Domański Zakrzewski Palinka

We have the pleasure of informing you that the law firm Domański Zakrzewski Palinka has for the ninth time been nominated for Chambers Europe Awards in the Poland Law Firm of the Year category. As previously, the jury did not divide firms into domestic and international. In Poland five law firms were nominated, including DZP, which is one of two independent Polish law firms.

Yesterday evening Polityka Insight announced the results of its first Ranking of Regulatory Law Firms 2016. We are pleased to inform you that our law firm has been distinguished in three out of five categories:

We are pleased to inform you that our law firm has once again been nominated in the prestigious The Lawyer European Awards 2016. This year we are mentioned in two categories: Law firm of the year: Central Europe and European corporate deal of the year.

Mergermarket has just published its annual league tables showing the activity of law firms on the mergers and acquisitions market in 2015. Our experts advised on around 20 projects of a deal value of over USD 5 million (lower value transactions were not included), thanks to which we took 1st place in the Poland table. The total value of transactions finalised gave us 3rd place in the league table.

We are pleased to announce the publication of a commentary on Directive 2014/24/EU on public procurement, "Dyrektywa 2014/24/UE w sprawie zamówień publicznych. Komentarz”. The book has been written by experts in the Infrastructure and Energy Practice at Domański Zakrzewski Palinka: Katarzyna Kuźma, Partner, Wojciech Hartung, Counsel, Michał Bagłaj, Senior Associate, Tomasz Michalczyk, Senior Associate, Michał Wojciechowski, Associate and Jakub Krysa. The authors are highly experienced legal practitioners who have been advising among other things on public procurement law for many years.

We are happy to inform you that on 19 October the World Bank published a report "Benchmarking Public Procurement 2016" to which experts from the Infrastructure and Energy Practice at our law firm contributed to. The report is an invaluable source of information as it analyzes the public procurement regulatory environment in 77 countries, including Poland.

We are pleased to inform you that in a recently published Mergermarket league table, DZP took first place in Poland by number of transactions closed this year (15) and second place by transaction value. At regional level (Central & Eastern Europe) we are in fifth place by number of transactions.

On 15 October a conference will be held at Rondo ONZ 1 in Warsaw on Preparing Bankable PPP Projects in Poland organised by the International Project Finance Association (IPFA) in conjunction with Bank Gospodarstwa Krajowego and Mott MacDonald.

A monograph entitled Amendments to the Code of Civil Procedure edited by Dr hab. Agnieszka Góra-Błaszczykowska has recently been published. It contains a chapter written by Bartosz Karolczyk, Associate in DZP’s Dispute Resolution Practice, entitled "Need for new codification of civil procedural law and the structure of evidentiary proceedings de lege ferenda".