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There is a question circulating on the Internet right now: Who led the digital transformation of your company? Possible answers are: a) CEO; b) CTO; c) COVID-19. Which answer is correct?

Ewa Kurowska-Tober, Partner and Head of the DLA Piper’s Intellectual Property and New Technologies practice in Warsaw, has become a global Co-Chair of the firm’s Data Protection, Privacy, and Security Sub-Group, joining fellow Co-Chairs Andrew Dyson (in Leeds) and Carolyn Bigg (in Hong Kong).

The European Green Deal is a new growth strategy invented to reshape the EU economy. In the eyes of the European Commission, its scale exceed even post-war transformation in the West and post-Soviet transition in the East. The EU believes that is able to turn the urgent challenge of climate change into a unique opportunity to become a digital and green leader of the world.

SSW Pragmatic Solutions has advised Polish resin manufacturer LERG S.A. on the acquisition of CIECH Zywice, another Polish resin manufacturer. The value of the transaction, based on the purchase price of its shares, is approximately PLN 160 million (approximately EUR 36 million). 

New legislation that affects investments in Polish entities by investors from outside the EEA and OECD will enter into force on 24 July 2020. The Act on Control of Certain Investments (the "Act"), recently amended by the so-called Anti-Crisis Shield Act, empowers the President of the Office for Competition and Consumer Protection (the "OCCP") to review foreign investments on the grounds of public security, order and health. The new screening mechanism will apply over the next two years. 

Aleksandra Krawczyk, Kinga Slomka, Dominika Szachniewicz, and Witold Slawinski have been promoted to Partner at SDZLegal Schindhelm in Poland.

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