29.01.2018 The Poznań municipal company, Zarząd Komunalnych Zasobów Lokalowych, has with our support signed a PLN 178 million loan agreement with the European Investment Bank.
29.01.2018 DZP has advised the Italian company Karton, a leading European producer of plastic pallets, on the acquisition of a majority stake in Gekoplast, a leading Polish producer of polypropylene sheets.
18.01.2018 DZP advised Sądeckie Wodociągi and 5 of the company's shareholders on the biggest infrastructure transaction carried out to date under the "Package for medium-sized cities” programme by the PDF.
11.01.2018 Having reviewed the positions of social partners and TVN the Chairman of the National Broadcasting Council has repealed a decision imposing a penalty of almost PLN 1.5 million on TVN.
03.01.2018 Katarzyna Kuźma and Wojciech Hartung have represented FBSerwis Karpatia before the National Appeal Chamber in a dispute over a procedure to collect and manage municipal waste in Ryglice Municipality.
28.12.2017 On 28 December Wielton closed a transaction to acquire from Dauphine Investissements a 34.69% shareholding in Fruehauf. DZP was again legal adviser and coordinator of the transaction.
20.12.2017 On 19 December a commissioning report was signed for a 1,075 MW energy unit at Enea Wytwarzanie's Kozienice Power Plant. DZP advised Enea on implementation of this coal-fired energy unit.
18.12.2017 On Monday, 18 December 2018, FlixBus announced an integration with Polski Bus, belonging to Souter Holdings Poland sp. z o.o. DZP has advised on this strategic alliance.
08.12.2017 MTU Aero Engines, a German manufacturer of civil and military aircraft engines, and Lufthansa Technik, a leading provider of technical aircraft services, formed the joint company EME Aero.
01.12.2017 Toyota Motor Manufacturing Poland is to carry out a new investment in its factory in Jelcz-Laskowice in a production line for its new generation 1.5 litre petrol engine. Production is set to start in 2020.
09.11.2017 DZP advised Polski Fundusz Rozwoju SA [Polish Development Fund] on an investment in WB Electronics SA. An agreement was signed by the parties on 9 November.
24.10.2017 Domański Zakrzewski Palinka advised ASG Poland SA on the sale of a production plant and real estate in Bydgoszcz to a company in the Austrian Mayr-Melnhof Packaging group.
16.10.2017 We advised Flavourtec in a share sale and acquisition of the investor transaction. Current shareholders and the TarHeel Capital fund will cooperate, each holding 50% of shares in the company.
13.10.2017 We advised the Belgian company Puratos on the acquisition of an enterprise belonging to Nutrico Group sp. z o.o. SKA. Domański Zakrzewski Palinka advised on all aspects of Polish law.
11.10.2017 We advised the Oncology Centre in Wrocław on implementing the new ISO 37001:2016 standard. It's the first hospital and one of the first entities in Poland to decide to implement the new standard.
29.09.2017 DZP advised the Swedish company GBO Fastening Systems AB upon the sale of its Polish subsidiary to the French company Ateliers LR Etanco SAS.
20.09.2017 We advised the main LC Corp shareholders on the sale of a controlling stake. LC Corp is a development company involved in commercial and housing investments in 6 cities in Poland.
11.08.2017 We advised the Polish broadcaster TVN on sale of 100% of shares of Mango-Media sp. z o.o. (company offering the teleshopping services and online sales of goods) to Studio Moderna Polska sp. z o.o.
27.07.2017 DZP, Mott MacDonald and Crido Taxand are to provide the Ministry of Development and the City of Krakow with legal, economic-financial, technical advice on the performance of a PPP project.
26.06.2017 We advised Infracapital on a joint venture with Nokia. The companies won a tender for a project to build and maintain fibre optic networks providing internet access in regions in Poland.
21.06.2017 We advised FBSerwis on the purchase of 100% of shares in Przedsiębiorstwo Higieny Komunalnej Trans-Formers Wrocław and in Trans-Formers Karpatia. The transaction value was PLN 155 million.
14.06.2017 DZP, Mott MacDonald and Crido Taxand is to provide the Ministry of Development and the City of Krakow with full-range advice on undertaking entitled "Krakow Fast Tramway – stage IV".
