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Poland: new support scheme for renewable energy sources
  • Schoenherr
  • Poland
  • September 23 2013

Poland's Ministry of Economy ("ME") has stated that the support scheme for renewable energy sources ("RES") in the country will be completely changed


Outsourcing of banking activities - current controversies and proposed amendments
  • Schoenherr
  • Poland
  • February 21 2011

According to estimates by the Polish Bank Association, 75.9 of banks in Poland use outsourcing and a further 13.8 plan to commission certain activities to external enti-ties.


Changes in perpetual usufruct help property holders
  • Schoenherr
  • Poland
  • October 4 2012

Recent changes to the right of perpetual usufruct came with the amendment to the rules for converting the right of perpetual usufruct into the right of ownership and annual fees updates, adopted by the Polish Parliament on 28 July 2011.


Poland: act on payment terms
  • Schoenherr
  • Poland
  • June 11 2013

On 28 April 2013, the new Act on Payment Dates in Commercial Transactions ("Act") came into force. The Act provides for statutory payment terms of


Has the European Court of Human Rights Officially Allowed Employers to Read Employee's Private E-mails?
  • Schoenherr
  • Poland, Romania, Austria, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, European Union, Hungary
  • February 25 2016

Employers often wish to monitor how their employees use work computing facilities during office hours. In a recent judgment (Barbulescu v Romania


Shale gas in Europe - soon in a jurisdiction near you?
  • Schoenherr
  • USA, Poland, Romania, European Union
  • August 6 2013

Shale gas confronts Brussels with the challenge of recognising its potential and future role in the European energy policy. Any shale gas policy the


Poland: Act on Windfarms and Amendments to the Act on Renewable Energy Sources
  • Schoenherr
  • Poland
  • July 4 2016

On 27 June 2016 the Polish President signed a new bill introducing changes to the Act on Renewable Energy Sources ("Amending Act"). On 22 June 2016


Banking secrecy in CEE - one region, different rules
  • Schoenherr
  • Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Austria, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary
  • February 13 2018

Despite ongoing harmonisation and the regulatory pressure on banks to reduce NPL quotas, banking secrecy rules in various jurisdictions still create


Poland: Amendments to the Polish Civil Code and Civil Procedure Code Coming into Force in 2016
  • Schoenherr
  • Poland
  • December 21 2015

In 2016 important amendments to the Civil Code and the Civil Procedure Code in Poland will come into force. Most of the amendments aim to modernise


Is it legal to post employee photos on the web?
  • Schoenherr
  • Poland
  • August 16 2011

Under the provisions of Polish law, employers are entitled to obtain their employees’ personal data.