Marcin Pietkiewiczattorney-at-law, partner
Marcin Pietkiewicz co-heads the Capital Markets & Financial Institutions practice. He handles issues of securities law and the law of capital markets and financial institutions, capital market transactions, corporate governance, particularly in public companies, as well as regulatory issues affecting financial institutions, including outsourcing and compliance.
He is involved in drafting documentation connected with the issue of shares, bonds and structured products. He advises on raising funds on capital markets, takeovers, and acquisition of significant positions in the shares of public companies, compliance with reporting requirements connected with capital market transactions, offering of foreign securities in Poland, and regulatory aspects of the operations of financial institutions (brokerages, banks, investment funds and insurance companies), offering of financial products, and outsourcing of services. He represents clients in proceedings before the Polish Financial Supervision Authority.
He also advises on securitisation, trading in receivables, crowdfunding and virtual currencies (such as Bitcoin).
He participates in project finance work (share acquisitions and special types of financing).
He joined Wardyński & Partners in 2004.
Faculty of Law and Administration, University of Warsaw, where he also completed a course in English and European law at the British Law Centre.
In 2003–2004 he worked at Wasylkowski, Wiater & Partners, which belonged to an international network of law firms affiliated with Deloitte.
Warsaw Bar Association of Attorneys-at-Law
“Professional secrecy and the sale of receivables” (co-author), 2020 Yearbook
“Eat your cake and have it too: Financing through subparticipation in receivables” (co-author), 2019 Yearbook
“Why does a listed company need target capital?” (co-author), 2019 Yearbook
“Can foreign firms offer financial products and services in Poland?” (co-author), 2018 Yearbook
“Acquisitions in listed companies: How to handle inside information?” (co-author), 2017 Yearbook
The real estate M&A and private equity review, Law Business Research Ltd 2016 (co-author of chapter on Polish real estate transactions)
“Protecting the interests of investment firms’ clients” (co-author), 2016 Yearbook
“(R)evolution in reporting obligations of public companies” (co-author), 2015 Yearbook
“Betting against the market: Short selling and securities lending in Poland” (co-author), 2014 Yearbook
“How will the investment funds market look after implementation of the AIFM Directive?” 2014 Yearbook
“Dual listing on the Warsaw Stock Exchange” (co-author), 2012 Yearbook
The Legal 500 EMEA 2019, Investment funds
IFLR1000 (2017 – 2020) Capital Markets (shares, bonds, structured financing and securitisation)