30.05.2017 We have advised Envelo (Poczta Polska Usługi Cyfrowe sp. z o.o.) in an interpretational dispute over VAT on their flagship product, i.e. the sale of e-stamps – neostamps.
24.05.2017 We advised Wielton SA on the acquisition of 100% of shares in the German Langendorf GmbH. The Langendorf Group manufactures trailers, semi-trailers and special vehicles for transporting, e.g. glass.
21.05.2017 We advised the winning bidder, MEDCOM S.A. at the bid preparation stage and throughout all the appeal proceedings in two tenders to purchase electric bus infrastructure.
19.04.2017 Whether an owner-like possessor has the capacity to be party to a court action for remuneration for non-contractual use of real estate when it has given the real estate over for dependent possession?
18.04.2017 We advised SBB Energy on the acquisition of over 50% of shares in ELMAX PUH Andrzej Hołub sp. z o.o. and helped draw up the terms on which the remaining shares would be purchased in the future.
11.04.2017 We have represented Obrascón Huarte Lain (OHL) in a precedential case in which OHL demanded that funds owed to OHL be excluded from the bankruptcy estate of Hydrobudowy Polska (HBP).
28.02.2017 We represented a pharmaceutical company in an emergency procedure (to annul tax decisions) before the tax authorities and administrative courts in a VAT case. Our efforts brought our client over PLN 8 mln.
28.02.2017 With DZP's support, Algonquin, a pan-European investor and hotel operator, has sold one of the best and most profitable hotels in Poland - the Sheraton Grand Kraków.
08.02.2017 We have advised the Belgian Puratos Group NV on the purchase of 100% of shares in Diamant Polska sp. z o.o., a leading manufacturer of bakery ingredients in Austria.
30.01.2017 On 13 December the NAC dismissed PGF Urtica's appeal against the tender result for the anti-pneumococcal vaccines announced by the Public Procurement Department at the Ministry of Health.
30.01.2017 Obrascón Huarte Lain proved that the contracting authority (municipal company) had had no grounds for demanding payment under the guarantee for proper performance of contract.
22.12.2016 We acted for Enea Wytwarzanie in negotiations with Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Europe and Polimex-Mostostal. We negotiated annex to a contract to build a 1075 MW energy unit.
19.12.2016 We provided full-range legal assistance to Przewozy Regionalne sp. z o.o. in a contract award procedure for the purchase of modern electric multiple units. We advised at all stages of the procedure.
13.12.2016 We acted for our client in a complaint before the EC over the infringement of EU laws on the excise duty exemption of ethyl alcohol used to manufacture medicines by the provisions of the Polish Excise Tax Act.
12.12.2016 Trybunał Konstytucyjny orzekł, że niektóre przepisy tzw. "małej ustawy medialnej" są niezgodne z Konstytucją RP. Wnioskodawcę reprezentował dr Tomasz Zalasiński, uznany konstytucjonalista.
12.12.2016 We represented PKP Intercity in an arbitration over the payment of a contractual penalty by Alstom for delayed supply of Pendolino trains. The aaward is EUR 42.3 million with interest.
23.11.2016 The Constitutional Tribunal ruled that the regulation based on which payments are made in the form of overnight allowances for international transport drivers is not compliant with the Polish Constitution.
20.11.2016 Our lawyers have advised in a case to obtain a European Commission decision on state aid for the coal mining sector in the years 2015-2018. The aid programme was approved on 18 November 2016.
21.10.2016 We are advising the company in a process to obtain state aid for the investments in the form of financial support offered by the Minister of Development and Finances.
30.09.2016 The Swiss company SSE Holding acquired several civil enterprises belonging to the multinational Orica Limited. The plants acquired are in Germany, Poland, Czech Republic and Slovakia.
17.09.2016 DZP experts comment the Act of 25 June 2015 amending the Act on Real Estate Management and the Family and Guardianship Code, which came into effect On 17 September 2016.
31.08.2016 New interpretation of Warsaw Decree gives grounds for negative decision issued under Decree to be changed even after a court judgment dismissing an appeal against decision has become final.
30.07.2016 DZP advised Idea Bank SA on the sale of GetBack SA, a non-performing loan recovery business, and on the related reorganisation of its debt portfolio. The transaction value was PLN 825 million.
