10 Years of Group Proceedings (Class Actions) In Poland

  • Agnieszka Trzaska

Group proceedings (a Polish style of class action) have been functioning in the Polish system already for a decade. 19 July 2020 marked 10 years since the entry into force of the Act of 17 December 2009 on Pursuing Claims in Group Proceedings which introduced the class action into Polish procedural reality. How can these ten years be summarised? In...

Class & Group Actions 2020 – Poland

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Advocate Agnieszka Trzaska became the author of the Polish part of the comparative legal analysis The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Class & Group Actions, published by Global Legal Group. This guide provides a comprehensive, global legal analysis of group procedure rules. It provides a comprehensive overview of 21 jurisdictions. All chapters have been developed by leading lawyers and branch...

The Class Actions Law Review 2019 – Poland

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Once again, Agnieszka Trzaska, attorney at law, as a member of the unique group - The Law Reviews Expert Panel - international experts involved in the development of legal analyses in the most significant jurisdictions in the world, writes about changes in group proceedings in Poland. The publication, The Class Actions Law Review 2019, is available for download below.

The Change of Regulations Will Streamline Class Actions

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As reported by “Rynek Prawniczy”, the Kubas Kos Gałkowski law firm represented injured parties in a class action concerning the government and local government administration bodies’ liability for damages suffered during the flooding in the spring of 2010. After proceedings lasting for seven years, in October 2017 the Regional Court in Krakow ruled that the State Treasury, represented by the...

Dominik Gałkowski, Attorney-at-Law, on Class Action in Poland

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On 27 November 2017, Dominik Gałkowski, attorney-at-law and partner at Kubas Kos Gałkowski, appeared in Editor Marek Domagalski's programme #RZECZoPRAWIE on Rzeczpospolita TV, the Internet television of the Rzeczpospolita daily. The main topic of the discussion was group proceedings in Poland and the rejected action against VW. During the interview, Mr. Gałkowski answered, among other things, the question whether most...

Advocate Agnieszka Trzaska becomes a member of The Law Reviews Expert Panel 2018

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Advocate Agnieszka Trzaska as a member of the unique groupThe Law Reviews Expert Panel – international experts involved in the development of legal analyses in the most significant jurisdictions in the world, writes about changes in the scope of group proceedings in Poland. The publication The Class Actions Law Review 2018, is available for download below.

Class & Group Actions 2017 – Poland

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Advocate Agnieszka Trzaska became the author of the Polish part of the comparative legal analysis The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Class & Group Actions, published by Global Legal Group. This guide provides a comprehensive, global legal analysis of group procedure rules. It provides a comprehensive overview of 19 jurisdictions. All chapters have been developed by leading lawyers and branch...

Swiss Franc Loan Holders Score a Point in Disputes with Banks

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TEMIDA | Just before the Supreme Court hearing, the bank withdrew the cassation regarding the low contribution insurance. The withdrawal of the cassation complaint means that the bank reimburses its customers for the insurance premiums paid for low own contribution. For other borrowers, this is not necessarily a good ending. They Won PLN 60 Thousand In December 2007, spouses Sandrine...

Special Courts for Holders of Swiss Franc Loans in Lawyers’ Assessment

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Lawyers are sceptical in their assessment of establishing special courts for holders of loans in Swiss francs. The specialisation of judges may, however, prove useful. Marek Niechciał, President of the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection, wants to suggest the establishment of special departments in courts dealing with, among others, foreign currency loans to the Minister of Justice. They are...

Class & Group Actions 2016 – Poland

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Advocate Agnieszka Trzaska became the author of the Polish part of the comparative legal analysis The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Class & Group Actions, published by Global Legal Group. This guide provides a comprehensive, global legal analysis of group procedure rules. It provides a comprehensive overview of 21 jurisdictions. All chapters have been developed by leading lawyers and branch...