Marcin Krakowiak


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  • Heads the largest team of legal experts on infrastructure and energy in Poland.
  • Specialises in infrastructure and transport projects, including greenfield investments, and acquisitions of existing undertakings.
  • Mainly advises clients in the industrial manufacturing, energy, rail, road and air, construction, waste management, water, public services and private equity infrastructure funds sectors.
  • Advises both private and public sectors on project risk structuring and management, and on drawing up and negotiating contracts and dispute resolution.
  • He is involved in the implementation of complex undertakings, both domestic and international, including sector M&A transactions and those implemented by public-private partnerships (PPP), including concessions for works and services
    advises on undertakings co-financed by EU funds or other state aid in design and construction projects and public procurement proceedings.
  • He is responsible for co-ordinating services for Chinese and Japanese clients.
  • Co-operates with Polish government and local authorities.
  • Co-founder of public organisations for Japanese investors.
  • Participates in a range of initiatives of government and other public organisations supporting the development of economic relations between China and Poland.
  • He takes part in legislative and strategic work related to the development of the transport sector.
  • Speaker at numerous conferences on foreign direct investment, M&A transactions, PPP, concessions, and on transport-related topics.
  • Represents the Law Firm at the Spanish-Polish Chamber of Commerce.
  • Member of the International Bar Association.
  • Member of the District Chamber of Legal Advisers in Warsaw.

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Marcin Krakowiak, participant in international conferences in China

News | 14.09.2018

On 14-21 September Marcin Krakowiak, as the guest of the Shanghai branch of the Polish Investment & Trade Agency, took part in international conferences in China.

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Changes to new investment support rules

Alert | 10.05.2018

More details regarding support system to replace special economic zones. The draft Act on Support for New Investments has entered the next phase.

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2018 IFLR Project Finance Report for Poland

Publication | 05.02.2018

We are pleased to inform that the International Financial Law Review has published 2018 Project Finance Report. Our experts prepared the Polish chapter of the publication.

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Changes to new investment support rules

Alert | 23.11.2017

On 20 October the Ministry of Development and Finance published a draft act on the rules for supporting new investments. The proposed regulations address problems faced by investors.

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Infrastructure & Construction Diamonds: DZP Adviser of the Year

News | 09.02.2017

On 8 February 2017 in Warsaw Infrastructure & Construction Diamonds were awarded for the second time. The contest committee awarded our law firm a prize in the Adviser of the Year category.

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Benchmarking Public Procurement 2016

Publication | 30.03.2016

Assessing public procurement systems in 77 economies all over the world - the World Bank Report includes the Polish perspective with i.e. DZP law firm 's lawyers insight.

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DZP and World Bank analyze public procurement contracts

News | 23.10.2015

We are happy to inform you that on 19 October the World Bank published a report "Benchmarking Public Procurement 2016" to which experts from the Infrastructure and Energy Practice at our law firm contributed to.

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Poland: Golden goals

Publication | 17.03.2014

Local and international firms are scrapping for work in Europe’s ‘golden boy’. But the market is not without its risks, including from neighbour Ukraine.

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DZP supports PLL LOT in obtaining clearance for state aid

Deals corner | 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.

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DZP supports strategic construction of Brody-Adamowo pipeline

Deals corner | 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.

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DZP advises OHL group on construction of Trasa Słowackiego in Gdańsk

Deals corner | 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.

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Effective advisory to Bogl a Krysl during road construction in Poland

Deals corner | 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.

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DZP advised on construction of a NOx reduction installation in Elektrownia Opole

Deals corner | 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.

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English translation of the Public Procurement Law available in bookshops

News | 15.01.2013

We are pleased to announce that an English version of the Public Procurement Law, the Public-Private Partnership Act and the Act on Concessions for Works and Services is now available in bookshops.

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Advisory to OEC re: the construction of broadband networks

Deals corner | 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.

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DZP supports MRTI with implementation of an automatic traffic monitoring system

Deals corner | 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)".

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Thermal municipal waste treatment installation - advisory for MRD

Deals corner | 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.

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Legal Advice Japanese-Style

Publication | 07.02.2010

Marcin Krakowiak, a partner at DZP, a law firm that includes a Japanese desk—a team of professionals specialized in providing legal advice to Japanese companies operating in Poland—talks to Beata Gołębiewska-Chęciak

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Capital City of Warsaw - 1,580 bus/tram shelters

Deals corner | 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.

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