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From paper to digital Poland

From the new year, information obligations of entrepreneurs will be simpler.At present, they are required to make financial statements in paper form to several bodies. The form of these reports makes it difficult to analyze the already complex and multifaceted content of the reports. The MF therefore...

Pillar - is it sufficiently visible?

In the order of September 13, 2017. The SN decided that it was possible to acquire the land easement by using a transmission device that is underground and invisible (file number IV CSK 623/16). According to art. 292 k.c. the land easement can only be acquired by occlusion only if it involves the use...

The same basis – different form of protection

The Supreme Court in the verdict of 5th of July 2017, in legal case under signature II PK 201/16 ruled, that it is possible for employees to claim in different legal proceedings, both protection stemming from the infringements od personal rights and damages suffered by reason of the acts of harassment,...

Alcoholic drinks and pedestrians

In principle Polish law prohibits any advertisements of alcoholic beverages. So far, it was a popular practice to use the statutory exception, according to which prohibition of advertising does not include advertising and promotion of  alcoholic beverages inside wholesale firms, separated stands or...

TSUE: The employer is obliged to consult with the trade union

The Court of Justice in its judgment of 21 September 2017 in Case C-149/16 ruled that an employer who intends to modify the essential conditions of employment for the remuneration of many workers, should apply the rules for collective redundancies. This means that the employer is obliged to consult...

National Property Resources

On September 11, 2017, The Act on National Property Resources, which establishes the National Property Resources responsible for proper land management of state owned lands, entered into force. Its basic duties includes monitoring the tenancy issues (e.g. the rent prices), the rules of conclusions and...

The new register for debtors

The Ministry of Justice are working on a new register - the National Debt Register, which is to replace the current Register of Insolvent Debtors and the Central Register of Restructuring and Bankruptcy. Both registers contain data on entities who has a deteriorated financial condition, so they will...

One-time is enough

The Supreme Court in the verdict of 5 th of July 2017, in the case no. II PK 202/16 has ruled that a one-time absence may be regarded as a serious breach of basic employee duties in a task-working time. However, as the Supreme Court indicated, not every absence of an worker employed in a task-working...

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