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Mr Zbigniew Korba
Banking & Finance
Zbigniew Korba is an attorney-at-law admitted to practice in Poland and a Partner in Deloitte Legal. He focuses on banking & finance, but is also active in real estate, restructuring, corporate and commercial law.
Zbigniew is a graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Warsaw and British Centre for English and European Legal Studies organised in Warsaw by University of Cambridge. He also studied at Katholieke Universiteit Leuven in Belgium.
Zbigniew has vast experience in financial transactions, in which he represented banks and financial institutions as well as private Polish and foreign investors. He has provided legal advice to clients on various matters concerning investments, during capital group restructuring, corporate disputes, negotiation of contracts, and regulatory issues, in particular with regard to clients operating in the financial and real estate sectors. He led more than 100 various transactions and many complex regulatory projects in the financial sector, including in the biggest banks and insurance companies (such as e.g. most recently implementation of GDPR, PSD2, AML regulations). He assists clients in inbound and outbound investments (e.g. PKO BP, China Construction Bank, PZU Group, Prime Kapital) including EU passporting of regulated activities.
Before joining Deloitte Legal in 2012, Zbigniew was the head of the company law / M&A and banking & finance practices at PwC Legal for three years and earlier had worked with Salans (now Dentons) for twelve years.
Arbitrator in the arbitration court at the Polish Financial Supervision Authority
In October 2020, Deloitte Legal, Ostrowski, Gizicki i Wspólnicy sp.k. hired a large part of White & Case M. Studniarek i Wspólnicy – Kancelaria Prawna sp.k.‘s banking team, including Tomasz Ostrowski (who took over as managing partner) and transactional specialist Aneta Urban. This followed the arrival of Mateusz Ordyk from PwC Legal Zelaznicki sp.k. at the beginning of 2020, boosting the firm’s coverage of fintech regulatory issues. The firm is well-known for undertaking high-level regulatory projects for financial institutions, but it is also strong on the transactional side, where it handles leasing matters, real estate finance, corporate finance, acquisition finance and asset finance transactions. The team is led by ‘calm and business-oriented‘ Zbigniew Korba, who handles both regulatory and transactional work.