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Wolf Theiss

UL. MOKOTOWSKA 49, 00-542 WARSAW, POLAND
Tel:
Work +48 22 378 89 00
Fax:
Fax +48 22 378 89 01
Email:
Web:
www.wolftheiss.com

Peter Daszkowski

Tel:
Work +48 22 3788900
Email:
Wolf Theiss Rechtsanwalte GmbH & CoKG

Work Department

Corporate / M&A, Real Estate & Construction, Employment.

Position

Partner, Wolf Theiss, since 2013, specialising in Restructuring, Arbitration, Commercial Law, Insolvency Law, Privatisations.

Career

Managing Partner, Beiten Burkhardt P. Daszkowski Sp. k., Warsaw, Poland, 2001 – 2012; Managing Partner and member of the management board of Clifford Chance Pünder, Warsaw, Poland, 1999 – 2000; Managing Partner, Pünder, Volhard, Weber & Axster, Warsaw, Poland, 1995 – 1999; Associate, Pünder, Volhard, Weber & Axster, Düsseldorf, Germany, 1993 – 1995.

Languages

Polish, German, English.

Member

German Bar Association; Circuit Chamber of Legal Counsel in Warsaw; International Bar Association.

Education

University of Bonn, Germany (second state examination), 1993.


Poland

Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

Wolf Theiss is most noted for handling construction and real estate disputes, but it is also regularly instructed on contentious IP and IT issues, tax disputes, bankruptcy litigation and financial criminal matters. Peter Daszkowski represents a number of Raiffeisen Group companies in a series of disputes connected with a failed acquisition of Krakow real estate, including a claim for Evolution Gamma against the owner of the real estate alleging illegal establishment of a mortgage. Marcin Asłanowicz leads the team, which also includes Paweł Wysocki.

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Employment

Within: Employment

The 'pro-active' team at Wolf Theiss is noted for its expertise in outsourcing matters, particularly for German and Austrian clients. 'OutstandingAgnieszka Nowak-Błaszczak assisted HedgeServ with the employment aspects of the establishment of a branch in Poland. Co-managing partner Peter Daszkowski leads the department and has experience in employment litigation.

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Legal Developments by:
Wolf Theiss Rechtsanwalte GmbH & CoKG

  • EU TRANSACTION TAX: ADDITIONAL BURDENS ON BANKS?

    The finance ministers of the European Union met again last week to discuss the plan of introducing a single EU financial transaction tax. According to the plan, a 0.1 percent tax would be levied on bond and capital transactions, while a 0.01 percent tax would be charged on derivatives transactions.
    - Wolf Theiss

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  • KZP has advised EPP on the acquisition of King Cross Marcelin shopping centre

    Kochański Zięba & Partners law firm (KZP) advises EPP on its EUR 91.1 million acquisition of King Cross Marcelin shopping centre in Poznan – EPP’s first entry into Poznan.
  • Kochanski Zieba & Partners advised Groupe Beneteau on the aqcuisition of Delphia Yachts

    Kochanski Zieba & Partners (KZP) advised Groupe Beneteau (France), one of the two largest sailing and power boat manufacturers globally, on its transaction with Delphia Yachts – Poland’s leading boatbuilder. As a result of this transaction, the rights to sailing and power boat designs, and the building and marketing activities of the Delphia and Maxi Yacht brands were acquired.
  • Are you up to date on important Polish labour law matters?

    As an employer it is vital that you are informed on new labour law related issues that could negatively affect your organisation. In this legal insights we explore a number of these important legal points. read more...
  • Kochański Zieba & Partners wins the case of Jan Rokita against Konrad Kornatowski

    By its judgment dated 19 June 2015 entered in the case brought by Jan Rokita against Konrad Kornatowski (former Police Commander in Chief), the Regional Court in Warsaw allowed the claim and rendered unenforceable the 2009 judgment of the Court of Appeal ordering Jan Rokita to make a statement of apology to Konrad Kornatowski in Dziennik newspaper.
  • Kochański Zięba & Partners wins the case for the editors-in-chief of “Fakt” and Fakt.pl agains

    On 13 August 2015, the Court of Appeal in Warsaw dismissed in its entirety an action brought by the General Inspectorate for Road Transport against Robert Feluś and Grzegorz Jankowski for publication of a correction to the press release entitled “Libacja inspektorów od radarów ”. The article was published in “Fakt Gazeta Codzienna” on 27 September 2013.
  • Kochański Zięba & Partners wins a case for Ringier Axel Springer Polska (RASP) against Kata

    On 26 June 2015, the Regional Court in Warsaw dismissed in its entirety a claim filed by Katarzyna Tusk against Ringier Axel Springer Polska (RASP) represented by Kochański Zięba Rapala & Partners Law Firm.
  • Kochański Zięba & Partners wins a case for a Former Editor-in-Chief of FAKT.PL

    On 1 October 2015, the Court of Appeal in Warsaw  reversed the judgment of the Regional Court in Warsaw announced on 2 February 2015 in the case brought by Marek Falenta against Michał Wodziński (the former editor of Fakt.pl) and dismissed the action for publication, on the fakt.pl portal, of corrections to the following press articles: “Tak żyje kelner od afery taśmowej” (“This Is How the Tape Scandal Waiter Lives”), “Tak ”Król węgla” chciał obalić Tuska?” (“Is This How the ‘Coal King’ Wanted to Overthrow Tusk?”), “Węglowy król: jakie ma haki na premiera?” (“The Coal King: What Does He Have on the Prime Minister?”), “Adwokat Falenty z pluskwą w teczce?” (“Falenta’s Lawyer With a Bug in His Briefcase?”), “Nowa hipoteza: Trio frustratów stoi za taśmami” (“The New Hypothesis:  There’s a Trio of Frustrated People Behind the Tapes”), “Tak mieszka król węgla od afery taśmowej” (“This Is How the Tape Scandal Coal King Lives”).
  • Employee monitoring in the modern business services sector

    As the modern business services market continues to experience explosive growth in Poland, it is worth keeping in mind the legal issues surrounding practices related to monitoring of employees. The line between lawful and unlawful monitoring practices is at times unclear, and issues of personal data protection also must be kept in mind.
  • Processing personal data in the BPO/SSC sector

    Personal data protection generates a large number of difficulties in the day-to-day activity of service centres. This results from the complicated processes surrounding the processing of personal data in international corporations and the unique nature of the BPO/SSC industry, but also from the restrictive requirements of Polish law regarding personal data. 
  • Common minimum wage in Germany

    New minimum wage act sets lowest hourly remuneration for workers at Euro 8.50 from 1 January 2015. This regulation will have crucial impact on undertakings from other countries providing their services in Germany. Foreign employers will have to comply with the new law and pay their employees staying in Germany at least Euro 8.50 per hour.