised by a team of lawyers from DZP’s Capital Markets and Financial Institutions Practice.
07.05.2020 After playing in Russia for two years, Fabian Drzyzga has returned to his home volleyball team and next season will play for Asseco Resovia Rzeszów, whose colours he has worn in the past.
04.05.2020 DZP is advising Gaz-System on the strategic infrastructure project Baltic Pipe, which is to create a new gas supply corridor on the European market.
30.04.2020 On 30 April DZP advised on the finalisation and closing of the purchase of enterprise conducted by a company acting on a material regulated market. The closing took place mostly remotely, with extensive use of electronic modes and chartered couriers services.
01.04.2020 Experts from the Tax Practice have obtained for our client a positive ruling on tax law provisions on the absence of the obligation to carry out a physical inventory and to pay VAT on the company's assets in the event of the heir continuing the activities of the company inherited.
31.03.2020 DZP advised on the finalisation of the sale of 100% of shares in a company whose activity involves the purchase and slaughter of cattle. Our advice covered comprehensive legal services for the transaction on the part of the sellers.
30.03.2020 The NAC has dismissed in its entirety an appeal filed by one of the participants in a procedure conducted by the City of Krakow Road Administration to select a private partner to design, build, finance and then maintain the "Krakow Fast Tram Line, stage 4".
17.03.2020 DZP advised ‘TECS’ telecommunication & e-commerce solutions GmbH during a procedure for handling cashless payments and settling transactions in the Electronic Toll Collection System, conducted by the GIRT.
16.03.2020 Experts from the Tax Practice have successfully represented an FMCG sector client in a dispute over costs incurred in acquiring shares in a related company.
05.03.2020 DZP Future advises the French-Polish start-up Stonly, which creates innovative SaaS solutions to improve the technical support and customer services process.
04.03.2020 Our Tax Practice experts have successfully represented clients in a dispute before the Supreme Administrative Court over 70% income tax on non-compete compensation.
17.02.2020 We have advised the owners of the Buma Group on the acquisition by a consortium of Reino Capital and RF Corval International. The holding acquired comprises over 20 companies and assets of a total gross value of approx. PLN 1.3 billion.
11.02.2020 DZP has advised SPAR Polska from the Bać-Pol Group, the current operator of the chain in Poland, in a high-profile dispute with SPAR International and SPAR Group over the right to the SPAR brand in Poland.
07.02.2020 DZP successfully represented the consortium of China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation and China Railway 19th Bureau Group before the National Appeal Chamber (NAC) in a dispute over the largest investment in the railway sector in recent years, i.e. a 71 kilometre section of the Rail Baltica international route.
23.01.2020 The judgment was delivered in the case of a client in the industrial packaging sector in a dispute with the tax administration authorities over taxation of intra-Community supplies of goods at the 0% VAT rate. The SAC judgment may be significant for taxpayers conducting disputes centred on good faith and due care.
17.01.2020 We have advised Ingka Group companies on a strategic merger of the two main Polish companies, i.e. IKEA Retail sp. z o.o. and IKEA Property Poland sp. z o.o. Ingka is one of the world's largest companies selling furniture, home furnishings, and home and garden decorations, and has operated for over 70 years.
15.01.2020 On 9 January 2020, Gaz-System signed a contract with the German company Europipe GmbH for the supply of pipes for the Polish section of the Baltic Pipe. The contract covers the supply of pipes for the construction of a 275 km long offshore section and a short onshore section leading to the receiving terminal.
15.01.2020 The Corporate and M&A Practice advised on the acquisition of a majority stake in teamtechnik Production Technology (ttPT) by TDJ, a family investment company. This is TDJ's first investment after the announcement of a new strategy for 2018-2022.
10.01.2020 The Real Estate Practice advises a long-standing client on the sale of an 85.8% shareholding in the company by its majority shareholder. DZP's advice covered all reprivatisation and enfranchisement issues related to the ORBIS real estate.
08.01.2020 The case was run by Lech Żyżylewski and Piotr Gołaszewski from the Real Estate Practice, specialising, inter alia, in reprivatisation matters.
31.12.2019 31 December 2019 saw the end of a long-standing real estate dispute over the former Serbian Embassy in Warsaw. An agreement concluded on 31 December 2019 between the Republic of Serbia and the owners of real estate at Al. Ujazdowskie 23.
23.12.2019 This is another successful transaction (in addition to, inter alia, investments in Opole, Gdynia and Nowy Sącz) carried out thanks to the "Package for Medium Cities" programme.
23.12.2019 We have advised Getin Holding on the sale of Idea Bank Ukraine and the company New Finance Service. Title to the shares in Idea Bank Ukraine will be transferred on fulfilment of the conditions precedent specified in the agreement. Title to the Idea Bank Ukraine shares is expected to be transferred by 31 May 2020 at the latest.
23.12.2019 Our advisory included preparing and negotiating the investment agreement and supporting the company in the implementation of some of its provisions .
05.12.2019 DZP has advised Wodociągi i Kanalizacja w Opolu sp. z o.o. and Opole Municipality on the sale of a minority shareholding in WIK to a Local Government Investment Fund.
02.12.2019 The client is being advised by DZP lawyers from the Capital Markets and Financial Institutions Practice: Andrzej Foltyn and Piotr Jackowski.
27.11.2019 DZP advised upon the acquisition of an organized part of an enterprise, i.e. the Forex business line and client portfolio, by Dom Maklerski TMS Brokers from Noble Securities S.A.
25.11.2019 The tender offer concerned the acquisition of almost 20.1 million shares representing 53.15% of ERGIS S.A.’s share capital.
