Wolf Theiss

POLAND

Poland has developed rapidly over the last 25 years and is today one of the largest economies in the European Union and a hub for the CEE/SEE region.  A well-educated, skilled and hardworking population drives a buoyant, internationally savvy and competitive private sector.

With more than 30 lawyers and tax advisors, Wolf Theiss Warsaw has been providing best-in-class service since the early 90’s. International and Polish companies and investors trust us for our knowledge of the local market, including the public sector. We conclude large-scale, cross-border investments in the CEE/SEE region with the efficiency and precision our clients need for success.

The team at Wolf Theiss Warsaw provides fully integrated coverage of Polish commercial law, including corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, banking, finance and insurance, real estate, competition law, privatisation, public procurement, concessions, and litigation/arbitration.

Contact

WOLF THEISS POLAND

ul. Mokotowska 49
PL - 00-542 Warszawa
T. +48 22 378 8900
E. warszawa@wolftheiss.com

Managing Partner

Peter
Daszkowski
Partner
T. +48 22 378 8900
F. +48 22 378 8901
ul. Mokotowska 49
00-542 Warsaw
Poland
Press Releases

Newssquare Wolf Theiss Expands Warsaw Tax Practice, Appointing Karolina Stawowska As Head Of Team

Warsaw, 7 May 2018 – Wolf Theiss has strengthened its Tax Practice Group in Warsaw, appointing Karolina Stawowska as a Partner and head of the team....

Newssquare Wolf Theiss advises Lagardère on Sale of Radio Assets in CEE

Warsaw, 19 April 2018 – Wolf Theiss has advised French media and publishing group Lagardère on the sale of its central European radio businesses,...

Newssquare Wolf Theiss Warsaw Conference Discusses Management Liability in M&A Transactions

Warsaw, 28.03.2018 – Increased volatility on financial markets is putting pressure on company management teams when setting valuations in M&A...

Newssquare Wolf Theiss Advises TF Silesia on the Purchase of SEFAKO Stake

Warsaw, 21 March 2018 – Wolf Theiss has advised the Polish state-owned company Towarzystwo Finansowe "Silesia" sp. z o.o. on the acquisition of the...

Newssquare Wolf Theiss Supports Young Lawyers’ Career Development

Warsaw, 14 March 2018 – Members of the Wolf Theiss Warsaw team attended the Law Career Fair (Prawnicze Targi Praktyk i Pracy) on March 13, presenting...

Newssquare Wolf Theiss Forum Sees Polish Proptech Growth Accelerating

Warsaw, 09 March 2018 – Polish companies providing digital technology for the real estate industry are set for rapid growth, as they benefit from...

Newssquare WOLF THEISS TO CONTINUE SUPPORT FOR WOMEN'S ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN POLAND

Warsaw, 18 December 2017 – Wolf Theiss has completed its first year of partnership with the Women's Entrepreneurship Foundation (Fundacja...

Newssquare WOLF THEISS WARSAW CONFERENCE SEES VALUE IN ENHANCING WHISTLEBLOWING BEST PRACTICES IN POLAND

Warsaw, 30 November 2017 – Polish companies should intensify efforts to strengthen their internal whistleblowing systems, which increase value for all...

Newssquare VC FUNDS HELP BOOST CEE INNOVATION

Warsaw, 20 October 2017 – Venture capital funds have been playing an increasing role in the development of the innovation ecosystem in Central and...

Newssquare PAULINA PRZEWOŹNIK JOINS EMPLOYMENT TEAM OF WOLF THEISS WARSAW

Warsaw, 16 October 2017 – Paulina Przewoźnik has joined the employment team of Wolf Theiss Warsaw. The appointment of Paulina comes as Wolf Theiss...

Newssquare WOLF THEISS ADVISES POLISH FIRMS ON POSTING OF WORKERS TO GERMANY AND AUSTRIA

Warsaw, 13 October 2017 – Changing regulations in Austria and Germany are beginning to pose a threat to Polish companies posting workers to these...

Newssquare WOLF THEISS SUPPORTING WOMEN’S ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN POLAND

Warsaw, 26 June 2017 - Wolf Theiss announces a partnership with the Women’s Entrepreneurship Foundation (Fundacja Przedsiębiorczości Kobiet) in...

