Agnieszka Suchecka-Tarnacka is a counsel in the K&L Gates Warsaw office. She practices in all areas of Polish law and is particularly experienced in civil and administrative litigation, especially in construction disputes as well as in the representation of nonprofit foundations. She also represents clients before the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg, France. Agnieszka has developed particular experience in the licensing of food, drugs, and cosmetics. On behalf of a producers group, she counseled on reform initiatives in the area of food and drug regulation. She continues to work in the area of the conformance of Polish food law to European Union standards with particular emphasis on matters concerning food for particular nutritional use (PARNUTS) and food supplements. She has also broad experience in the regulatory field concerning clinical trials of medicinal products and medicinal devices.
The beginning of the year is often a time when numerous changes in law occur. It is no different this year. On 1 January 2017 entered into force the Act on amendments to certain acts to improve the legal environment of businesses (Journal of Laws 2016.2255). This is one of the package of 18 acts… Continue Reading
Since January 1, 2016 new regulations have been in force regarding interest payments. The act of 9 October, 2015 came into force then regarding amendments to the act on the terms of payments of commercial transactions, the civil code as well as other acts, further the “Amendment” (Journal of Laws from 2015 item 1830). A… Continue Reading
Conciliatory proceedings (art. 184 and the subsequent articles of the Code of Civil Procedure) are a very useful tool. Their primary function as foreseen by the legislature is to allow the feuding parties to settle before the court, and thus amicably, without the need to institute time-consuming and expensive litigation. A court settlement is a… Continue Reading
Today we are having a look at court experts. The issue of the competencies of court experts has emerged recently in the context of the work of an expert valuating a watch of government Minister Nowak. It was not a flattering episode.
Recent amendments to the Code of Civil Procedure (“CCP”) entered into force on 7 July 2013¹. They are both an example of a good and fast response of the legislature to some of the problems encountered in the practice of the courts and law enforcement agencies and, in part, to effective legislative lobbying from legal… Continue Reading
There have been numerous press reports recently that large retail chains will change the rules of cooperation with their suppliers. Moreover, blunt newspaper headlines proclaimed that “shelf payments are a thing of the past”. If this is correct, then the change in trade policies pursued by chains in Poland is a good example of a… Continue Reading
I was inspired to write this by an interview published in Rzeczypospolita newspaper with Prof. Julie MacFarlane from the Law Faculty of the University of Windsor in Canada titled: “A lawyer cannot just be a brain on the stick [Polish title: “Prawnik nie może być tylko mózgiem na kiju”].
because they are complicated and thus challenging, because they last so long that become a legend, but it happens that although apparently easy and short, they are so original and interesting that we remember them. And I want to tell you about the case just like.
If you are just reading this post, it cannot be accidental. This is a new blog that is interesting for lawyer-practitioners and litigators, but not only, we believe. From now on you have an open invitation to join us at the table at which my outstanding colleagues are already seated. It is going to be… Continue Reading