Area of specialization

  • Permanent and casual legal advisory
  • Legal opinions and analysis of legal risks
  • Establishment of companies, including establishment of banks and financial institutions, in Poland and Sweden
  • Business negotiations
  • Due diligence process (companies, real estate)
  • Representation of clients’ interests in the legislative procedure
  • Representation of clients in courts and supervisory authorities (e.g. FSA) in Poland and Sweden
  • Internal courses and trainings

We conduct trainings designed to our client’s needs. Trainings subject: collateral – including mortgage and registered pledge, compliance, AML. We encourage you to read the information about our experience in conducting trainings in the Publications & Performance section.

Expertise

  • Establishment of banks in Poland and Sweden
  • Negotiations on import credit with Bank of China
  • Representation before Polish and Swedish FSA
  • Preparation of bank internal documentation: instructions, procedures, policies, general conditions of contracts, bank guarantee
  • Preparation of documentation for syndicated loans
  • Transformation of a bank into a branch of a credit institution
  • Transfer of banking enterprise, including loan portfolio, between a bank and a branch of a credit institution in Poland
  • Liquidation of a bank
  • Legal advisory on the implementation of innovative business solutions
  • Legal advisory on introduction of new financial products
  • Negotiations with and preparation of contracts with brokerage houses
  • Legal advisory for investment funds
  • Legal advisory for employee pension funds
  • Analysis of the rights and obligations of structured products providers
  • Preparation of documentation and legal advisory on the bonds and shares issue, including convertible bonds
  • Implementation of MiFID in banks
  • CRD IV/CRR impact on cooperative banks
  • Preparation of draft resolutions and internal documents for companies
  • Preparation of documentation for general meetings of shareholders
  • Representation of shareholders
  • Shareholders agreements
  • Legal analysis of the financial assistance project for foreign companies
  • Organisation and holding a compliance function in banks
  • Preparation of documentation for AML (anti-money laundering) and bank outsourcing
  • Preparation KYC (know your client) procedures
  • Preparation and conducting of training for institutions obliged under AML Act
  • Preparation of internal consumer credit documentation, including Standard European Consumer Credit Information Sheet
  • Analysis and preparation of contract templates for avoiding unfair contract terms (abusive clauses)
  • Preparation of procedures for personal data protection
  • Advisory on financial services at a distance provided by means of modern technology
  • Cooperation with venture capital funds
  • Bond issues with the introduction on the Catalyst debentures market
  • Share issues with the introduction on NewConnect share market
  • Legal advisory on leasing transactions
  • Preparation of documentation for factoring and forfaiting
  • Analysis of insolvency risks from the perspective of safety of financing and collateral
  • Participation in insolvency procedure, including secondary cross-border insolvency
  • Representation of financial institution debtor in the preliminary insolvency procedure
  • Legal advisory on the implementation of authorization and settlement system based on modern technologies
  • Implementation of payment cards in banks: preparation of internal contract templates and internal regulations; negotiation of contracts with VISA and Master Card
  • Legal advisory on the implementation of electronic payment instruments to the business structure
  • Legal advisory on the implementation of the business model associated with payment credit
  • Implementation of the Payment Services Directive in banks
  • Legal advisory on the implementation of innovative e-banking and mobile payments
  • Preparation of the Pre-Accession Report for The European Commission about the Polish banking law and adaptation to UE law and preparation of the draft of Consumer Credit Act
  • Preparation of privacy policies and personal data safety instructions for Polish and foreign financial institutions
  • Legal advisory on the implementation of bancassurance based business model
  • Databases reporting and preparation of applications to Inspector General for the Protection of Personal Data (GIODO)
  • Preparation of opinions on the transfer of personal data to countries outside the EEA
  • Advisory on selection of the appropriate security interest
  • Establishment of collaterals, including mortgages and registered pledges
  • Preparation of bills of exchange and promissory notes along with analysis of the risks associated therewith, including mortgage-backed promissory notes/ bills of exchange and promissory notes/ bills of exchange declarations
  • Preparation of bank guarantees documentation
  • Legal advisory on alienation (transfer of ownership as security for a debt)
  • Preparation of documentation for trusts and escrow accounts
  • Analysis of insolvency risks concerning real property encumbrances and collaterals