Newssquare WOLF THEISS NAMED "CENTRAL AND EASTERN EUROPE LAW FIRM OF THE YEAR" AT CHAMBERS EUROPE AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE

Vienna/London – 11 April 2017 – Wolf Theiss has been named "Central and Eastern Europe Law Firm of the Year" in this year's Chambers Europe Awards....

Newssquare M&A SPOTLIGHT: CEE – WOLF THEISS CORPORATE MONITOR FY 2016

Vienna/London, 16 February 2017 – 98 percent of dealmakers say they are more likely to invest in Central, Eastern and South-Eastern Europe (CEE/SEE)...

Newssquare Mergermarket names Wolf Theiss CEE M&A Legal Adviser Of The Year 2016

Vienna, 9 December 2016 – Wolf Theiss was named the CEE M&A Legal Adviser of the Year 2016 by MergerMarket at an awards gala in London on 8 December....

Newssquare Wolf Theiss advises Filtration Group in its acquisition of the Industrial Filtration division of Mahle

Vienna, 2 November 2016 – Wolf Theiss has advised the Filtration Group, a subsidiary of the finance investor Madison Capital Partners, in all aspects...

Newssquare Mergermarket recognizes Wolf Theiss as an M&A leader in Austria, Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland

Mergermarket has recognized Wolf Theiss as one of the top law firms in M&A transactions in Austria, Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland.

Newssquare WOLF THEISS ADVISES CONSOLIDATED PRECISION PRODUCTS ON ITS FIRST POLISH ACQUISITION

Wolf Theiss Warsaw has advised Consolidated Precision Products Corp. on its successful acquisition of two casting facilities located in Rzeszow,...

Newssquare WOLF THEISS HAS ADVISED ROCKAWAY CAPITAL SE ON THE ACQUISITION OF INVIA FROM MCI.TECH VENTURES

Prague, 24 March 2016 - Wolf Theiss has represented and advised Rockaway Capital SE on its acquisition of the Czech Republic-based online travel...

Newssquare WOLF THEISS AND MERGERMARKET RELEASE INSIDE CORPORATE STUDY ON M&A

Vienna, London 17 March 2016 – Poland, the Czech Republic and Romania are the most likely Central and Eastern European (CEE) and South Eastern...

Newssquare WOLF THEISS ADVISES OSRAM ON THE SPIN-OFF OF THE LAMPS BUSINESS IN 9 COUNTRIES

Wien, 18.02.2016 - Vienna, 18 February 2016 - Wolf Theiss has advised on the spin-off of the traditional lamps business of OSRAM, a leading global...

Client Alerts / Newsletters

Newssquare Latest Amendment to the National Court Register Act

The latest amendment to the National Court Register Act ("Act") introduces many changes that will significantly affect its functioning and obligations...

Newssquare Wolf Theiss Competition & Antitrust Insider

Welcome to the First Edition of the Quarterly Newsletter of the Wolf Theiss Competition and Antitrust Practice Group.

 

We are pleased to introduce...

Newssquare The Impact of the New Tax Evasion Regulations on Escrow Agreements

To counteract tax evasion, Polish authorities have recently introduced legislation (the Act) and digital systems allowing tax authorities to analyze...

Newssquare Wolf Theiss International Tax Newsletter Austria & CEE

As we've arrived at the end of the first quarter, this means it's time for the next issue of our International Tax Newsletter. For 2018 we are pleased...

Newssquare Dispute Resolution Insider - 10th Edition

Welcome to the 10th edition of the DRInsider, the quarterly Newsletter of the Wolf Theiss Dispute Resolution Group. We provide an overview of recent...

Newssquare Trading Bitcoins Subject To Taxation In Poland

On 6 March 2018, the Administrative Supreme Court (NSA) issued the first ruling concerning taxation of income made from trading bitcoins by...

Newssquare Polish Employee Capital Plans

On February 8th, 2018, the Polish Ministry of Finance released the long-awaited first draft of the bill on employee capital plans (Ustawa o...

Newssquare Wolf Theiss Employment Spotlight – January 2018

May employers in Serbia access their staff's e-mails and what happens if employees in Romania record conversations with their managers or HR...

Newssquare The Polish Personal Data Protection Act Is Closer To Completion

On Monday, January 15th, 2018, in the Column Hall of the Polish Parliament, the Ministry of Digitalization organized a meeting to summarize the public...

Newssquare Expected Developments In The Pension System

Introduction Of Employee Capital Plans

 

In July 2016 the Polish Minister of Finance proposed the Capital Development Program; a comprehensive plan...