28.07.2016 DZP is advising WGE Development on the restructuring of liabilities under ten bond series vis-a-vis 120 bondholders in precedential, accelerated arrangement proceedings.
18.07.2016 USP Zdrowie Group acquired 100% of shares in the Polish-Swedish Naturell Group. We were the main adviser and co-ordinated the Polish-Swedish team of lawyers and tax and financial advisers.
01.07.2016 DZP and the State Treasury General Solicitor’s Office represented the Republic of Poland in a case brought by the Norwegian investors, Geir Almås and Kristian Almås.
17.05.2016 The US SeaChange International Inc. has purchased DCC Labs, a company designing solutions for digital and internet television. We advised DCC Labs and the company’s owners throughout the transaction.
24.02.2016 Our lawyers finally saw the successful end of a case that had lasted over 6 years to set aside an award issued by the Court of Arbitration in Warsaw in a case between Taifun Real sp. z o.o. and Exatel SA.
01.02.2016 We have advised FBSerwis and Budimex on the purchase of 80% of shares in Amest Kamieńsk, a company that operates a mechanical biological waste treatment plant and waste landfill.
29.01.2016 Advisory to PORR Polska Infrastructure SA, ZUE SA and Przedsiębiorstwo Budowy Kopalń PeBeKa SA in a dispute with the City of Poznan and the company Poznańskie Inwestycje Miejskie.
15.01.2016 DZP acted for two companies (Spanish and the Dutch) from the Spanish Uriel Inversiones capital group in a dispute over payment of an additional fee. This dispute ended successfully for our client.
18.12.2015 A full-range legal assistance to PKP Intercity SA with two contracts for the supply of modern trains. Twenty Flirt trains are to be supplied by the Stadler-Newag and Dart trains are being supplied by Pesa.
01.12.2015 Mergermarket summed up the situation on the global M&A market for the first three quarters of 2015. We took 1st place in Poland by number of transactions closed this year (15).
30.11.2015 We acted successfully for KP which was banned from distributing flavoured beers in specific packaging, based on an injunction obtained by main competitor, Żywiec SA Group.
24.11.2015 The South African company Bounty Brands, which is part of the Coast2Coast group, bought shares in Sonko sp. z o.o., the leading rice, cereal and bakery goods producer in Poland.
29.10.2015 Private equity funds Benson Elliot Capital Management and Walton Street Capital and the hotel group Algonquin has obtained financing from Bank Pekao SA to acquire the Sheraton hotel.
23.10.2015 Maspex Wadowice Group purchased shares in Sequoia sp. z o.o. from a minority shareholder, Sorabot investment fund. Our Law Firm acted for the Sequoia majority shareholders.
15.10.2015 A strategic partnership agreement was signed by MEDCOM and Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (MELCO) under which MELCO is to purchase a minority block (49%) of shares in MEDCOM.
30.09.2015 EDF Polska SA and Fundusz Inwestycji Infrastrukturalnych - Kapitałowy Fundusz Inwestycyjny Zamknięty Aktywów Niepublicznych signed an investment and shareholders agreement.
03.09.2015 The Regional Court in Warsaw awarded over PLN 21 million plus interest against the Republic of Serbia to the Gawroński family for the non-contractual use the building at Al. Ujazdowskie.
13.08.2015 We have advised Bauer Media Group on the purchase of 100% of shares in Mediasoft Polska sp. z o.o., a company operating under the eBroker Group name, which will be part of the Interia.pl.
04.08.2015 We acted for the Carlyle Group, a global private equity funds, in the purchase by Carlyle-controlled Brintons Carpets Limited of 98% of shares in Fabryka Dywanów Agnella SA.
03.08.2015 We advised Bauer Media Group on the purchase of all the shares in Rankomat.pl SA, the owner of the largest online insurance platform in Poland, specialising in car insurance.
31.07.2015 We have advised Pureprofile, a market research company in the online marketing sector, on the acquisition of Sparc Media, an international online and Trading Desk advertising agency.
23.07.2015 We have advised Mr Maciej Sadowski, founder and owner of Magodent sp. z o.o. , which runs two hospitals, upon the sale of eighty percent of shares to LUX MED Group.
29.06.2015 DZP Real Estate Practice advised a major insurance company operating in Poland on the sale of a commercial property at the Royal Route in Warsaw to a leading commercial network on the Polish market.
