The database of rulings of Polish administrative courts already includes multiple ones related to entries into the Register of domains used to offer gambling games in contravention of the Polish Gambling Act ("Register").
Former PwC Legal Partner and Head of TMT/IP & Data Protection Gerard Karp has joined DWF as a Partner and Head of the firm's newly established Personal Data Protection, Cyber Security, and Technology Compliance practice in Poland. Former PwC Counsels Marian Giersz and Pawel Dudojc will be joining him in DWF's new practice as Counsels.
Over the years, all countries in the CEE region have drawn best-practice models from the West, particularly in legal, economic, and business terms. In a number of CEE countries, offices of international law firms opened in response to the needs of their global clients and market opportunities. These firms played a significant role and introduced their know-how to the legal market. Parallel to this, strong local players emerged in each of these countries, changing the competitive environment and challenging the international ones. Over the last few years, you can see a revision of the need to maintain a presence in the region by some international law firms, most notably Magic Circle and White Shoe firms.
Baker McKenzie has advised People Can Fly on its acquisition of Canada-based Game On Creative, Inc. The transaction provides for a share swap with PCF shares and the reinvestment of Game On's founder in PCF. DWF Poland advised Game On Creative on Polish legal matters and Miller Thomson advised the company on Canadian aspects.