News from member companies

2-07-2024

More and more foreigners are moving to Poland to work in the logistics sector, which already accounts approximately 20 per cent of all foreign nationals working in Poland. The largest groups by nationality are Ukrainians, Belarussians and Georgians. Other rapidly growing cohorts of migrant workers come from India, Nepal, Bangladesh and Pakistan. The Polish warehouse market is dominated by the Big Six: Warsaw, Upper Silesia, Lower Silesia, Central Poland, Greater Poland and Tricity.


27-06-2024

Rohlig SUUS Logistics has launched a virtual purchasing platform. It will facilitate the management of the entire purchasing process, improve its efficiency and improve communication with SUUS business partners in the field of product and service delivery. In addition, the tool will increase the transparency of the process and allow for efficient verification of suppliers, which is part of the activities of the largest Polish operator in the ESG area.


27-06-2024

Global law firm White & Case LLP has advised Erste Group Bank AG, as global coordinator and joint bookrunner, and BNP Paribas, J.P. Morgan SE, Powszechna Kasa Oszcz─Ödno┼Ťci Bank Polski S.A. and UniCredit Bank GmbH, as joint bookrunners, on the issuance of series 3 €500 million 4.500% senior non-preferred notes due 2029 by PKO Bank Polski S.A. 


25-06-2024
In connection with the closing of the financial year, many companies may decide to make dividend payments from the earned profit.
Before paying the planned dividends, Polish tax remitters should exercise due diligence to verify whether they will be able to apply a preference or exemption from withholding tax on such dividends.
 

24-06-2024

Global law firm White & Case LLP has advised mBank S.A., as arranger and dealer, on the issuance of bonds by Develia S.A. as part of its up-to-PLN 750 million bond issuance programme.


21-06-2024

Ericsson polled more than 6,500 early adopters in 13 cities about possible AI scenarios in the 2030s. Early adopters believe that four out of five consumers in the 2030s will use AI to make major life-altering decisions. Early adopters believe that the most successful innovators of the future may be those that ignore AI advice.

 

21-06-2024

We are pleased to announce that the Tax and Financial Due Diligence team of CRIDO has won the prestigious PSIK Award in the Financial and Tax Advisor of the Year 2024 category.


7-06-2024

Global law firm White & Case LLP has advised on the issuance by Enea S.A. (Enea) of PLN 2 billion bonds with the rate of interest tied to ESG criteria, part of its PLN 5 billion bond issuance programme.


4-06-2024

Sopot (3 June 2024) – According to “Office Occupier – Office Market in Tricity, Q1 2024”, a report published by real estate advisory firm Newmark Polska, Tricity remains one of the largest office markets in Poland, with a wide range of offices to choose from.


4-06-2024

Unauthorised use of patents, counterfeiting of brands, piracy or copying of registered designs not only cost companies millions, but also represent a serious business risk potentially even leading to bankruptcy.


4-06-2024

This year, Ericsson, a global leader in telecommunications, celebrates 120 years of presence in the Polish market. Ericsson heavily invests in research and development. The Polish R&D center is the second-largest Ericsson facility in Europe after the headquarters in Sweden.  


15-05-2024

Global law firm White & Case LLP has advised Develia S.A. in connection with financing of up to PLN 129 million provided by mBank S.A.


14-05-2024

Global law firm White & Case LLP has advised Bank Polska Kasa Opieki S.A., as issuer, on the PLN 500 million local market issuance of MREL senior non-preferred notes due in 2029.


14-05-2024

Rohlig SUUS Logistics, the largest Polish logistics operator, will open its first warehouse in Hungary with an area of 7,000 sqm in mid-summer at the state-of-the-art logistics park near the Budapest International Airport. HelloParks Maglód’s 45,000 sqm MG3 facility will support tenants’ operations with flexible green features, efficient and cost-effective building management, and market-leading technical solutions.


8-04-2024

Global law firm White & Case LLP has advised the State Treasury of the Republic of Poland, represented by the Minister of Finance, on the issuance of US$8 billion of notes registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) under its shelf registration statement.
This is the largest State Treasury bond issuance in the US dollar market.


20-03-2024

Global law firm White & Case LLP has advised a consortium of banks in the PLN 300 million financing of W─Öglokoks S.A.’s acquisition of shares in Przedsi─Öbiorstwo Prze┼éadunkowo-Sk┼éadowe "Port Pó┼énocny" ("Port Pó┼énocny") from Sea-Invest Corporation. Upon finalizing the financing, W─Öglokoks S.A. became the majority shareholder of Port Pó┼énocny, holding a controlling stake in the company. The transaction is expected to strengthen W─Öglokoks S.A.'s position in the logistics market, which is in line with its long-term strategy related to the economy's shift away from coal.


9-02-2024

Sołtysiński Kawecki & Szlęzak (Poland) together with Asters (Ukraine) are pleased to invite you to a webinar "GDPR: Polish and Ukrainian perspectives" on 16 February 2024 at 11.00 (CET)/12.00 (Kyiv time).


9-02-2024

Global law firm White & Case LLP has advised Luxembourg-registered XX ZW Investment Group S.A., the majority shareholder in XTB S.A., on the sale of a portion of its shares in XTB through an accelerated book-building process.


29-01-2024
Global law firm White & Case LLP has advised Elemental Holding SA on its strategic partnership with Mitsubishi Corporation for platinum group metals (PGM) recycling, covering Elemental’s global operations from collection to refined metal. This transaction is subject to customary conditions and is expected to close in early 2024.
 
 

19-01-2024

 Global law firm White & Case LLP has advised mBank S.A., the arranger and dealer of Archicom S.A.'s M8/2023 series bond issue under a bond issuance program of up to PLN 350 million.

 

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