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September 17, 2018

SMM LEGAL LAWYERS AMONG SPEAKERS AT THE 3RD GWOR CONFERENCE

On 11-13 September, the 3rd Conference on Rainwater and Meltwater Management (GWOR) was held in Zakopane. This year, as many as three SMM lawyers from our Administrative Law Department were invited to speak at the event: Mr. Jędrzej Bujny, PhD, Partner at our Firm, Mr. Mikołaj Maśliński, and Ms. Emilia Topolnicka, advocate trainee.

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September 11, 2018

SMM LEGAL TO ADVISE POZNAŃ INTERNATIONAL FAIR ON THE ORGANISATION OF THE COP24 CLIMATE CONFERENCE

The Poznań International Fair (MPT) and the Ministry of the Environment have announced that MPT has been selected to handle the logistics of the biggest global forum on climate policy - the COP24 climate conference. SMM Legal supported MPT throughout the process of contract negotiation; our team, consisting of Ms. Olga Sokołowska and Mr. Maciej Goncerzewicz managed by Mr. Aleksander Czech, Head of our Corporate Department, will continue to provide comprehensive legal advisory related to the organisation of the event.

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September 5, 2018

SMM LEGAL TO ADVISE PKN ORLEN IN THE PROCESS TO NOTIFY THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION OF ITS INTENT TO ACQUIRE THE LOTOS GROUP

The 27th Economic Forum in Krynica, the biggest conference in Central and Eastern Europe on the current political, economic and social developments in the world, attended by more than 4,000 participants, is currently underway. On this occasion, we recommend an interview with Mr. Daniel Obajtek, CEO of PKN Orlen, summarising the developments in the European Union prenotification process.

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September 5, 2018

TOMASZ LEWANDOWSKI, PHD, AMONG THE REVIEWERS OF AN UN PROJECT ON THE PROTECTION OF HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS

Mr. Tomasz Lewandowski, PhD, was selected to join a group of reviewers of an UN project entitled ‘Global Survey of the situation of human rights defenders’.

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August 20, 2018

PROF. RAFAŁ SIKORSKI SPEAKS AT THE ANNUAL ATRIP CONGRESS IN HELSINKI

On 05-08 August 2018, the Hanken School of Economics and  the IPR University Center in Helsinki hosted the prestigious annual international academic congress organised by ATRIP - the International Association for the Advancement and Research in Intellectual Property.

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August 20, 2018

NEW PUBLICATION BY PROF. MACIEJ MATACZYŃSKI

A new publication by Prof. Maciej Mataczyński, Managing Partner at SMM Legal, has just appeared in bookstores. The book, written in the English language, is entitled ‘Seat of the Company in Private International Law. Selected Issues’.

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June 8, 2018

SMM LEGAL IS AN OFFICAL LEGAL PARTNER OF ENVICON WATER 2018

On 5-6 June 2018 the Fair and Exhibition Centre in Bydgoszcz hosted ENVICON Water – the 3rd International Congress of the water supply and discharge sector. This year SMM Legal was the legal partner of the event. Our Firm was represented by Jędrzej Bujny, PhD, Partner at SMM Legal, and Mr. Mikołaj Maśliński. Both lawyers are on our administrative law team.

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May 24, 2018

SMM LEGAL ASSISTS THE NATIONAL CENTRE FOR RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT IN A NEW INNOVATIVE PROJECT

The National Centre for Research and Development announced a call for proposals in its new program “Hydrogen storage”. Following the “Blocks 200+” programme, this is the second contract to be awarded in an innovative pre-commercial procurement (PCP) procedure designed by the Centre with the assistance of SMM Legal.

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May 14, 2018

SMM LEGAL PROVIDES ADVISORY TO PKN ORLEN ON THE LOTOS GROUP MERGER

SMM Legal has been selected by PKN ORLEN to provide comprehensive legal advisory on its merger with the LOTOS Group. Our Firm will carry out the due diligence audit of the LOTOS Group and will assist ORLEN in developing a merger strategy. What is more, we will draft comprehensive documentation of the deal and will participate in its preparation and closure, including the anti-monopoly procedure.

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