22.11.2019 Thanks to the transaction, CPI PG has expanded its portfolio of office buildings in Poland. However, Karimpol says that the sale of a building that is 90% commercialised confirms the attractiveness of the capital's office sector.
21.11.2019 ITI Neovision was advised in the transaction by experts from our Corporate and M&A Practice – Marek Świątkowski, Partner, Damian Szczygielski, Senior Associate, and Joanna Fasula, Associate.
15.11.2019 Consortium advice will include, among other things, the preparation of the project structure (including an analysis of the possibility of using EU funds), and then support in selecting a private partner and concluding a PPP contract.
15.11.2019 Immofinanz is one of the biggest investors on the real estate market in Poland, known, inter alia, for its recent acquisition of the Warsaw Spire skyscraper.
09.10.2019 DZP advised YIT Development, one of the largest residential developers on the Polish market, on signing a construction contract with a UNIBEP group company.
04.10.2019 Our advice included setting out the transaction’s structure, performing due diligence exercise, drafting transactional documentation and finally, providing assistance in successfully completed negotiations.
04.09.2019 Domański Zakrzewski Palinka has advised Flarna Holdings Limited on exiting an investment in a leading Polish manufacturer of rollers blinds and awnings, ANWIS sp. z o.o.
04.09.2019 Kancelaria DZP doradzała spółce Dobra Energia dla Olsztyna Sp. z o.o. przy postępowaniu dotyczącym jednej z największych inwestycji w historii Olsztyna.
27.08.2019 DZP has advised Impax Asset Management on the sale of a 42 MW wind farm in Kisielice to a Green Investment Group investment fund.
29.07.2019 Toyota Motor Manufacturing Poland will start manufacturing another electronic continuously variable transmission for low-emission hybrid systems
16.07.2019 We advised the company and its owners on preparing and negotiating the transaction documentation, negotiating a managerial contract and finalising the sale.
05.07.2019 We represented a client in the pharmaceutical sector in appeal proceedings before the European Commission over infringement by the Polish Excise Duty Act of EU regulations.
02.07.2019 The Supreme Administrative Court’s judgment is final and has ended the nearly six-year dispute with the tax authorities and resulted in the taxpayer recovering the unduly paid tax arrears plus interest.
12.06.2019 The Management Board of Tramwaje Warszawskie signed a contract with the Korean company Hyundai Rotem, valued at over PLN 1.8 billion, to supply 213 trams.
29.05.2019 The merger led to Isobar Polska sp. z o.o. acquiring Socialformance sp. z o.o., Socializer S.A., Hypermedia sp. z o.o. and M2.0 sp. z o.o.
28.05.2019 The Tax Practice has successfully represented the client in a dispute in administrative courts over the amount of CIT liabilities for 2009.
17.05.2019 DWF Group plc has completed the acquisition of the legal services business of K&L Gates Jamka sp.k. The acquisition will result in the opening of a new office for DWF in Poland.
16.04.2019 DZP has advised a company in the Kiwa group, Kiwa Inspecta Holding Polska sp. z o.o., on a transaction to acquire 100% of shares in Agro Quality Support Polska sp. z o.o.
28.02.2019 DZP’s support for Lotos Kolej covered advice and representation of the company in court and mediation proceedings which ended in the settlement being signed.
13.02.2019 Foreign Expansion Fund FIZ AN, managed by PFR TFI S.A., has concluded an investment agreement with Rainbow Tours S.A. on a joint investment in expanding the chain of White Olive hotels in Greece.
29.01.2019 DZP lawyers supported the investment fund Fundusz Ekspansji Zagranicznej FIZ AN, managed by the investment fund company PFR TFI S.A., upon negotiating and concluding a loan agreement with a member company of R22 Group, extending its activity outside of Poland.
11.01.2019 In the transaction, the LGIF acquired approx. 25% of PEWIK’s shares and also concluded an investment agreement with its current shareholders and the company itself.
17.12.2018 The transaction was one of the largest on the private market in 2018.
02.10.2018 The aim of the parties’ cooperation is to create innovative solutions facilitating the continued development of broadband technology and infrastructure.
19.09.2018 Wielton S.A., the largest in Poland and a leading European manufacturer of trailers and semi-trailers, has acquired a 100% shareholding in Lawrence David Limited.
10.09.2018 Zendesk, a technology giant, finalised the purchase of the Polish startup Future Simple.
28.08.2018 DZP represented PKP IC in negotiating the contract for wireless internet installations in Pendolino trains and for maintaining the WiFi system for five years.
19.07.2018 The dispute concerned a negative individual ruling issued to the Bank on whether prudential fees payable to the Bank Guarantee Fund in 2016 could be treated as tax costs.
13.06.2018 13 czerwca Tauron podpisał dwie umowy inwestycyjne, kreujące fundusze inwestycyjne typu corporate venture capital. Nasza kancelaria była doradcą prawnym w tym projekcie.
12.06.2018 Our advice included preparing the draft construction contract and representing the company in negotiations and contract conclusion.
07.05.2018 On 7 May a contract to design, build and operate a thermal waste treatment plant in Gdańsk has been signed.
19.04.2018 Landmark judgment in a case involving a refusal to issue a ruling due to suspected use of a tax avoidance clause
19.04.2018 DZP has advised Guggenheim Securities, LLC, sole placement agent in the USA, in a private offering of shares in Mabion S.A.
30.03.2018 We advised Tauron in the execution of agreements determining the conditions of involvement of Investment Funds in the development of an energy unit.
28.02.2018 DZP has advised Dentsu Aegis Network Polska on the strategic purchase of 100% of shares in Red8 Group. Dentsu Aegis Network is a global communications network with branches in 145 countries.