Newssquare Potentially Significant Changes Coming To Spatial Planning

In September 2017, the Ministry of Infrastructure and Development announced a project with the goal of modifying specific laws concerning the real...

Newssquare Dispute Resolution Insider - Ninth Edition

Welcome to the 2nd Anniversary Edition of the DRInsider; the quarterly Newsletter of the Wolf Theiss Dispute Resolution Practice Group:

Newssquare WOLF THEISS INTERNATIONAL IP/IT NEWSTICKER - DECEMBER 2017

A lot has happened since our last Newsticker in June 2017. In our new edition we reflect the latest developments in selected jurisdictions of our...

Newssquare Wolf Theiss Employment Spotlight - December 2017

Recall from annual leave in Poland & background checks in Slovenia - do you know the legal framework behind it? No? Read the latest edition of our...

Newssquare Legal Provisions Regarding the Acquisition of Farmland in Certain Countries in CEE

The large-scale acquisition of farmland in CEE countries has been a highly debated topic for some time. This is mainly due to the relatively low price...

Newssquare WOLF THEISS ADDS THREE PARTNERS TO WARSAW OFFICE, STRENGTHENING REAL ESTATE, BANKING, AND CORPORATE PRACTICE GROUPS

Poland becomes top market for expansion in emerging Europe

 

In response to the growing demand for legal advisory services in Poland, Wolf Theiss has...

Newssquare Wolf Theiss Employment Spotlight - November 2017

Using fingerprints for recording attendance at work in Bosnia & Herzegovina & working from home at the employee's request in Croatia. These are the...

Newssquare A new Tax on commercial Real Estate to be introduced in Poland

In early October a draft bill introducing a tax on certain types of commercial real estate was submitted by the Ministry of Finance to Parliament for...

Newssquare Drafts of the Personal Data Protection Act

Drafts of the new Polish Personal Data Protection Act ("PDPA Draft") and Provisions Implementing the Personal Data Protection Act (“Amending Act...

Newssquare Wolf Theiss Employment Spotlight - October 2017

Did you know that there are limits to an employee's free speech in Hungary or would you know what's the limit to daily work hours in Austria. Read the...

Newssquare Planned launch of Polish REITs in 2018

Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) permit investors (including small ones) to participate in the real estate market in a tax-advantaged manner. The...

Newssquare Dispute Resolution Insider - Eighth Edition

Welcome to the 8th edition of the DRInsider, the quarterly Newsletter of the Wolf Theiss Dispute Resolution Practice Group. We are happy to provide...

Newssquare Dispute Resolution Insider - Seventh Edition

Welcome to the 7th edition of the DRInsider, the quarterly Newsletter of the Wolf Theiss Dispute Resolution Practice Group. We are happy to again...

Newssquare Central Transportation Port – Huge Investment in the Middle of Poland

THE PENNY HAS DROPPED

It's official - the Central Transportation Port (formerly known as Central Airport) will be located between Łódź and Warsaw. It...

Newssquare Wolf Theiss International IP/IT Newsticker - June 2017

A lot has happened since our last Newsticker in December 2016. In our new edition we reflect the latest developments in the jurisdictions of our...

Newssquare Defendants Beware: New Legislation on Class Actions in Poland

A NEW LAW MAY UNLOCK CLASS ACTION LITIGATION IN POLAND

On June 1, 2017 new provisions on class actions will come into force in Poland. The incoming...

Newssquare Dispute Resolution Insider - sixth edition

Welcome to the 6th edition of the DRInsider, the quarterly Newsletter of the Wolf Theiss Dispute Resolution Practice Group. We are happy to once again...

Newssquare New hurdles for consumers buying Real Estate?

Developers initially claimed that the government’s concerns about the market were misplaced and its pro-consumer approach would negatively influence...

Newssquare WASTE TO ENERGY HELPS TO SECURE EUROPE’S ENERGY FUTURE

Advising in utilities projects that convert waste to energy is just one way that Wolf Theiss helps clients innovate and achieve added value. In...

Newssquare Dispute Resolution Insider - fifth edition

Welcome to the anniversary edition of the DRInsider, the quarterly Newsletter of the Wolf Theiss Dispute Resolution Practice Group.

Newssquare WOLF THEISS INTERNATIONAL IP/IT NEWSTICKER - DECEMBER 2016

A lot has happened since our last Newsticker in April 2016. In our new edition we reflect the latest developments in the jurisdictions of our CEE/SEE...

