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Mariusz Busiło appointed as an expert in electromagnetic fields by PIIT

On 10 February 2017 the Council of the Polish Chamber of Information Technology and Telecommunications, following a proposal by its Board, appointed four new experts in the following areas: issues related to electromagnetic fields; education and cooperation between business and universities; human resources management and public aid for investors; and smart grids.

Mariusz Busiło is a specialist in regulatory issues and commercial aspects of telecommunications and media, competition, copyright and internet laws.

The Chamber’s members include companies from the information and communication technology sector.

CDZ prepared a study on Telecoms, Media And Internet In Poland on behalf of the Polish Information and Foreign Investments Agency (PAIiIZ)

In Poland, the telecommunications, audio-visual distribution and internet infrastructure sectors are liberalised, well developed, and strongly competitive, with the potential for foreign investments and mergers and acquisitions.

Weronika Papucewicz interviewed by Rzeczpospolita Daily’s “RZECZoPRAWIE” program

Weronika Papucewicz, a CDZ lawyer, was hosted by Mateusz Rzemek in his program on 14 November 2016 to comment on why the long-awaited legal changes to permit the financial sector to vet job candidates have been scrapped. According to the “Morawiecki Plan”, the bill proposing 100 changes to the legal business environment, entities subject to financial supervision were to be allowed to ask candidates about their criminal records. 

CDZ Lex Torpedoes running team on the run

For the second consecutive year our running team, Lex Torpedoes, took part in a charity event, the Warsaw Business Run, completing 5x4.2 km and reaching the finish with a total time of 01:44:38. This placed us in 190th place (out of 690 teams participating), improving on last year’s result by 58 places.

We are also a strategic partner of the run – we provide legal assistance to the Poland Business Run Foundation that organizes the annual event. 

Weronika Papucewicz interviewed by Rzeczpospolita

Weronika Papucewicz, a CDZ lawyer, was invited by Mateusz Rzemek onto his program on 1 June 2016 to comment on employee rights related to parenting. Weronika talked about how employers and employees can regulate matters related to exercising parental rights without harming their mutual relationships. The interview focused primarily on maternity and parental leave. Weronika also presented the best solutions employers apply in this area.

CDZ Supports the Pro Bono Program of the Polish Society of Anti-Discrimination Law

In June 2016, CDZ and the Polish Society of Anti-Discrimination Law (PSADL) signed a cooperation agreement under which CDZ will provide free-of-charge legal support in cases related to human rights, and in particular to afford legal protection against unwarranted unequal treatment.

The cooperation concerns cases of discrimination based on gender, age, disability, race or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, sexual identity, religion, denomination or non-belief. It also covers unlawful unequal treatment in such areas as labor and employment, access to goods and services, education, healthcare or social welfare.

As part of the cooperation, CDZ will represent persons referred by the PSADL before common courts, the Supreme Court, administrative courts, law enforcement agencies, public administration bodies, the European Court of Human Rights and other international authorities whose task is to protect the rights and liberties of individuals.

The CDZ lawyers involved in the project include Ewa Don-Siemion and Piotr Kryczek, Partners, and Weronika Papucewicz.

Ewa Don-Siemion Participates in Mentors4Starters Program

The Mentors4Starters program was conceived and organized by Global Shapers Warsaw Hub, part of an international network based in the largest global cities. The Global Shapers Community was set up by the World Economic Forum. The key objective of the Mentors4Starters foundation is to promote mentoring in Poland for those intending to launch their own start-ups or planning a career in corporate or international organizations..

As part of the program, Ewa Don-Siemion will share her expertise, tools and knowledge of the business services sector, legal services outsourcing and advice to international companies on Polish labor law.

Visit CDZ’s Stand at the 6th Lawyer Internship and Work Fair

On 15 and 16 March 2016 the Sixth Lawyer Internship and Work Fair will be held at the University Library building in Warsaw. The fair is organized by BCSystems Legal Recruitment & Business Advisory in cooperation with the Law and Administration Faculty of Warsaw University and its Student Union. The institutional patron is the Justice Ministry of the Republic of Poland.

Visitors to CDZ’s stand will have an opportunity to meet our young lawyers who have been hired by CDZ following successful internships – they will share their advice on how to start a legal career and use interpersonal skills in teamwork. Our HR Director will also be there to speak about summer internships, working at CDZ and organizing one’s career path.

You are very welcome to visit our stand!

CDZ wins tender to provide legal services to PGE Energia Odnawialna

CDZ has been advising PGE EO since April 2015. Over the last year, we advised the company on the restructuring of its subsidiaries through M&A transactions and other means, represented it in many court proceedings, and carried out a legal due diligence analysis of Eolica Wojciechowo, a wind farm owner.

CDZ at the 5th Lawyer Internship and Work Fair

On 17 and 18 March 2015 the Fifth Lawyer Internship and Work Fair will be held in the Warsaw University Library building. CDZ is a partner of the event for the fourth time.

This year over 80 organizations will be present at the fair, including the biggest and most prestigious law firms, legal sector organizations and legal departments that are oriented towards innovative and creative work with young people. Institutional patrons of the fair include the Polish Association of Corporate Lawyers and the Association of Prosecutors of the Republic of Poland. 

CDZ a patron of the Arts

CDZ supports the IMKA Theater as part of its Corporate Culture Responsibility (CCR).

The IMKA Theater’s plays are intended for a broad audience that seeks more than just entertainment. In addition to good fun and a dose of laughter, the theater offers plays based on outstanding literature that pose fundamental questions and are food for thought.

During this season, we will see Dziady (Forefathers’ Eve) by Adam Mickiewicz directed by Radoslaw Rychcik, Król Ubu (Ubu Roi) by Alfred Jarry directed by Jan Klata and Dzienniki (Diaries) by Witold Gombrowicz directed by Mikołaj Grabowski, among others.

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