The National Congress of Science

On 19-20 of September 2017, Izabela Kowalewska, legal counsel, participated in the National Congress of Science (NKN) in Cracow, which was a summary of 9 previous program conferences. Under the NKN the basic assumptions of the project so-called Act 2.0 – “Constitution for Science” were presented. This law consolidates the existing regulations governing higher education system. The project envisages in particular: broadening of the university autonomy, increasing of the…



The Bill of Act amending the Microorganisms and Genetically Modified Organisms Act and other acts.

The Bill of Act amending the Microorganisms and Genetically Modified Organisms Act and other acts amend the current Microorganisms and Genetically Modified Organisms Act of 22 June 2001 (Journal of Laws of 2015, item 806 and 2016) Item 2003). In the explanatory justifiability it was pointed out that the main purpose of the bill is:   ·       Supplement of the implementation to the Polish Law provisions of the Directive…



Doing Business in Poland

  Doing Business 2016: Measuring Regulatory Quality and Efficiency, has just been published (October 27, 2015; The thirteenth edition of this World Bank Group flagship publication reveals that Poland has climbed three notches up in the ranking and as of June 1, 2015, is number 25 on the list ( It is worth noting that not so long ago, namely in 2009, Poland languished in the 76th position,…



New post on our blog – special protection of exhibits in Poland.

Today we invite you to take a glance at  a new post of Szymon Gajda, who describes incoming changes in polish law. This time our Partner focus on special protection of exhibits  which will be in force since November 2015.



BGST sponsors ALLEGRO conference

On October 1, 2015, Allegro hosted yet another, sixth in fact, edition of the Conference under the Cooperation in Rights Protection Program. The conference regularly gathers representatives of Polish and foreign brands and, traditionally, aims to procure cooperation in respect of measures ensuring the protection of intellectual property on the largest on-line trading platform in Poland – Allegro (cf. The sixth edition of the Conference was proudly sponsored…



Schrems v Data Protection Commissioner

Through the judgment dated October 6, 2015, the Court of Justice of the European Union (hereinafter: CJEU) invalidated the Commission Decision 2000/520 / EC of July 26, 2000 (hereinafter: Decision), and consequently voided the U.S.-EU Safe Harbor Framework of its significance as a guarantee of an adequate level of personal data protection. Permit me to recall to your memory that the Safe Harbor Framework was once developed by the…



Rafał Tołwiński has advise TORUS on the sale of the Alchemia I

Rafał Tołwiński, partner of our law firm has advise Torus on the sale of the Alchemia I office building. Here you can find more information about transaction.



New post on our blog: Bank Enforcement Order violates Constitution

Today we published new post on our blog: Bank Enforcement Order violates Constitution What is Bank Enforcement Order in polish law system? Questioned and abolished article 96(1) and 97(1) of the Banking Act give the banks right to issue Bank Enforcement Order (BTE), after that BTE may constitute the basis for enforcement conducted in accordance with the provisions of the Code of Civil Proceedings after being affixed with an execution…



Amendments to the Act on the Protection of Personal Data

From the beginning of 2015 an amendments to the Act on the Protection of Personal Data came into force. Changes concern the extension of entitlements and duties of the Personal Data Protection Official (Administrator Bezpieczeństwa Informacji – ABI). The main aim of the amendments is to harmonize polish law with the Directive 95/46 EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 24 October 1995 on the protection…



Beach Volleyball Business Cup 2015

On Saturday and Sunday (June 27-28) took place Volleyball Business Cup 2015 r. organized by Mrs Monika Reszko form Human Concept & Solutions. Event promotes common competition in beach volleyball tournament combined with integration of polish and foreign businessmen and experience exchange, not only experience in Sport. BGST supported the event form the legal side and also had put it’s own team in force: Piotr Grubba, Piotr Czarnecki &…