22.06.2015 There has been a breakthrough in a long-standing dispute with tax authorities over taxation of income from practicing a sport in which DZP’s Tax Practice represented a professional athlete.
26.05.2015 DZP advised GlaxoSmithKline in a three-part conditional transaction with Novartis AG in the following areas: health care means (Consumer Healthcare), vaccinations and cancer medicines.
22.05.2015 We have advised Wielton SA, the largest Polish and one of the foremost European manufacturers of trailers and semi-trailers, on the purchase of 65.31% of shares in the French company Fruehauf.
18.05.2015 Domański Zakrzewski Palinka has advised the American company Multi Packaging Solutions on a strategic alliance agreement with TAKT sp. z o.o. to serve the European multi‐media market.
03.05.2015 DZP's Real Estate Practice has successfully advised the Malaysia Embassy in a dispute with the capital city of Warsaw over the perpetual usufruct to real estate in the centre of Warsaw.
20.04.2015 Our law firm has provided legal advisory to Polskie Górnictwo Naftowe i Gazownictwo SA on the introduction of the first ever discount scheme for strategic gas customers.
02.04.2015 On February saw the publication of a regulatory report drawn up by a team led by Marcin Matczak, Tomasz Zalasiński and Michał Czarnuch on the request of the Supreme Medical Chamber.
26.03.2015 With the support of DZP, FBSerwis (a subsidiary of Ferrovial Servicios International, S.L.U. and Budimex SA) has acquired a company based in Dolnośląski Voivodship, Pro Eko Natura (in the future, FBSerwis Dolny Śląsk), operator of a waste treatment plant with RIPOK (Regional Municipal Waste Treatment Plant) status.
16.03.2015 Domański Zakrzewski Palinka advised the US Scripps Networks Interactive Group in connection with the acquisition of a controlling stake of TVN shares from ITI Group and Canal+ Group.
05.03.2015 The municipal waste incineration plant in Poznan is the first project in Poland (and one of the first in Europe) to be carried out by way of a public-private partnership which received EU funding.
26.02.2015 DZP's Capital Markets and Financial Institutions Practice has advised ING Bank Śląski on the sale of a block of shares in ING Powszechne Towarzystwo Emerytalne to ING Continental Europe Holdings, an NN group company.
12.02.2015 DZP's advice to Słubicki Province has brought double success in a prominent case over the terminal in Świecko (the former Customs Clearance Freight Terminal) that the Province acquired from the State Treasury.
30.01.2015 DZP advised the listed on the New York Stock Exchange, American company MeadWestvaco on Polish aspects of an international transaction consisting of a sale of the European-based tobacco-folding carton and general packaging business to the Swedish AR Packaging Group.
30.01.2015 DZP advised private equity funds managed by ARX Equity Partners upon the sale of all the shares in Kakadu sp. z o.o. to Super Zoo s.r.o.
30.12.2014 The Public Procurement Office has published and recommended on its website model public procurement documents that DZP lawyers helped to draw up.
18.12.2014 On 18 December the Regional Court in Poznan, X Commercial Appeal Department, dismissed an appeal against a National Appeal Chamber judgment in a case concerning waste collection in the Poznan agglomeration, thereby upholding decisions passed by the National Appeal Chamber in consolidated cases KIO 1419/14, KIO 1420/14, KIO 1426/14.
22.10.2014 The Corporate and M&A Practice and the Tax Practice have advised the shareholders in Zakłady Chemiczne Bochem sp. z o.o. on the sale of shares in the company, which produces glues, laminates and release agents.
22.09.2014 On 11 September the company PGE EJ 1 sp. z o.o., set up to build the first Polish nuclear power plant, signed a contract with a technical adviser – contract engineer, the British firm AMEC Nuclear UK Limited.
18.08.2014 On 7 August 2014 Poznan Agglomeration Waste Management Inter-municipal Association signed a contract with a consortium of the companies FB Serwis SA and Cespa Compañia Española de Servicios Públicos Auxiliares SA for the collection of mixed and green municipal waste and for management of separately collected waste in the Poznan agglomeration.
14.08.2014 DZP's Real Estate Practice has successfully concluded a case it was conducting for Polish Hunting Association over acquisition of rights to real estate at ul. Nowy Świat in Warsaw.
