On 6th of October Sejm passed the Law on Amending Laws to Counter Usury. The law amends the Civil Code, the Code of Civil Procedure, the Criminal Code, the Banking Law and other legislation to better protect borrowers.
On October 28, 2022, with the participation of lawyers from the litigation department of the law firm Babiaczyk, Skrocki and Partners, an out-of-court settlement was concluded between the Firm’s Client and its contractor.
On the 6th of October 2022. The Parliament passed a law amending the National Court Register Act and certain other laws. The amendment implements Directive 2019/1151 of the European Parliament and of the Council (EU) of 20 June 2019 amending Directive (EU) 2017/1132 as regards the use of digital tools and processes in company law.
On the 6th of October 2022 Sejm passed an amendment of the Law on Consumer Rights and certain other laws. The amendment implements Directive 2019/770 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20 May 2019 on certain aspects concerning contracts for the supply of digital content and digital services as well as Directive 2019/771 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20 May 2019 on certain aspects concerning contracts for the sale of goods.
On July 14th, 2022 the Council of Ministers referred to the Sejm a draft law amending the Law on Wind Power Investments and certain other laws. The draft is related to the current so-called “10h” rule, which in practice almost completely blocks the establishment of new wind power plants in Poland.
In August, the lawyers of the law firm Babiaczyk, Skrocki and Partners, representing one of the firm’s clients – a company in the construction industry specializing in the construction of storage and industrial facilities – successfully brought to a conclusion negotiations on a construction contract implemented in the “design and build” mode, covering a facility whose value, including the installed technology, exceeds EUR 100 million.