29.01.2018 The Poznań municipal company, Zarząd Komunalnych Zasobów Lokalowych, has with our support signed a PLN 178 million loan agreement with the European Investment Bank.
29.01.2018 DZP has advised the Italian company Karton, a leading European producer of plastic pallets, on the acquisition of a majority stake in Gekoplast, a leading Polish producer of polypropylene sheets.
29.01.2018 DZP has advised the Italian company Karton, a leading European producer of plastic pallets, on the acquisition of a majority stake in Gekoplast, a leading Polish producer of polypropylene sheets.
18.01.2018 DZP advised Sądeckie Wodociągi and 5 of the company's shareholders on the biggest infrastructure transaction carried out to date under the "Package for medium-sized cities” programme by the PDF.
11.01.2018 Having reviewed the positions of social partners and TVN the Chairman of the National Broadcasting Council has repealed a decision imposing a penalty of almost PLN 1.5 million on TVN.
03.01.2018 Katarzyna Kuźma and Wojciech Hartung have represented FBSerwis Karpatia before the National Appeal Chamber in a dispute over a procedure to collect and manage municipal waste in Ryglice Municipality.
28.12.2017 On 28 December Wielton closed a transaction to acquire from Dauphine Investissements a 34.69% shareholding in Fruehauf. DZP was again legal adviser and coordinator of the transaction.
20.12.2017 On 19 December a commissioning report was signed for a 1,075 MW energy unit at Enea Wytwarzanie's Kozienice Power Plant. DZP advised Enea on implementation of this coal-fired energy unit.
18.12.2017 On Monday, 18 December 2018, FlixBus announced an integration with Polski Bus, belonging to Souter Holdings Poland sp. z o.o. DZP has advised on this strategic alliance.
08.12.2017 MTU Aero Engines, a German manufacturer of civil and military aircraft engines, and Lufthansa Technik, a leading provider of technical aircraft services, formed the joint company EME Aero.
01.12.2017 Toyota Motor Manufacturing Poland is to carry out a new investment in its factory in Jelcz-Laskowice in a production line for its new generation 1.5 litre petrol engine. Production is set to start in 2020.
09.11.2017 DZP advised Polski Fundusz Rozwoju SA [Polish Development Fund] on an investment in WB Electronics SA. An agreement was signed by the parties on 9 November.
24.10.2017 Domański Zakrzewski Palinka advised ASG Poland SA on the sale of a production plant and real estate in Bydgoszcz to a company in the Austrian Mayr-Melnhof Packaging group.
16.10.2017 We advised Flavourtec in a share sale and acquisition of the investor transaction. Current shareholders and the TarHeel Capital fund will cooperate, each holding 50% of shares in the company.
13.10.2017 We advised the Belgian company Puratos on the acquisition of an enterprise belonging to Nutrico Group sp. z o.o. SKA. Domański Zakrzewski Palinka advised on all aspects of Polish law.
11.10.2017 We advised the Oncology Centre in Wrocław on implementing the new ISO 37001:2016 standard. It's the first hospital and one of the first entities in Poland to decide to implement the new standard.
29.09.2017 DZP advised the Swedish company GBO Fastening Systems AB upon the sale of its Polish subsidiary to the French company Ateliers LR Etanco SAS.
20.09.2017 We advised the main LC Corp shareholders on the sale of a controlling stake. LC Corp is a development company involved in commercial and housing investments in 6 cities in Poland.
04.09.2017 The Real Estate Practice has successfully represented the (direct) heir to the owner of real estate at Al. Róż restored to the owner pursuant to the Warsaw Decree.
11.08.2017 We advised the Polish broadcaster TVN on sale of 100% of shares of Mango-Media sp. z o.o. (company offering the teleshopping services and online sales of goods) to Studio Moderna Polska sp. z o.o.
27.07.2017 DZP, Mott MacDonald and Crido Taxand are to provide the Ministry of Development and the City of Krakow with legal, economic-financial, technical advice on the performance of a PPP project.
26.06.2017 We advised Infracapital on a joint venture with Nokia. The companies won a tender for a project to build and maintain fibre optic networks providing internet access in regions in Poland.
21.06.2017 We advised FBSerwis on the purchase of 100% of shares in Przedsiębiorstwo Higieny Komunalnej Trans-Formers Wrocław and in Trans-Formers Karpatia. The transaction value was PLN 155 million.
14.06.2017 DZP, Mott MacDonald and Crido Taxand is to provide the Ministry of Development and the City of Krakow with full-range advice on undertaking entitled "Krakow Fast Tramway – stage IV".
30.05.2017 We have advised Envelo (Poczta Polska Usługi Cyfrowe sp. z o.o.) in an interpretational dispute over VAT on their flagship product, i.e. the sale of e-stamps – neostamps.
24.05.2017 We advised Wielton SA on the acquisition of 100% of shares in the German Langendorf GmbH. The Langendorf Group manufactures trailers, semi-trailers and special vehicles for transporting, e.g. glass.
21.05.2017 We advised the winning bidder, MEDCOM S.A. at the bid preparation stage and throughout all the appeal proceedings in two tenders to purchase electric bus infrastructure.
19.04.2017 Whether an owner-like possessor has the capacity to be party to a court action for remuneration for non-contractual use of real estate when it has given the real estate over for dependent possession?
18.04.2017 We advised SBB Energy on the acquisition of over 50% of shares in ELMAX PUH Andrzej Hołub sp. z o.o. and helped draw up the terms on which the remaining shares would be purchased in the future.
11.04.2017 We have represented Obrascón Huarte Lain (OHL) in a precedential case in which OHL demanded that funds owed to OHL be excluded from the bankruptcy estate of Hydrobudowy Polska (HBP).
