News from BPCC Members

2020-11-10

Intelligent Business – RSM Open Week

Between November 30th and December 4th, RSM Poland experts will be at your disposal to answer your questions and propose specific solutions that will boost your business in these difficult times.

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2020-11-10

Linklaters advises Digital Realty's Interxion on the acquisition of Lamda Hellix

Linklaters has advised Interxion, a Digital Realty (NYSE: DLR) company and a leading European provider of data centre solutions, on its acquisition of Lamda Hellix, a Greece-based colocation and interconnection services provider in Southeastern Europe.

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2020-11-10

Real estate faces ‘hugely challenging time’ but maintains long-term appeal due to low interest rates

-    Berlin tops rankings for overall real estate prospects according to joint PwC/ULI report, leading a strong showing from German cities that are demonstrating resilience amid COVID-19.
-    London jumps two places to second as investors see it as good long-term value and Paris remains in top three.  
-    55% of investors expect to be net buyers of real estate in 2021, but security of income in non-core assets is causing concern.
-    Data centres, logistics and life sciences top the table for sector prospects, with traditional mainstay sectors struggling.

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2020-11-10

Kochański & Partners strengthens the Technologies Team

2020 has been marked by dynamic developments in the new technology market. The pandemic has accelerated digitalisation of economic activity with employers investing in remote working systems and implementing state-of-the-art procedures.

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2020-11-09

Echo Investment builds up the ‘resistance’ of its office buildings

The air breathed by people indoors significantly affects their health and wellbeing, but may also transmit pathogenic microorganisms. Echo Investment cares about the quality of the indoor air in its office buildings and is the only developer to arm them with the most effective technology for its purification. RCI ActivePure will soon become the standard in Echo Investment's office buildings that are currently being built.

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2020-11-06

Linklaters advises the LUX MED Group on a transaction aimed at acquiring Lecznice Citomed

Linklaters has advised the LUX MED Group on signing an agreement for the purchase of shares of Lecznice Citomed, which is another significant investment Linklaters has assisted the LUX MED Group with. Completion of the acquisition still requires final approval by the President of the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection.

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2020-11-04

Baker McKenzie strengthen Antitrust & Competition Practice in Warsaw

Marcin Trepka joins the Baker McKenzie office in Warsaw as a partner in the Antitrust & Competition practice. Three members of his team will join the Firm with him: Elżbieta Buczkowska, Martyna Wurm and Łucja Olszewska.

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2020-11-03

Change in Leadership in the Kochański & Partners Capital Markets Practice

The Warsaw Stock Exchange attracts ever more foreign investors, with their share in WSE turnover reaching 58% in H1 2020. In response to these accelerating business trends, Kochański & Partners is reinforcing its Capital Markets Practice, with the appointment from October of Jarosław Grzywiński, Partner, as its new leader.

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2020-11-03

Arbitral Tribunal: Slovakia’s actions against Muszynianka showed “willful disregard for the law”

On 7 October 2020, the arbitral tribunal conducting proceedings under the UNCITRAL rules issued an award in the case of our Client “Muszynianka” sp. z o.o. against the Slovak Republic. The Tribunal decided that Slovakia violated international law to the detriment of the Polish company.

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2020-11-03

Vorwerk Polska opens a regional office in Poznań's Giant Office

Vorwerk Polska, a supplier of household appliances including a multifunctional machine Thermomix® and the Kobold homecare system, has leased office and retail space in the Giant Office complex in Poznań. The owner of the building was represented in the lease transaction by real estate advisory firm Savills.

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