The right to disconnect: Real relief for employees or just additional obligations for employers?
We check the pros and cons of the right to disconnect—an important and timely subject, as the boundaries between work and private life of employees are blurring like never before. Legislative work at the EU level has also accelerated. Will a directive establishing employees’ right to disconnect be the solution? We encourage you to read our report.
The guide to minimum terms of employment for posted workers 2021
Wardyński & Partners presents the updated guide to minimum terms of employment for posted workers. The 2021 edition covers 22 European countries. The guide was created by our Employment practice with the invaluable involvement of our fellow lawyers from firms across Europe who shared contributions on their jurisdictions. This guide compiles, in a clear form, practical information on the...
Corporate criminal liability in Poland
In Poland, the Act on Liability of Collective Entities for Punishable Offences has been in force for nearly 18 years. It regulates the liability often referred to in practice as corporate criminal liability. In this guide, we outline the rules for corporate criminal liability under the current law. In particular, we answer such questions as: Who specifically may bear liability under the act? For...
Whistleblowing system – a must-have or a nice-to-have?
Irregularities can occur even in the best-organised and -managed company. They can take different forms and have various consequences. It is vital to uncover irregularities as early as possible. Employees have the greatest knowledge of the organisation, so it is worthwhile to establish the appropriate culture of responsibility for the wellbeing of the company and to provide employees a convenient,...
Law and the automotive sector
The automotive industry is going through tough times. The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a sharp drop in car sales (except for electric and hybrid vehicles). This isn’t the only challenge facing companies from this sector. In this publication we discuss legal aspects of vital importance to the entire automotive industry.
Law for game development
The video game industry faces a range of unique legal problems. In this publication we address issues of intellectual property, employment law, and taxation, as well as less obvious regulatory aspects. Across 70 pages, we write about the use in games of objects from the real world, legal protection of games and concepts, in-game advertising, tax relief under the IP Box, employment in the game...
Dawn raid policy: why your company should consider adopting one
We explain what a dawn raid is, what to look for when creating a procedure for handling dawn raids, and the universal elements that should be included in every policy regarding unannounced inspections of corporate premises.
The guide to minimum terms of employment for posted workers
Wardyński & Partners presents the guide to minimum terms of employment for posted workers across 25 European countries. The guide was created by our Employment practice with the invaluable involvement of our fellow lawyers from firms across Europe who shared contributions on their jurisdictions. This guide compiles, in a clear form, practical information on the most relevant employment...
Changes in civil procedure
An overhaul of Polish civil procedure was published on 6 August 2019. The amending act partly entered into force on 21 August, but most of the new rules apply from 7 November. What can we say so far about the new rules, what should be expected, and what are the worries?
How to enter a beneficial owner in the central register of beneficial owners (CRBR)
We know that beneficial owners need to be registered, but how should it be done? Who is subject to this obligation? Who needs to sign the filing? What is the penalty for failure to file, or filing inaccurate information? And first and foremost, who exactly is a beneficial owner (and how to determine who it is in your company)?