Almost a month ago, from 28 February to 1 March 2020, the XXXVII Ski Championship of the Bar took place in the Silesian Beskid Mountains. Nearly 200 advocates and bar trainees from all over Poland competed. We are pleased to announce that Partner of the TPG Law Office, advocate Mariusz Tomasik took the 1st place in alpine skiing in the giant slalom competition. Congratulations!
Today, that is on March 24 2020, an amendment to the law on consumer bankruptcy enters into force. The new version of the regulations offers debt relief for thousands of people a year – including those who are in financial trouble because of the recession related to the coronavirus pandemic. Consumer bankruptcy is now available in principle to anyone and it may significantly affect the realities of the court proceedings, says in “Dziennik Gazeta Prawna” Partner of TPG Law Office advocate Bartosz Groele. Please follow up on the article by clicking on the link below https://biznes.gazetaprawna.pl/artykuly/1462700,upadlosc-konsumencka-przepisy-uproszcza-procedure-oglaszania.html
On behalf of the Partners of the Tomasik Pakosiewicz Groele Law Office, we would like to kindly inform you that despite the crisis and an emergency situation that we are all facing, the TPG Law Office continues to provide ongoing services for your well-being and broadly understood interests. Our Partners and employees are at your disposal by phone and via means of remote communication (e-mail, Skype, What’s up, Messenger, etc.).
As the Law Office specializes in restructuring issues, we have started working on new tools, solutions and procedures that will facilitate the functioning of companies during and after the crisis. We will keep you updated on the results of our work.
On 27-28 March 2020 another conference of the European Commission INSOL Europe 2020 has been planned. It is organized by the Croatian Ministry of Justice and the Faculty of Law of the University of Zagreb. The conference focuses on the applicable law in cross-border insolvency proceedings. Advocate Bartosz Groele, who is a Partner of the TPG Law Office, has been invited to participate in this conference. As a speaker he will discuss the issues concerning the effects of foreign insolvency proceedings on arbitration proceedings in the state of recognition. The conference program has been prepared by the European Commission, INSOL Europe, the Croatian Ministry of Justice and the Faculty of Law of the University of Zagreb. For more informations please follow the link https://www.insol-europe.org/events/0/start_date/asc/colabelled
We are pleased to inform that the District Court in Bielsko-Biała has approved the arrangement in the accelerated arrangement proceedings, in which the TPG Law Office team headed by advocate Bartosz Groele, Partner at TPG Law Office, and attorney-at-law Bartosz Magnowski represented a major business enterprise in the meat processing industry. Thanks to the determination and cooperation of all interested parties, a new start for our client was possible after merely four months from the day of opening the proceedings.
On 6-7 February 2020, advocate Bartosz Groele Partner of the Law Office spoke before the students of the French National School of Justices and Prosecutors in Paris. As part of a two-day seminar, along with Jean-Luc Vallens, who is a French justice and former advocate at the Court of Appeal in Colmar, he gave a speech on the issues related to cross-border insolvency proceedings of groups of companies. The speech was well received. The next seminar will take place in September this year. We will keep you informed.
On 16 December 2019 the Supreme Court sitting in the panel of 7 judges adopted a long-awaited resolution regulating the issue of consumer bankruptcy and joint property of spouses. One of the attorneys-in-fact in this important case was the Partner of TPG Law Firm, advocate Bartosz Groele. You can read about the court ruling, reasoning and rationale, among others, in an article in Dziennik Gazeta Prawna, as well as read a more in-depth opinion of Mr. Groele on the basis of the adopted Resolution at https://prawo.gazetaprawna.pl/artykuly/1444916,upadlosc-konsumencka-wspolnosc-majatkowa-masa-upadlosci-sn creditors. html? utm_source = & utm_medium = dlvr.it linkedin . An abridged version of the Supreme Court’s rationale can be found at: https://lnkd.in/dNHCzi
We have just completed the 56th session of the Working Group V UNCITRAL (Insolvency Law) which took place on December 2-5, 2019 in Vienna. A number of representatives of UN member states took part in it. One of them, the representatives of Poland, delegated by the Ministry of Development was once again the Partner of TPG Advocate Bartosz Groele, who is an expert on restructuring, insolvency and bankruptcy law. The Polish delegation comprised also Judge Emil Szczepanik, Advocate Maciej Geromin , Legal Counsel to the General Prosecutor’s Office Maciej Szkrzypek. The main topic of the 56th session was to develop common features and principles of simplified insolvency proceedings for micro and small enterprises in difficulty. This event was extremely important in terms of changes planned in our country in the year 2020. You may find out more about the event in the report summarizing the session https://uncitral.un.org/en/working_groups/5/insolvency_law
A few days ago, the partner of TPG Law Firm Bartosz Groele spoke for Business Insider Polska. Advocate Bartosz Groele commented on recent reports on tax audits at GetBack bondholders initiated by the National Tax Administration. For further information please follow the link;https://businessinsider.com.pl/finanse/getback-kas-kontroluje-obligatariuszy-windykacyjnej-spolki/9ex60lp
Partner of TPG Law Firm advocate Bartosz Groele is one of the co-authors of the comprehensive publication of the 2nd edition of the Commercial Law System. Volume 6 “Restructuring and bankruptcy law”, which thoroughly discusses issues related to the restructuring and bankruptcy law after the introduced changes. This publication has just been released.