28.02.2017 We represented a pharmaceutical company in an emergency procedure (to annul tax decisions) before the tax authorities and administrative courts in a VAT case. Our efforts brought our client over PLN 8 mln.
28.02.2017 With DZP's support, Algonquin, a pan-European investor and hotel operator, has sold one of the best and most profitable hotels in Poland - the Sheraton Grand Kraków.
08.02.2017 We have advised the Belgian Puratos Group NV on the purchase of 100% of shares in Diamant Polska sp. z o.o., a leading manufacturer of bakery ingredients in Austria.
30.01.2017 On 13 December the NAC dismissed PGF Urtica's appeal against the tender result for the anti-pneumococcal vaccines announced by the Public Procurement Department at the Ministry of Health.
30.01.2017 Obrascón Huarte Lain proved that the contracting authority (municipal company) had had no grounds for demanding payment under the guarantee for proper performance of contract.
22.12.2016 We acted for Enea Wytwarzanie in negotiations with Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Europe and Polimex-Mostostal. We negotiated annex to a contract to build a 1075 MW energy unit.
19.12.2016 We provided full-range legal assistance to Przewozy Regionalne sp. z o.o. in a contract award procedure for the purchase of modern electric multiple units. We advised at all stages of the procedure.
13.12.2016 We acted for our client in a complaint before the EC over the infringement of EU laws on the excise duty exemption of ethyl alcohol used to manufacture medicines by the provisions of the Polish Excise Tax Act.
12.12.2016 We represented PKP Intercity in an arbitration over the payment of a contractual penalty by Alstom for delayed supply of Pendolino trains. The award is EUR 42.3 million with interest.
23.11.2016 The Constitutional Tribunal ruled that the regulation based on which payments are made in the form of overnight allowances for international transport drivers is not compliant with the Polish Constitution.
20.11.2016 Our lawyers have advised in a case to obtain a European Commission decision on state aid for the coal mining sector in the years 2015-2018. The aid programme was approved on 18 November 2016.
21.10.2016 We are advising the company in a process to obtain state aid for the investments in the form of financial support offered by the Minister of Development and Finances.
30.09.2016 The Swiss company SSE Holding acquired several civil enterprises belonging to the multinational Orica Limited. The plants acquired are in Germany, Poland, Czech Republic and Slovakia.
17.09.2016 DZP experts comment the Act of 25 June 2015 amending the Act on Real Estate Management and the Family and Guardianship Code, which came into effect On 17 September 2016.
31.08.2016 New interpretation of Warsaw Decree gives grounds for negative decision issued under Decree to be changed even after a court judgment dismissing an appeal against decision has become final.
30.07.2016 DZP advised Idea Bank SA on the sale of GetBack SA, a non-performing loan recovery business, and on the related reorganisation of its debt portfolio. The transaction value was PLN 825 million.
28.07.2016 DZP is advising WGE Development on the restructuring of liabilities under ten bond series vis-a-vis 120 bondholders in precedential, accelerated arrangement proceedings.
18.07.2016 USP Zdrowie Group acquired 100% of shares in the Polish-Swedish Naturell Group. We were the main adviser and co-ordinated the Polish-Swedish team of lawyers and tax and financial advisers.
01.07.2016 DZP and the State Treasury General Solicitor’s Office represented the Republic of Poland in a case brought by the Norwegian investors, Geir Almås and Kristian Almås.
17.05.2016 The US SeaChange International Inc. has purchased DCC Labs, a company designing solutions for digital and internet television. We advised DCC Labs and the company’s owners throughout the transaction.
24.02.2016 Our lawyers finally saw the successful end of a case that had lasted over 6 years to set aside an award issued by the Court of Arbitration in Warsaw in a case between Taifun Real sp. z o.o. and Exatel SA.
01.02.2016 We have advised FBSerwis and Budimex on the purchase of 80% of shares in Amest Kamieńsk, a company that operates a mechanical biological waste treatment plant and waste landfill.
29.01.2016 Advisory to PORR Polska Infrastructure SA, ZUE SA and Przedsiębiorstwo Budowy Kopalń PeBeKa SA in a dispute with the City of Poznan and the company Poznańskie Inwestycje Miejskie.
15.01.2016 DZP acted for two companies (Spanish and the Dutch) from the Spanish Uriel Inversiones capital group in a dispute over payment of an additional fee. This dispute ended successfully for our client.
18.12.2015 A full-range legal assistance to PKP Intercity SA with two contracts for the supply of modern trains. Twenty Flirt trains are to be supplied by the Stadler-Newag and Dart trains are being supplied by Pesa.
01.12.2015 Mergermarket summed up the situation on the global M&A market for the first three quarters of 2015. We took 1st place in Poland by number of transactions closed this year (15).
30.11.2015 We acted successfully for KP which was banned from distributing flavoured beers in specific packaging, based on an injunction obtained by main competitor, Żywiec SA Group.
24.11.2015 The South African company Bounty Brands, which is part of the Coast2Coast group, bought shares in Sonko sp. z o.o., the leading rice, cereal and bakery goods producer in Poland.
29.10.2015 Private equity funds Benson Elliot Capital Management and Walton Street Capital and the hotel group Algonquin has obtained financing from Bank Pekao SA to acquire the Sheraton hotel.
23.10.2015 Maspex Wadowice Group purchased shares in Sequoia sp. z o.o. from a minority shareholder, Sorabot investment fund. Our Law Firm acted for the Sequoia majority shareholders.
15.10.2015 A strategic partnership agreement was signed by MEDCOM and Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (MELCO) under which MELCO is to purchase a minority block (49%) of shares in MEDCOM.
