Locked content PIR will be split in two entities – Wprost

Polish Investments (PIR), a state-owned investment fund, will be divided into two separate entities: currently referred to as PIR Management and PIR Kapitał, according to sources quoted by weekly Wprost. The reason for the split are issues with the fund’s image, which has suffered after the release ...
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Prosecutors drop case against Sienkiewicz and Belka

Prosecutors have decided to discontinue investigation in the case of Interior Minister Bartłomiej Sienkiewicz and National Bank of Poland President Marek Belka, who were illegally recorded last year discussing the future of the government.

Locked content Prosecutors investigate another Wprost publication

Warsaw prosecutors have launched an initial investigation with regards to a new publication in weekly Wprost. The procedure is designed to determine whether a crime has been committed. On Monday, Wprost wrote that it has 47 pages of classified materials on Poland’s military intelligence (WSI), which...

Locked content Parafianowicz leaves PGNiG board

Andrzej Parafianowicz has resigned from the post of deputy CEO at gas giant PGNiG, the company said in a statement on Thursday. He did not disclose reasons for the decision. The company’s supervisory board had suspended him as deputy CEO on June 18 this year, due to “the need to solve issues related...
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Prosecutors launch probe into tapped conversation

The prosecutor’s office has launched an investigation regarding the tapped conversation between National Bank of Poland President Marek Belka and Interior Minister Bartłomiej Sienkiewicz, according to a statement made by Przemysław Nowak, spokesperson for the Warsaw prosecution.

Locked content Falenta to withdraw from business

Controversial investor Marek Falenta, one of the suspects in Poland’s tape scandal investigation, is selling all of his business interests, he told Rzeczpospolita in an interview published on Tuesday. Shares in both telecom infrastructure firm Hawe and mining services firm ZWG are on sale. “On Frida...

Locked content Almost 60 people recorded on illegal tapes

Almost 60 people have been illegally recorded on tapes that have been the center of a major scandal in Polish politics, prosecutors said during a sitting of the special services committee of the Sejm. Not all of the 60 people have decided to take legal action, the committee’s chairman Zbigniew Sosno...

Locked content Giertych sues Wprost, new tapes to be published

Roman Giertych, a lawyer and former deputy prime minister, said on Saturday that he would sue weekly Wprost for suggesting that he had tried to create a group aimed at coercing rich Poles to give money. Earlier that day the magazine revealed its cover for the Monday issue, featuring pictures of Gier...

Locked content Falenta selling stake in Hawe

Well-known investor Marek Falenta, who is one of the suspects in the tape scandal investigation in Poland, is selling his stake in telecom infrastructure firm Hawe, Puls Binzesu reports. He had tried to sell the holding earlier, but without success. Sources quoted by the Polish Press Agency have sai...