29.07.2014 On 29 July, the European Commission finally approved PLL LOT SA’s Restructuring Plan and thus found that the state aid granted to the company was compliant with EU law.
18.04.2014 After several years of conducting a number of court and administrative proceedings, DZP’s Real Estate Practice has successfully ended a case for a client from the USA.
13.03.2014 If Serbia is not a foreigner, then what is it? Another DZP success in precedential reprivatisation dispute over former Serbian Embassy building at Al. Ujazdowskie 23 in Warsaw.
07.01.2014 DZP’s Supreme Court win: limitations period for claims for damages should be calculated from second minister or local board of appeal decision.
24.05.2013 Supreme Court overturned an order issued by the Regional Court in Warsaw and referred back for re-examination a case concerning the State Treasury's acquisitive prescription of a decree building.
15.05.2013 DZP has advised PLL LOT on obtaining a European Commission decision approving state aid of PLN 400 million for airlines. The EC deemed that the aid to help businesses in difficult economic situations complied with EU rules.
07.03.2013 Another win for Domański Zakrzewski Palinka in a dispute with Serbia: Ministry of Internal Affairs' permit is required for a foreigner to acquire real estate through acquisitive prescription.
10.02.2013 Domański Zakrzewski Palinka law firm, representing one of the largest banks operating in Poland, wins a case for the reprivatisation of real estate at ul. Wolska in Warsaw.
05.02.2013 On 4 February 2013 DZP obtained another Court of Appeal judgment favourable for the capital city of Warsaw in a dispute over the City's use of buildings in the historic complex at ul. Senatorska.
21.12.2012 Court upholds DZP's stance: decree claims no obstacle to prolonging perpetual usufruct term. The case concerns a real estate located in an area covered by the Warsaw Decree of 1945.
25.06.2012 On 25 June 2012 the Regional Court in Warsaw issued an order dismissing an appeal filed by the Republic of Serbia in a case of Serbia's acquisitive prescription of real estate at Aleje Ujazdowskie.
27.03.2012 DZP wins Pałac Błękitny [Blue Palace] at ul. Senatorska in Warsaw case: claims cannot be brought against all holders for remuneration for non-contractual use of real estate.
01.12.2011 DZP advised Glencore, one of the largest global players on the goods and raw materials market, on a project involving the acquisition of Zakłady Tłuszczowe in Bodaczów and the restructuring of the company’s liabilities towards a mezzanine fund and banks.
30.09.2011 The Law Firm represented Energa-Operator in a dispute with PSE Operator over transmission charges. The value of the dispute was over PLN 120 million.
31.07.2011 DZP is providing legal advisory to the Office of Electronic Communications (OEC) on developing its broadband market and carrying out an investment involving the construction of broadband networks.
31.05.2011 DZP advised Wrocław Airport on a bond issue. The value of the bonds was PLN 230 million.
10.05.2011 The Law Firm advised PLL LOT S.A. on the sale and lease-back of an office building in Warsaw at ulica 17 Stycznia 43 in which PLL LOT S.A. has its registered office.
30.04.2011 DZP is supporting the Main Road Transport Inspectorate with implementation of a project entitled "Development of an automatic traffic monitoring system (construction of an automatic traffic monitoring system control centre)".
30.04.2011 DZP advised Getin Noble Bank S.A., as the seller, and Open Finance S.A., as the issuer, on an IPO of Open Finance S.A. shares.
29.04.2011 DZP is providing legal advisory on a project involving the construction by PGE EJ Sp. z o.o. of the first nuclear power plant in Poland with output of 3,000 MW.
31.03.2011 DZP is providing legal advisory for Ministry of Regional Development on a project involving the construction and exploitation of a thermal municipal waste treatment installation through a public-private partnership using EU funds.
11.12.2009 On 23 November 2009 an arbitral tribunal issued the final award in a case brought against Poland by Nordzucker AG.
30.11.2009 DZP is advising on the first project carried out by the Capital City of Warsaw based on the Act on Concessions for Construction Works and Services of 2009. The project involves the construction of bus/tram shelters.
31.01.2009 DZP is providing legal advice on the implementation of a project entitled "Organisation of inter-voivodship passenger rail services including an infrastructure element (purchase of rolling stock)".
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