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Poland:  How to Determine the Witness’s Address?

By Małgorzata Krzyżowska Małgorzata Krzyżowska

If during the proceedings we asked for the hearing of the witness, we must provide the Court the address of his residence. It happens that the party that wants to call a witness does not know the address. At this point, we can request the Center for Personalizing Documents of the Ministry...

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Poland:  What is the Term of Repaying a Loan if the Parties Have Not Indicated It in the Contract?

By Małgorzata Krzyżowska Małgorzata Krzyżowska

Sometimes it happens that by borrowing some money we do not specify the exact term of the loan repayment. When the parties have not agreed on a repayment date in the agreement, provisions of art. 723 of the Civil Code shall apply, which provides that the debtor is obliged to return the...
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Poland:  When the Debtor May request to reduce the Contractual Penalty?

By Agnieszka Bąk-Bergander Agnieszka Bąk-Bergander

Contractual penalty is a contractual sum of money which is compensation for non-performance or improper performance of a non-monetary obligation. This compensation is regulated by art. 483 of the Civil Code. Even if the parties specify in the contract the amount of the contractual penalty,...

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How to Protect Patients and Data When Using mHealth Products and Services

By Suzanne Natbony Suzanne Natbony

“mHealth” generally refers mobile health and includes the practice of medicine or communications involving medical data via mobile devices. California Healthcare entities such as private practices, hospitals, health plans, pharmacies, or medical spas, must consider Health Insurance...

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Introduction to Asset Protection

By Jacob Stein Jacob Stein

There are a lot of people who have amassed a considerable amount of money during their life. Whether it is from a family inheritance, owning a successful company, having a high paying job, been fortunate with their personal investments, etc. Irrespective of how they have accrued their...

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The Growing Cannabis Industry

By Jacob Stein Jacob Stein

Jacob Stein has just wrapped up moderating a nationwide panel presentation on Cannabis Law. More than 500 lawyers across the country listened to the presentation (presented by the Rossdale Group), and the presentation is scheduled to run several more times this year.  Speakers addressed...

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Information About Poland

By Małgorzata Krzyżowska Małgorzata Krzyżowska

Polska to demokratyczny kraj położony w Europie Środkowej, będący od 2004 roku członkiem Unii Europejskiej. Tempo wzrostu gospodarczego stawia Polskę wśród najszybciej rozwijających się państw Europy. Article available in Polish and in English.

 

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Applying Insolvency Exemption to Disregarded Entities

By Jacob Stein Jacob Stein

A client recently posed a question regarding insolvency. The client had a single member LLC with a significant amount of debt and significant personal assets. Their business was going under. Would personal assets (the client has a significant amount) be counted by the IRS? If so, would the...

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Asset Protection Advantages of Cook Islands International Trusts

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For more than 30 years now, the Cook Islands has been leading the way in providing a trust regime which offers excellent asset protection features with all the flexibility of an English style common law trust.

The asset protection advantages offered by a Cook Islands Trust include:

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2017 Changes in Polish Law for Companies and Individuals

By Małgorzata Krzyżowska Małgorzata Krzyżowska

On 1st January, 2017, the following changes entered into force in the Commercial Companies Code. Article 209 of the CCC after changes states, that in the event of a conflict between the interests of the company and the interests of a member of the management board, his or...

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