We are honored to announce that GRATA International expands its European operations with a new associated office in Poland (Warsaw) by cooperation with GSW Legal (Grabarek, Szalc and Partners) which combines exceptional legal expertise with deep industry knowledge and refreshingly creative thinking, to help clients achieve their business goals in Poland.
The economy of Poland is the largest in Eastern Europe with steady growth, but still maintaining strong connections with post-Soviet countries, which guarantee us synergy in cooperation. International reports highlight the economic and political stability of Poland, outstanding human capital and a large domestic market.
Now through close collaboration, combined expertise and knowledge-sharing we are able to handle clients’ needs in Poland seamlessly.
The professional team of newly open associated office provides a full range of legal services in the following industries and areas of law:
GRATA International is composed of offices located in post- Soviet and Eastern European countries, with coverage being extended to new jurisdictions every year, and which have developed close professional relationships with each other.
No matter what kind of business our clients operate in, they shall always expect practical, prompt and attentive legal services from our presence in Azerbaijan, Belarus, Czech Republic, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Mongolia, Russia, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Turkey, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, now including also the Republic of Poland. Our Firm has been highly rated by Chambers&Partners, Legal 500, IFLR 1000, Asialaw Profiles and is committed to provide excellent legal services.
Riverside Parkc, 5A Fabryczna Street, 00-446, Warsaw
+48 22 480 8077
Legal 500 has recently released its annual rankings of international law firms – Legal 500 EMEA 2019.
On January 1, 2019 (subject to some provisions that will become effective later) a package of changes in tax and economic law intended by the legislator to simplify running a business are coming into force.
On 1 January 2019 (subject to some provisions that will become effective later), the Act on Employee Capital Plans of 4 October 2018 are coming into force.
From January 1, 2019, CIT changes adopted by the Polish parliament at the end of 2018 are coming into force.
On November 9, the Parliament passed a package of changes introducing simplifications in tax and business law aimed for entrepreneurs.
On November 14, President Andrzej Duda endorsed an act introducing 9% rate of corporate income tax (CIT) for small businesses as well as certain changes regarding tax deductible costs in case of acquisition and exploitation of passenger cars by companies.
On November 25 the provisions will come into force that will allow businesses to continue operations despite the death of the enterprise’s owner.
The Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC) was launched on the 5 July 2018. It is a financial hub located in Astana, Kazakhstan. The aims of AIFC are to attract investment and bring in clients from Asia, Europe and the Middle East.
On 1 October 2018, the Insurance Distribution Act came into force. It implements the EU IDD Directive (Insurance Distribution Directive) to Polish law.
As of 1 October, 2018, the rules for submitting company financial statements have changed. First, the reports must be in electronic form and, secondly, they must be signed by an authorized person.
On 13 October, 2018, the regulation of the Minister of Finance on the provision of information on so-called above-threshold transactions to the General Inspector of Financial Information came into force.
From October 18, there is an obligation to fully digitalise procurements of value exceeding the EU thresholds i.e. such amounts in public procurements, from which there is an obligation to apply a stricter procedure.
The regulation is at the stage of being drafted by the Ministry of Justice. A prosecutor's finding that a crime has been committed in a company is to be sufficient to instigate proceedings against such an allegedly dishonest company.
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