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2012-01-12

Setting up a business in Poland: Forms of business entity

SummaryUK businesses in Poland tend to be big investors. According to the state inward investment agency, PAIiIZ, there are over 80 British investors present in the Polish market; companies like Tesco, BP, GlaxoSmithKline, Associated British Foods, Aviva and RSA. Yet looking at the structure of German and Italian investment in Poland, we can see thousands of SMEs which have set up manufacturing and service operations here. They have been doing profitable business here for years. There are, however, very, very few such companies from the UK present in Poland. One reason is that British owner-managers taking a look at the Polish market can be put off by the code-based legal system, different to English Common Law. There is more bureaucracy (Poland is not placed high in rankings of countries where it’s easy to do business); procedures are more complex and more time-consuming.

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2013-01-01

Reduce the foreign exchange (FX) risk when exporting to CEE

SummaryEmerging Europe is a high growth destination for UK business. In 2012, British exports to the CEE region grew by £2 billion compared to 2011; this growth exceeded that achieved by British exports to China and India. The near-shore markets of Emerging Europe are ideal places for small and mid-size businesses to expand their export activities.

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2013-01-01

Structuring our offer with the clients' needs in mind

SummaryLINK4 has been strongly associated for many years with direct insurance services provided to consumers and corporates and has sought to stand out in both segments for the simplicity of purchase, quality of service and attractive price. Of late, the company has been seeking to strengthen its presence in the motor insurance market for small businesses and fleets.

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2013-05-01

Trade marks and unfair competition

SummaryAmong the many interesting problems described in this issue of the bulletin, I would like 
to highlight that of the concept of the use of a trade mark. The scope thereof largely sets 
the boundaries of protection afforded to the trade mark holder.

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2013-03-11

Commercial real estate market in Poland remains stable across most sectors

SummaryAccording to Marketbeat Poland – Spring 2013 report from Cushman & Wakefield, a leading global real estate services firm, last year’s office leasing volume shows the office market picking up momentum, gaining in importance relative to other property sectors. The retail market slowed compared with previous years. 2012 was the best year ever for the warehouse investment market.

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