Mr Marcin Bartczak > Dentons > Warsaw, Poland > Lawyer Profile

Dentons
UL. ZAJECZA 4
00-351 WARSZAWA
POLAND
Poland

Work Department

Capital Markets, Financial Institutions

Position

Marcin Bartczak has more than 25 years of experience advising on Polish and EU regulations governing financial markets. He assists major institutional players operating in the Polish banking sector and capital market in their efforts to implement European regulations of key importance for their services and investment activities, such as MiFID II, BMR, IDD, PRIIP, EMIR, PSD II, AML IV, EMD II, UCITS and AIFMD. He has unique expertise in all aspects related to the implementation of the EU Benchmarks Regulation (BMR) gained when providing comprehensive advice on the process of harmonizing the WIBID and WIBOR reference rates and stock exchange indices with the requirements of the Regulation.

His broad experience encompasses projects related to the implementation of investment fund structures, admission of securities to public trading, as well as preparation and negotiation of standard documentation for futures contracts and derivatives, including participation in preparing recommendations of the Polish Banks Association related to standard documentation for derivatives transactions. He also advises on insurance law, in particular on regulatory aspects and developing insurance risk management strategies.

Career

Of Counsel at Dentons since 2021, previously Partner and Co-Head of Dentons’ Europe Financial Institutions Regulatory practice (2007-2020). Prior to that he worked at Clifford Chance, Citibank and Animex Bank.

Languages

Polish, English.

Memberships

Admitted to the Polish bar since 1997.

Education

University of Warsaw, Master of Laws.

Lawyer Rankings

Poland > Investment funds

The team at Dentons is well regarded for its ‘exceptional expertise and perfect timing‘ when it comes to investment fund law. The group advises on the implementation of fund structures, particularly in relation to dedicated closed-end funds, the renegotiation of contracts with fund management companies, as well as regulatory issues. Key figures in the group are corporate and capital markets lawyer Jakub Celiński, and of counsels Marcin Bartczak and Inga Dulska, both of whom clients perceive as ‘great experts in the funds market‘.