30.09.2015 EDF Polska SA and Fundusz Inwestycji Infrastrukturalnych - Kapitałowy Fundusz Inwestycyjny Zamknięty Aktywów Niepublicznych signed an investment and shareholders agreement.
03.09.2015 The Regional Court in Warsaw awarded over PLN 21 million plus interest against the Republic of Serbia to the Gawroński family for the non-contractual use the building at Al. Ujazdowskie.
13.08.2015 We have advised Bauer Media Group on the purchase of 100% of shares in Mediasoft Polska sp. z o.o., a company operating under the eBroker Group name, which will be part of the Interia.pl.
04.08.2015 We acted for the Carlyle Group, a global private equity funds, in the purchase by Carlyle-controlled Brintons Carpets Limited of 98% of shares in Fabryka Dywanów Agnella SA.
03.08.2015 We advised Bauer Media Group on the purchase of all the shares in Rankomat.pl SA, the owner of the largest online insurance platform in Poland, specialising in car insurance.
31.07.2015 We have advised Pureprofile, a market research company in the online marketing sector, on the acquisition of Sparc Media, an international online and Trading Desk advertising agency.
23.07.2015 We have advised Mr Maciej Sadowski, founder and owner of Magodent sp. z o.o. , which runs two hospitals, upon the sale of eighty percent of shares to LUX MED Group.
01.07.2015 On 1 July 2015, the ITI Group and Canal+ Group finalized the sale of a controlling stake in TVN SA to Southbank Media Ltd, owned by the US group Scripps Networks Interactive.
29.06.2015 DZP Real Estate Practice advised a major insurance company operating in Poland on the sale of a commercial property at the Royal Route in Warsaw to a leading commercial network on the Polish market.
22.06.2015 There has been a breakthrough in a long-standing dispute with tax authorities over taxation of income from practicing a sport in which DZP’s Tax Practice represented a professional athlete.
26.05.2015 DZP advised GlaxoSmithKline in a three-part conditional transaction with Novartis AG in the following areas: health care means (Consumer Healthcare), vaccinations and cancer medicines.
22.05.2015 We have advised Wielton SA, the largest Polish and one of the foremost European manufacturers of trailers and semi-trailers, on the purchase of 65.31% of shares in the French company Fruehauf.
18.05.2015 Domański Zakrzewski Palinka has advised the American company Multi Packaging Solutions on a strategic alliance agreement with TAKT sp. z o.o. to serve the European multi‐media market.
03.05.2015 DZP's Real Estate Practice has successfully advised the Malaysia Embassy in a dispute with the capital city of Warsaw over the perpetual usufruct to real estate in the centre of Warsaw.
20.04.2015 Our law firm has provided legal advisory to Polskie Górnictwo Naftowe i Gazownictwo SA on the introduction of the first ever discount scheme for strategic gas customers.
02.04.2015 On February saw the publication of a regulatory report drawn up by a team led by Marcin Matczak, Tomasz Zalasiński and Michał Czarnuch on the request of the Supreme Medical Chamber.
26.03.2015 With the support of DZP, FBSerwis (a subsidiary of Ferrovial Servicios International, S.L.U. and Budimex SA) has acquired a company based in Dolnośląski Voivodship, Pro Eko Natura (in the future, FBSerwis Dolny Śląsk), operator of a waste treatment plant with RIPOK (Regional Municipal Waste Treatment Plant) status.
16.03.2015 Domański Zakrzewski Palinka advised the US Scripps Networks Interactive Group in connection with the acquisition of a controlling stake of TVN shares from ITI Group and Canal+ Group.
05.03.2015 The municipal waste incineration plant in Poznan is the first project in Poland (and one of the first in Europe) to be carried out by way of a public-private partnership which received EU funding.
03.03.2015 In a ruling of 3 March 2015, the Constitutional Tribunal found that Customs Service officials not being covered by the pension system is contrary to the constitutional principle of equality.
26.02.2015 DZP's Capital Markets and Financial Institutions Practice has advised ING Bank Śląski on the sale of a block of shares in ING Powszechne Towarzystwo Emerytalne to ING Continental Europe Holdings, an NN group company.
12.02.2015 DZP's advice to Słubicki Province has brought double success in a prominent case over the terminal in Świecko (the former Customs Clearance Freight Terminal) that the Province acquired from the State Treasury.
30.01.2015 DZP advised the listed on the New York Stock Exchange, American company MeadWestvaco on Polish aspects of an international transaction consisting of a sale of the European-based tobacco-folding carton and general packaging business to the Swedish AR Packaging Group.
30.01.2015 DZP advised private equity funds managed by ARX Equity Partners upon the sale of all the shares in Kakadu sp. z o.o. to Super Zoo s.r.o.
30.12.2014 The Public Procurement Office has published and recommended on its website model public procurement documents that DZP lawyers helped to draw up.
18.12.2014 On 18 December the Regional Court in Poznan, X Commercial Appeal Department, dismissed an appeal against a National Appeal Chamber judgment in a case concerning waste collection in the Poznan agglomeration, thereby upholding decisions passed by the National Appeal Chamber.
14.11.2014 In view of the doubts over the correct procedure for agreeing upon medicine programmes, we would like to inform you of a new judgment that was issued by the Voivodship Administrative Court (VAC) in Warsaw.
03.11.2014 Due to the acquisition of Przedsiębiorstwo Inwestycyjno-Remontowe Energetyki i Przemysłu Remak-Rozruch SA by SBB Investments SA, the company SBB Investments took over all Remak-Rozruch's rights, obligations and assets and changed its business name to SBB ENERGY SA.
22.10.2014 The Corporate and M&A Practice and the Tax Practice have advised the shareholders in Zakłady Chemiczne Bochem sp. z o.o. on the sale of shares in the company, which produces glues, laminates and release agents.
