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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.
The transaction included a sale of facilities and/or assets in Poland, Austria, Russia and the Czech Republic. The signing of the purchase agreement was signed in January of 2015 and the closing is expected to take place in the first half of 2015. The European part of MeadWestvaco has an annual revenue of approximately EUR 146 million.
DZP’s lawyers involved in the project were: Przemysław Furmaga, Robert Niczyporuk, Jarosław Przybylski, Maciej Wasilewski, Andrzej Dunikowski, Adam Pawlisz from Corporate and M&A Practice, and Lech Żyżylewski and Anna Okła-Woźniak, from Real Estate Practice.
From 25 May 2018 the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) applies in Poland and other European Union countries. We would therefore like to give you several details on the subject of how DZP processes personal data.
The administrator of the personal data is Domański Zakrzewski Palinka Sp.k. (“DZP”; address: Rondo ONZ 1, 00-124 Warszawa). Data are processed for contact purposes and to impart information on changes to provisions and authority practices and on other issues, including events concerning day-to-day legal, economic and cultural issues, inter alia, by sending DZP newsletters. The above is carried out on the basis of legitimate interests, i.e. in accordance with art. 6(1)(f) of the GDPR. Data can also be processed where necessary for the conclusion or performance of a contract and for compliance with a legal obligation to which DZP is subject, i.e. pursuant to art. 6(1)(b) and (c) of the GDPR. Data can be transferred to entities with whose help DZP achieves the indicated aims, including entities maintaining IT infrastructure. Giving data is voluntary and in contractual relations is a requirement for concluding and performing a contract. It is possible to object to data processing, request access to, rectification and erasure of personal data or restriction of processing and data portability. Data are kept until an objection is made, and in contractual relations – throughout the term of the contract and thereafter for a period specified in provisions on archiving and limitations period for claims. Anyone has the right to file a complaint with the President of the Personal Data Protection Office. Questions concerning privacy at DZP can be sent to DZP’s Data Protection Inspector, Macieja Maciejewskiego, at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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