Dr Marek Świątkowski

Partner

"A lawyer's role is to eliminate or mitigate risks for the client. If this turns out to be impossible, then he has to enable the client to take a conscious decision as to whether a risk is acceptable."

vcard +48 22 557 86 17     marek.swiatkowski@dzp.pl
  • Adviser to both sellers and buyers in over 100 M&A and due diligence transactions.
  • He provides advisory service to numerous private entities on company sale and restructuring.
  • Advices to private equity funds on acquisitions in Poland.
  • He is adviser on restructuring processes preceeding and during bankruptcy to both creditors and bankrupt entities.
  • Attorney ad litem in arbitration proceedings based on investment treaties and adviser to investors and the State Treasury in numerous BIT-based proceedings.
  • Advises entrepreneurs investing in special economic zones.
  • Arbitrator at the Arbitration Court of the Polish Chamber of Commerce.
  • Member of the District Chamber of Legal Advisers in Warsaw.

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International Franchise Handbook - 2nd Edition

Publication | 15.04.2017

31 countries and law firms provided input regarding the national franchise law in their respective country. The Poland overview of International Franchise Handbook was written by Marek Świątkowski.

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Comment on Ioan Micula and others vs. Romania

Publication | 15.10.2014

On 2013, the Arbitral Tribunal rendered an Award holding that Romania had violated the Bilateral Investment Treaty between Sweden and Romania by failing to ensure fair and equitable treatment.

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Comprehensive study of Polish arbitration in new publication

News | 25.01.2012

The Court of Arbitrationt at the Polish Chamber of Commerce in conjunction with experts from Polish and international law firms, has prepared a guide to Polish arbitration entitled Arbitration in Poland.

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Hewitt on Joint Ventures - Poland

Publication | 30.09.2011

This material is an extract first provided to Sweet & Maxwell for publication in "Hewitt on Joint Ventures" (5th edition, 2011) and is reproduced by agreement with the publishers.

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Investment Treaty Arbitration

Publication | 30.08.2011

Significant changes in the area of international arbitration concerning the protection of foreign investments which have taken place during the last 30−40 years have influenced arbitration in Poland.

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