Newssquare Retail sector tax suspended in Poland

At the press conference held on Tuesday, September 20th, Poland's Minister of Finance, Mr. Paweł Szałamacha, announced that the application of a...

Newssquare The impact of Brexit on Real Estate in Poland

United Kingdom real estate funds are the third most active investors in the Polish real estate market, following only funds from the U.S. and Germany....

Newssquare Amendments to the Polish Industrial Property Law

Another amendment to the Polish Industrial Property Law will come into force on 15 April 2016. This comes in addition to the already significant...

Newssquare Changes to the Polish Act on Competition and Consumer Protection

On 17 April 2016 another amendments to competition and consumers' law regime will come into force. The changes introduce new mechanisms and powers to...

Newssquare A POTENTIAL BLOW FOR WIND POWER IN POLAND

A recent bill on wind power plant investments, sponsored by MPs of the Law and Justice party, is very controversial to say the least. In its current...

Wolf Theiss Guides

Newssquare The Wolf Theiss Guide To: Licensing of Electricity and Gas Wholesale Activities in Central, Eastern & Southeastern Europe

Wolf Theiss is pleased to publish the second edition (2018) of "The Wolf Theiss Guide To: Licensing of Electricity and Gas Wholesale Activities in...

Newssquare CURRENT STATUS OF AMLD 4 IN CEE

The EU 4th Anti-Money Laundering Directive (AMLD 4) was published in the Official Journal of the European Union on 5 July 2015 and should have been...

Newssquare M&A Spotlight: CEE / Wolf Theiss Corporate Monitor

Welcome to the newest edition of the WOLF THEISS Corporate Monitor’s M&A Spotlight on Central and Eastern Europe ("CEE"), which we are proud to...

Newssquare Energy Efficiency in Central, Eastern & Southeastern Europe

Wolf Theiss is pleased to publish the first edition (2017) of "The Wolf Theiss Guide to: Energy Efficiency in Central, Eastern & Southeastern Europe"...

Newssquare M&A SPOTLIGHT: CEE / WOLF THEISS CORPORATE MONITOR

Welcome to the newest edition of the WOLF THEISS Corporate Monitor’s M&A Spotlight on Central and Eastern Europe ("CEE"), which we are proud to...

Newssquare Restructuring Loans and Enforcement of Security

The most important lessons learned since the collapse of Lehman Brothers are that no bank is too big to fail and that national banking systems are...

Newssquare International Arbitration in Central, Eastern & Southeastern Europe

Wolf Theiss’ strength has always been its regional coverage and we believe this is particularly true for our arbitration team. In a very exciting...

Newssquare Generating Electricity from Renewable Sources in Central, Eastern & Southeastern Europe

Wolf Theiss is proud to announce the release of the seventh edition of its flagship publication "The Wolf Theiss Guide to Generating Electricity from...

Newssquare Waste to Energy in Central, Eastern & Southeastern Europe

Wolf Theiss is pleased to publish the first edition (2016) of "The Wolf Theiss Waste to Energy Guide in Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe" (the...

Newssquare INSIDE CORPORATE - Corporate Monitor FY 2015

Together with Mergermarket, we have analysed the main drivers and challenges for corporate transactions in 2016 and beyond in each of the countries...

Newssquare The Relevance of EMIR for Non-Financial Actors

doing OTC business in non-regulated markets with volumes of more than EUR 1-3 billion gross notional value ▪ Implications of Regulation 648/2012 on...

Newssquare Implementation of the Directive 2011/61/EU on Alternative Investment Fund Managers (“AIFMD”) in selected CEE/SEE countries

Implementation of the Directive 2011/61/EU on Alternative Investment Fund Managers (“AIFMD”) in selected CEE/SEE countries. AUSTRIA - BULGARIA -...

Newssquare WOLF THEISS Corporate Monitor FY 2014

INSIDE CORPORATE is a study of M&A activity - alongside macroeconomic and legal developments - in Central, Eastern and South Eastern Europe (CEE and...

Newssquare WOLF THEISS Corporate Monitor HY/2 2013

We are delighted to announce that the second edition of the INSIDE CORPORATE – WOLF THEISS CORPORATE MONITOR report was published on February 6, 2014...

Newssquare WOLF THEISS Corporate Monitor HY 1 / 2013

The Corporate Monitor will be released semi-annually and summarises key developments in “our” 13 jurisdictions. In cooperation with CEEMEA, we shed...

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