22.09.2014 On 11 September the company PGE EJ 1 sp. z o.o., set up to build the first Polish nuclear power plant, signed a contract with a technical adviser – contract engineer, the British firm AMEC Nuclear UK Limited.
11.09.2014 Experts in our Capital Markets and Financial Institutions Practice have advised Getin Holding SA, Idea Bank SA and Romanian International Bank SA on the purchase from VB-Leasing International Holding GmbH of the companies VB Leasing Polska SA and VB Leasing Romania IFN SA.
18.08.2014 Poznan Agglomeration Waste Management Inter-municipal Association signed a contract with a consortium of the companies FB Serwis SA and Cespa Compañia Española de Servicios Públicos Auxiliares SA for the collection of mixed and green municipal waste and for management of separately collected waste in the Poznan agglomeration.
14.08.2014 DZP's Real Estate Practice has successfully concluded a case it was conducting for Polish Hunting Association over acquisition of rights to real estate at ul. Nowy Świat in Warsaw.
31.07.2014 DZP advised Korona Pomorska SA on the acquisition of the company Ozen Plus, which runs in Wałcz the most innovative charcoal and charcoal brick plant in Europe.
29.07.2014 On 29 July, the European Commission finally approved PLL LOT SA’s Restructuring Plan and thus found that the state aid granted to the company was compliant with EU law.
14.05.2014 13 May 2014 the Supreme Administrative Court dismissed a cassation appeal filed by the CAM Polska Outdoor sp. z o.o./CAM Media S.A. consortium over the bid submitted by the AMS/Stroer Polska consortium being selected in a procedure to construct and operate bus/tram shelters by way of a concession for works conducted by the Public Transport Authority in Warsaw.
18.04.2014 DZP’s Real Estate Practice has successfully ended a case for one of the largest insurance companies in Poland over a change in the deadlines for developing Real estate in Warsaw.
18.04.2014 After several years of conducting a number of court and administrative proceedings, DZP’s Real Estate Practice has successfully ended a case for a client from the USA.
17.04.2014 The municipal waste thermal treatment plant in Poznan is not only the first incineration plant in Poland to be built by a PPP, the first hybrid project of this scale, but is also the first local government investment in which non-standard solutions as regards project financing structure have been implemented.
26.03.2014 On 26 March 2014 the Voivodship Administrative Court in Bydgoszcz dismissed appeals filed by three environmental organisations against a permit to construct a waste incineration plant in Bydgoszcz.
13.03.2014 If Serbia is not a foreigner, then what is it? Another DZP success in precedential reprivatisation dispute over former Serbian Embassy building at Al. Ujazdowskie 23 in Warsaw.
20.01.2014 PKP Intercity SA has signed a contract with T–Mobile SA to provide internet and multimedia access to passengers on PKP Intercity trains.
13.01.2014 DZP has advised Aegis Media GmbH, a Dentsu Aegis Network group company, on the acquisition of a majority shareholding in the company Socializer SA, one of the largest and most dynamically developing social media agencies in Poland.
07.01.2014 DZP’s Supreme Court win: limitations period for claims for damages should be calculated from second minister or local board of appeal decision.
19.12.2013 DZP advised ARX Equity Partners on exiting an investment in a leading Polish plastics producer ERGIS-EUROFILMS S.A. The exit was carried out through the sale of shares in a company holding a controlling shareholding in ERGIS-EUROFILMS S.A. to its current managers.
18.12.2013 On 18 December 2013 the Public Transport Authority of the Capital City of Warsaw and a consortium of AMS and Stroer Polska concluded a contract for the construction and operation of 1,580 bus/tram shelters for Warsaw in the form of a concession for construction works.
18.12.2013 A multi-disciplinary team of experts at DZP advised the French hotel firm Algonquin on the purchase of one of the most prestigious hotels in Poland – the Hotel Sheraton Kraków.
29.10.2013 Experts in DZP's public procurement team (Infrastructure & Energy Practice) have successfully represented MZK Toruń in proceedings before the National Appeal Chamber concerning selection of the most advantageous bid for the purchase of low-floor trams.
15.08.2013 DZP has advised the Allenort clinic chain on the sale of 40% of the company's shares to a new investor. The founders of the chain, Grzegorz Goryszewski and Marek Szufladowicz, retain a majority 60% shareholding and will continue to manage the Allenort Group companies.
01.08.2013 The Capital Markets and Financial Institutions Practice has advised the Gerber family on the sale of a controlling block of shares in EMC Instytut Medyczny S.A., the largest owner of hospitals and clinics on the private medical services market in Poland.
24.05.2013 Our Capital Markets and Financial Institutions Practice has advised Getin Noble Bank on the purchase of an organised part of the enterprise of DZ Bank Polska specialising in handling high net worth individuals.
24.05.2013 Supreme Court overturned an order issued by the Regional Court in Warsaw and referred back for re-examination a case concerning the State Treasury's acquisitive prescription of a decree building.
15.05.2013 DZP has advised PLL LOT on obtaining a European Commission decision approving state aid of PLN 400 million for airlines. The EC deemed that the aid to help businesses in difficult economic situations complied with EU rules.
22.04.2013 The National Appeal Chamber has overturned the General Directorate of National Roads and Motorways' selection of a bid submitted by the Astaldi consortium to construct the Grot-Rowecki bridge in Warsaw.
18.04.2013 The ranking of largest and best law firms published on 18 April by Rzeczpospolita daily was accompanied by a list of transactions carried out on the Polish market in 2012 and the firms that handled them.
