Greenberg Traurig has helped Zygmunt Solorz, the founder and major shareholder of Grupa Polsat, purchase 200 thousand genetic tests to be used by all Ministry of Health laboratories in Poland to diagnose the coronavirus. The tests were purchased for PLN 16 million.
The purchase also included eight diagnostic devices – thermal cyclers and automatic extraction systems – genetic tests and disposable materials necessary to conduct 200 thousand tests. The tests will be provided to Polish citizens and donated to the Polish Ministry of Health for the purpose identifying and isolating the infected.
In March 2020, the Warsaw office of Greenberg Traurig launched a Covid-19 pro bono program for micro, small, and medium-sized entrepreneurs, whom the firm helps to implement the tax and labor-related components of the “crisis shield” as well as analyze and renegotiate the agreements which they will not able to comply with due to the outbreak.
Greenberg Traurig's team consisted of Managing Partner Jaroslaw Grzesiak.