Consultancy in the area of preparation of public private partnership projects conducted by the Polish Agency for Enterprise Development, entitled “Water Tower Revitalisation including Development of the Surrounding Area” for the Museum of Silesia in Katowice.
KSP provided advice in the course of sale of a large foil and packaging manufacturer based in Tychy to an investor operating in this sector of industry. KSP advisors participated in negotiations, drafted the sale and investment contracts, provided advice on settlement of projects co-financed from the EU funds obtained by the enterprise before the planned transaction. After accounting for the transaction, KSP provided advice on tax settlements relating to the transaction and on liquidation of the company which owned the enterprise to be sold.
KSP provided advice with respect to transformation of a limited liability company operating in the field of renewable energy into a joint stock company with the aim of floating its shares outside the regulated market under the alternative trading system (New Connect) and gaining capital.
The KSP tax team carried out VAT and CIT audits in a higher education institution in Krakow. The project included verification of the accuracy of settlements, identification of potential errors in the analysed transaction and accounting procedures, defining the tax risks and determination of the ways to minimize them.
KSP professionals provided advice to the Adam Mickiewicz University of Poznan in the course of selection of a private partner for a project of design, construction, management and maintenance of a set of dormitories within the Morasko Campus in Poznan.
The KSP team provided legal and tax advice to a leading producer of quads at the stage of factory construction/setting up a production facility in the Special Economic Zone. The services included accounting for the public aid in the form of income tax exemption resulting from the costs of the new project in the Special Economic Zone of Wałbrzych (“INVEST PARK”), services in the area of changed conditions of operation within the SEZ and preparation of an application to the Minister of Economy for a change of the permit.
The KSP tax team carried out a CIT audit in one of Poland’s largest transport companies. The project was intended to optimise tax settlements and gain savings. As a result of the audit, the Law Firm identified an area for potential optimisation, to the amount of over PLN 4 million, in particular involving the costs of promotion, entertainment and advertising as well as compensation and liquidated damages.
A team of KSP tax experts has provided comprehensive assistance to a client, a global manufacturer and distributor of foods, with respect to obtaining public aid in the form of exemption from real property tax in connection with implementation of a new project in a Polish commune of Kąty Wrocławskie. The scope of services included, without limitation, application to the Community Authorities for interpretation of regulations, drawing up a notification of the intended use of the public aid, carrying out a review intended to determine the scope of the public aid.
Preparation of a legal due diligence of the Municipal Waste Management Company (MZGK). The due diligence was carried out in respect of potential transaction of purchase of MZGK’s shares or other form of financing of the company operations. The project was supervised by Mr Tomasz Srokosz, KSP Partner.
On 14 January 2015, the Supreme Administrative Court of Warsaw dismissed a cassation complaint lodged by Destylarnia Sobieski S.A. against a judgment of the Province Administrative Court (WSA) of Warsaw dated 22 January 2014 (file VI SA/Wa 1958/13), which upheld the decision of the Patent Office of the Republic of Poland cancelling the protection of the word mark Krupnik. Destylarnia Sobieski S.A. held a legal monopoly with respect to the Krupnik mark, pursuant to a decision issued by the Patent Office of the Republic of Poland of 9 September 1997. The proceedings, conducted by KSP lawyers Tomasz Srokosz and Natalia Gaweł for more than 3 years, proved that the decision was defective. The NSA emphasized that the Krupnik mark had no features permitting to recognise it as a trademark (file II FSK 1815/14).
Our Law Office represents the project owner in construction of an all-year sport and recreation centre planned to be opened at the end of 2016. KSP supported the client in such aspects as purchase of lands, cooperation with the local authorities regarding re-construction of access roads to the centre, deforestation permits, preparation of work regulations and pay policies.