18.04.2013 Experts from DZP's Tax Practice and Infrastructure & Energy Practice have successfully represented Biskupiec municipality before the Supreme Administrative Court (SAC).
09.04.2013 Domański Zakrzewki Palinka provided legal advisory to Polskie Linie Lotnicze LOT S.A. on the sale of a block of shares in Casinos Poland sp. z o.o., a company operating on the casino and betting market.
08.04.2013 On 8 April the City of Poznan and SITA Zielona Energia sp. z o.o. signed a contract for the construction of a waste incinerator using a PPP.
21.03.2013 On Thursday, 21 March, the Voivodship Administrative Court dismissed an appeal filed by a consortium of CAM Polska Outdoor Sp. z o.o. and CAM Media S.A. against the selection of the consortium of AMS S.A. and Ströer Polska as the entity that would build 1,580 bus/tram shelters and then operate them in exchange for advertising revenue.
08.03.2013 Experts from DZP Tax Practice successfully represented Messer Polska Sp. z o.o. (a leading manufacturer and distributor of technical, medical, specialty and food gases) before the Supreme Administrative Court (“SAC”) in a case over excise duty charged on acetylene.
07.03.2013 Another win for Domański Zakrzewski Palinka in a dispute with Serbia: Ministry of Internal Affairs' permit is required for a foreigner to acquire real estate through acquisitive prescription.
06.03.2013 On 6 March 2013 the European Commission approved planned state aid for the construction of the Brody-Adamowo pipeline. The aid beneficiary will be the company Międzynarodowe Przedsiębiorstwo Rurociągowe "Sarmatia" Sp. z o.o., which will receive a subsidy of approx.
28.02.2013 DZP's Infrastructure & Energy Practice advised the company Obrascon Huarte Lain S.A. on an investment entitled "Construction of a road link between Gdańsk Airport and the Port of Gdańsk – Trasa Słowackiego, Task II, ul. Potokowa-Al. Rzeczpospolita Section" in performance of part of a contract with the City of Gdańsk.
22.02.2013 DZP provided legal advisory to Polskie Linie Lotnicze LOT S.A. on the sale of a block of shares in EuroLOT S.A. The share sale was the largest transaction of this type on the Polish market and project value was over PLN 100 million.
20.02.2013 Experts from DZP's Infrastructure and Energy Practice and Litigation Practice have advised the Czech company Bogl a Krysl, k.s., which has created numerous consortia with Polish partners, on the performance of key prestigious road projects in Poland, including sections of the A2 motorway.
11.02.2013 DZP advised dietary supplement producer and distributor ASA Sp. z o.o. on a process to adapt its operations to EU provisions on nutrition and health claims. EU Regulation 1924/2006, which came into force on 14 December 2012, introduced significant restrictions on the use of nutrition and health claims.
10.02.2013 Domański Zakrzewski Palinka law firm, representing one of the largest banks operating in Poland, wins a case for the reprivatisation of real estate at ul. Wolska in Warsaw.
07.02.2013 DZP played the role of legal adviser to PGE EJ 1 Sp. z o.o., which on 7 February signed a contract with a consortium of WorleyParsons Nuclear Services JSC, WorleyParsons International Inc. and WorleyParsons Group Inc. to conduct site and environmental tests in connection with the construction of the first nuclear power plant in Poland with output of approx. 3,000 MW.
05.02.2013 On 4 February 2013 DZP obtained another Court of Appeal judgment favourable for the capital city of Warsaw in a dispute over the City's use of buildings in the historic complex at ul. Senatorska.
01.02.2013 DZP is advising Enea Wytwarzanie S.A. on the construction of the most innovative power block in Europe with gross output of 1,075 MW. The coal-fired block is being built in Świerże Górne near Kozienice and the investment value is PLN 6.4 billion.
01.02.2013 DZP's Infrastructure and Energy Practice advised Przedsiębiorstwo Inwestycyjno-Remontowe Energetyki i Przemysłu "Remak-Rozruch" S.A. on negotiating the co-operation terms and conditions for a consortium with Nalco Mobotec Polska Sp. z o.o.
28.01.2013 DZP advised Sanofi Pasteur Sp. z o.o. on the development of national practice facilitating a material rise in seasonal flu vaccination coverage levels in Poland.
14.01.2013 DZP provided strategic advisory to the Employers' Union of Innovative Pharmaceutical Companies INFARMA during legislative work on amendments to the Reimbursement Act.
02.01.2013 DZP advised the owners of IOKI Sp.k., a Poznan-based supplier of e-learning solutions, on the sale of the rights of a limited partner and shares of the general partner in this company to a company in the Pearson plc group, a global leader in media and education.
31.12.2012 DZP provided tax and legal advisory to Spółdzielnia Pracy Polityka, which publishes, among other things, the Polityka and Forum weekly magazines and co-owns the TOK FM radio station, during a process to transform the workers' co-operative into a limited joint-stock partnership.
28.12.2012 DZP provided legal advice to Polskie Linie Lotnicze LOT S.A. on the sale of shares in a subsidiary, Petrolot Sp. z o.o. Petrolot provides aircraft fuelling services at 12 Polish commercial and flying club airports and it is the largest company providing services of this type in Poland.
21.12.2012 Court upholds DZP's stance: decree claims no obstacle to prolonging perpetual usufruct term. The case concerns a real estate located in an area covered by the Warsaw Decree of 1945.
18.10.2012 On 18 October a precedential administrative settlement was concluded before the Energy Regulatory Office laying down the content of an agreement to connect two wind farms of a total output of 410 MW to PSE Operator's network.
15.10.2012 In recent months PGE EJ 1 Sp. z o.o., the company carrying out the nuclear project, awarded the tenders for strategic legal advisory and day-to-day advisory on the nuclear project.
