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coronavirus: Poland

With the appearance of the coronavirus (Covid-19), new legal questions and challenges have arisen in Poland. In the overview below we provide important legal information in this respect – it will be updated regularly.

Legislation Tracker Poland

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03 July 2020

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A.Stawiarska

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Coronavirus: Legal Updates for Poland

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Status of Intellectual Property Offices in CEE

Due to the impact of COVID-19, several Intellectual Property Offices (IPOs) have announced adapted guidelines and information on the current status of proceedings and deadlines.

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15 September 2020

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M.Bijak-Haiduk

The Buzz in Poland: Interview with Marta Bijak-Haiduk of Schoenherr

“Poland’s Covid policy did not satisfy everyone – especially those in the retail sector,” says Marta Bijak-Haiduk, Local Partner at Schoenherr in Warsaw. “However, the market is getting back on track, and it is slowly learning how to move forward amid the crisis.”

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03 July 2020

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A.Stawiarska

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New foreign investments screening rules in Poland

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Labour & Employment-related measures in combatting the consequences of COVID-19 in CEE

Find an overview of labour & employment-related measures in combatting the consequences of COVID-19 in the CEE region – status as of 5 May.

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30 April 2020

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A.Stawiarska

COVID-19: state aid scheme sets maximum prices and margins for certain goods I Poland

On 8 April 2020 the European Commission approved a state aid scheme worth Zl3.5 billion (approximately €700 million) for loans and guarantees to support the Polish economy in the context of the COVID-19 outbreak.1

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COVID-19 – Effects on regulatory approvals in financial sector M&A transactions

M&A and corporate transactions (including mere group-internal restructurings) in the financial sector often not only require profound corporate law documentation, but also financial regulatory approvals from the competent authorities/regulators.

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Poland: COVID-19 vs. lease agreements not covered by the governmental aid programme

The coronavirus pandemic is having a significant impact on all sectors of the economy. Many businesses are facing unexpected challenges and it is no different with commercial real estate leases.

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Corona Crisis: Amendment of the obligation to file for insolvency in CEE

With the fourth law on COVID-19, the Austrian legislator has suspended the obligation of an overindebted debtor to file for insolvency until 30 June 2020, irrespective of the cause of the over-indebtedness.

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The impact of COVID-19 on submissions, deadlines and meetings with competition authorities in CEE

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Poland: COVID-19 vs. lease agreements

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Poland: COVID-19 as force majeure

Since the outbreak of COVID-19, which the World Health Organization declared a pandemic on 11 March 2020, businesses all over the world have rushed to examine the force majeure clauses in their contracts.

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New rules in CEE countries regarding exports of medical equipment and medicinal products

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24 March 2020

poland

B.Jóźwik

Poland: Coronavirus: Impacts on employment in Poland

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E-healthcare and telehealth become vital to tackling COVID-19 in CEE

Worried about COVID-19? During the outbreak, it is challenging for patients to seek in-person medical care.

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