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"They are experts in what they are doing - very proactive and really helped us to push the deal through. They were dedicated to the transaction and very responsive. It was a very smooth cooperation."
Client, Chambers Europe
Schoenherr’s Warsaw office is a full-service practice that focuses on mergers & acquisitions, capital markets, banking & finance, real estate and energy. Our team of lawyers advises domestic and international clients on investing in Poland and on cross-border transactions.
We have particular experience in mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, private equity, privatisations, public takeovers, initial public offerings, real estate acquisition, sale and development, financing of m&a and real estate projects and renewable energy. Our client list includes national and international corporate groups from several industries, including banks, real estate developers, investment funds, private equity funds, manufacturers, distributors and industrial companies.
19 May 2023
A new addition to the Polish legal system: the family foundation
Starting on 22 May 2023, it will be possible to establish and register family foundations in Poland. The Polish legal system will thus be expanded by a new institution that allows assets to be accumulated and managed, and profits to be distributed to beneficiaries. The legislature wished to provide the means for family-owned businesses and their owners to engage in intergenerational wealth management and to grow their wealth over time while protecting it from dispersal to unrelated entities and persons. Hence, family foundations may serve as a means to retain and multiply a family's wealth, independent of inheritance law.
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