02.10.2012 On October 2nd Bank DnB NORD Polska S.A. and Getin Noble Bank S.A. have signed the preliminary agreement under which Getin Noble Bank will purchase the organized part of Bank DnB NORD's banking business.
28.09.2012 DZP representing the capital city of Warsaw has won a decision favourable for the City in the Voivodship Administrative Court in Warsaw in a procedure to award a concession to construct and maintain bus/tram shelters and other equipment in Warsaw.
05.09.2012 On 5 September this year, an ad hoc arbitration tribunal in administrative proceedings before the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague dismissed in full a claim brought by the company TRACO Deutsche Travertin Werke GmbH against the Republic of Poland.
28.08.2012 The National Appeal Board today dismissed in full an appeal filed by one of the private partners taking part in a procedure run by the City of Poznan by way of a competitive dialogue to select a private partner to build and exploit a waste incinerator in Poznan.
25.06.2012 On 25 June 2012 the Regional Court in Warsaw issued an order dismissing an appeal filed by the Republic of Serbia in a case of Serbia's acquisitive prescription of real estate at Aleje Ujazdowskie.
21.06.2012 DZP is advising Kredyt Bank S.A. on a merger with BZ WBK S.A. The merger will be carried out through the transfer of all the assets of Kredyt Bank, as the target company, to BZ WBK, as the acquiring company.
12.06.2012 DZP advised Merck Sp. z o.o. during the conclusion of a contract for the lease of a significant part of the office space in the Oxygen Park complex developed by Yareal Polska Sp. z o.o. at Al. Jerozolimskie in Warsaw.
01.06.2012 The Law Firm Domański Zakrzewski Palinka advised on the restructuring of the Getin Holding group, which is controlled by Dr Leszek Czarnecki.
26.04.2012 DZP represented the City of Warsaw in several court cases which ended successfully for our client. Over the past two months we have won positive judgments for the City in prestigious civil and administrative cases.
24.04.2012 When representing Bauer in the Court of Appeal, on 24 April 2012 we obtained a final judgment which dismissed ZAiKS’ claim for royalties to be paid to co-creators of audio-visual works.
16.04.2012 DZP advised the Enterprise Investors fund on the purchase of a wind farm in Poland. This was one of the first investment of this size carried out by an investment fund in the wind energy sector in Poland.
16.04.2012 DZP represented the company Karimpol and on 16 April 2012 obtained a landmark judgment from the Supreme Court which stated that an arbitration court is bound by an earlier arbitration court award or state court judgment.
27.03.2012 DZP wins Pałac Błękitny [Blue Palace] at ul. Senatorska in Warsaw case: claims cannot be brought against all holders for remuneration for non-contractual use of real estate.
20.03.2012 DZP advised PLL LOT S.A. on the sale of LOT AMS Sp. z o.o., an aircraft servicing and repair company. Transaction value in the range of several hundred million zloty.
20.03.2012 DZP advised Raisio on the purchase of an organised part of the enterprise of PPH Sulma Sp. z o.o. ZPCh, a producer of pasta and groats. The advisory covered not only the sale of assets but also rights to product trademarks.
15.03.2012 The Law Firm provided tax advisory to the company Resource Partners during the due diligence and purchase of the Delic-Pol capital group with its registered office in Kamyk, near Częstochowa.
01.03.2012 DZP represented development company SJM Development in a dispute with an investor, Dominikański Investment, over rescission of a development agreement.
02.02.2012 DZP advised shareholders in the Aldik group on a project to restructure companies in Poland and abroad. The services we provided also covered full-range legal advisory on the sale of the Aldik Nova group from Lublin to the Maxima group.
01.12.2011 DZP advised Glencore, one of the largest global players on the goods and raw materials market, on a project involving the acquisition of Zakłady Tłuszczowe in Bodaczów and the restructuring of the company’s liabilities towards a mezzanine fund and banks.
30.09.2011 The Law Firm represented Energa-Operator in a dispute with PSE Operator over transmission charges. The value of the dispute was over PLN 120 million.
31.07.2011 DZP is providing legal advisory to the Office of Electronic Communications (OEC) on developing its broadband market and carrying out an investment involving the construction of broadband networks.
31.05.2011 DZP advised Wrocław Airport on a bond issue. The value of the bonds was PLN 230 million.
10.05.2011 The Law Firm advised PLL LOT S.A. on the sale and lease-back of an office building in Warsaw at ulica 17 Stycznia 43 in which PLL LOT S.A. has its registered office.
30.04.2011 DZP is supporting the Main Road Transport Inspectorate with implementation of a project entitled "Development of an automatic traffic monitoring system (construction of an automatic traffic monitoring system control centre)".
30.04.2011 DZP advised Getin Noble Bank S.A., as the seller, and Open Finance S.A., as the issuer, on an IPO of Open Finance S.A. shares.
29.04.2011 DZP is providing legal advisory on a project involving the construction by PGE EJ Sp. z o.o. of the first nuclear power plant in Poland with output of 3,000 MW.
31.03.2011 DZP is providing legal advisory for Ministry of Regional Development on a project involving the construction and exploitation of a thermal municipal waste treatment installation through a public-private partnership using EU funds.
11.12.2009 On 23 November 2009 an arbitral tribunal issued the final award in a case brought against Poland by Nordzucker AG.
30.11.2009 DZP is advising on the first project carried out by the Capital City of Warsaw based on the Act on Concessions for Construction Works and Services of 2009. The project involves the construction of bus/tram shelters.
31.01.2009 DZP is providing legal advice on the implementation of a project entitled "Organisation of inter-voivodship passenger rail services including an infrastructure element (purchase of rolling stock)".
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