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.
In principle. Legal studies and analyses. Vol. 4
Scholarly journal 28.06.2021
In Polish, with English abstracts. Of the promises and limits of the courtroom in the European law | Liechtenstein: A small country, but up-to-date and significant in Europe. Part 1: Creation of a sovereign state, growth of its own legal system, and opening up to Europe and the world | The family foundation: Economic and tax aspects | A private foundation as a contracting authority? | Specific...
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,...
It’s our 11th Yearbook, now in a new layout. As usual, concise, clear and jargon-free—and on top of that, with elements of legal design. We write about challenges great and small, new realities, new obligations. As we do every year, we share with readers our observations and reflections on phenomena occurring at the intersection of law and business.
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.
In principle. Legal studies and analyses. Vol. 3
Scholarly journal 10.12.2020
In Polish, with English abstracts. Glaring loss as a ground for applying rebus sic stantibus clauses | The significance of the notion of “substantial modification of a contract” in public procurement law, with particular attention to Directive 2014/24/EU and the case law of the Court of Justice of the European Union | The employer’s obligation to provide reasonable accommodation...
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...
In principle. Legal studies and analyses. Vol. 2
Scholarly journal 30.06.2020
In Polish, with English abstracts. Penalisation of the reverse distribution chain for drugs in Poland | EU citizenship as a legal and political concept independent of affiliation with a member state | Selected schemes for international distribution fraud and standing to seek damages for economic loss under the CMR Convention | Non-binding resolutions of local government authorities | The rules...