Legal news

3-11-2009

Supreme Administrative Court decided that all invoices can be stored in the computer system.


3-11-2009

On November 3, 2009 the Council of Ministers adopted the draft act on supporting the development of telecommunication services and networks.


1-11-2009

At the next Sejm session the governmental draft of the act amending the act on VAT tax will be read for the first time.


23-10-2009

On October 23, 2009 the Sejm adopted an amendment to the acts referring to confirmation of documents. The amendment is to lift formalities in civil, administrative and tax proceedings by granting professional proxies a right to confirm copies of documents submitted in the proceedings as being compliant with originals.


23-10-2009

On October 23, 2009 the Sejm adopted a draft Act on Bank Gospodarstwa Krajowego (“BGK”).


22-10-2009

In the resolution of October 22, 2009, the Supreme Court decided that the management board of a limited liability company may not act on behalf of the company in a dispute on revocation of a resolution of the shareholders’ meeting filed by a member who is, at the same time, a member of the management board of the defendant company (case file no. III CZP 63/09).


22-10-2009

From 22nd October 2009 there came into force the amendment of the act referring to the so called “money laundering”.


20-10-2009

On 20th of October 2009 the Government adopted the Regulation referring to the so called “National system of green investments”.


15-10-2009

The Supreme Court stated in the resolution of 15th Oct. 2009 (court file no I UZP 3/09), that members of the board of the limited liability companies are liable for debs of these companies as to fees and premiums for social insurance, the Labour Fund, the Guaranteed Labour Benefits Fund and for health insurance, also when the decision of the Social Insurance Agency (ZUS) concerning such a liability was issued after de-registering the company from the National Court Register.


9-10-2009

October 9, 2009 was the last day to submit comments to the draft of changes to the Act on Supporting Innovative Activity.


9-10-2009

On October 9, 2009 the Sejm adopted an amendment to the Act of December 6, 1996 on registered pledge and pledge register.


8-10-2009

The Decree of the Minister of Labour and Social Policy (Dz.U. No. 174 item 1353) of October 8, 2009 introduced changes relating to calculation and payment of holiday pay.


8-10-2009

On 8th of October 2009 there came into force a regulation of the Minister of Finance concerning periodical reports and current information on the financial activity and situation of investment societies and investment funds provided by these subjects to the Polish Financial Supervision Authority (Journal of Law no. 156, item 1234).


1-10-2009

The new draft of changes to the Commercial Companies Code introduces a concept of “the group of companies with the joint economic interest”.


1-10-2009

In the Parliament there takes place work on the draft changing the act of guaranteed by the State Treasury export insurances.


1-10-2009

The Ministry of Finance plans changes in rules of defining income in virtue of private usage of the company cars.


1-10-2009

The parliamentary committee “Friendly State” prepared a draft of changes in the Code Of Civil Procedure referring to information on bailiff’s auctions of real estates.


1-10-2009

In its recent decision the President of the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection decided that one of the companies against which the President conducted proceedings had violated consumer interests by not informing the consumers about their rights to complain and so the company in question was burdened with a financial penalty.


1-10-2009

Pursuant to the Polish Administrative Procedure Code, applications (understood as any kind of statements) i.a. motions may be filed with public administrative authorities not only in writing but also via e-mails. Applications filed in electronic form should bear a safe electronic signature verified with a valid qualified certificate.


1-10-2009

Pursuant to the resolution of the Supreme Court adopted in September (court file no. II UZP 6/09), an employer shall pay premiums for retirement benefits insurance, pension insurance,  health insurance and accidents-at-work insurance due under a contract to perform a specified task or work if its employee performs work under such contract for the employer’s benefit while this contract has been concluded with a third party.


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