Locked content Interior ministry wants to further restrict laws on public gatherings

Poland’s interior minister Mariusz Błaszczak said that he wants to amend the recently passed law on public assemblies to force organizers of illegal gatherings to pay for the costs of police work required to secure such protests. “I spoke with the government about changing the public assembly laws t...

Locked content Start-up set up costs in Poland in line with OECD average – report

According to the report compiled by ExMetrix, at the end of 2015, the cost of launching a start-up company in Poland was $1,475, which is a value in line with the OEECD average. “The lowest costs were recorded in Central Europe and the Baltic States as well as in North America, while the highest in&...

Locked content EVF sells its stake in Elemental

EVF I Investments, a subsidiary of Enterprise Venture Fund I, sold all 15,714,712 shares in Elemental Holding, representing 9.22 percent stake in the company. Elemental Holding is a capital group active in the recycling and trading of secondary raw materials and supplier of raw materials to foundrie...

Locked content Four Poles arrested after G20 riots in Hamburg

Four Poles were among 186 people arrested after the riots between police and anti-capitalists in Hamburg, during the G20 summit last week. Out of the number of people arrested, 51 were foreigners, including ones from France, Italy, Spain, the Netherlands, Switzerland, and Austria. During the clashes...

Locked content Huge interest in Play IPO – media

According to several media outlets, the Play telecom IPO has attracted over 10k subscriptions for its shares from retail investors, and the book is already covered in 170 percent at the maximum PLN 34 apiece price. Individual investors can subscribe for Play shares until July 12, while the instituti...

Locked content PGE Polish EDF assets takeover under detailed scrutiny – UOKiK

WSE-listed power group PGE has been put under more detailed scrutiny of its takeover of Polish assets of French utility EDF by the antitrust watchdog UOKiK. The case has been entered into the second phase of the proceedings, reserved for more complicated cases. UOKiK wants to conduct, among others, ...

Locked content Coal to amount for 60% of Polish energy in 2030 – ministry

Nearly 60 percent of Polish energy in 2030 will come from hard coal and lignite, Deputy Energy Minister Grzegorz Tobiszowski said. “We do not exclude investments in nuclear energy which does not collide with our resources – hard coal and lignite, it complements it,” he added. Currently, Poland...