Monthly Archives: June 2012

Splitting Heirs

I am not a particular devotee of proposals from European Commission, but I did notice that the on 7th June the Commission’s proposal to simplify the settlement of international successions received the final backing of the Council of Justice Ministers. … Continue reading

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The Dilemma

As readers of these articles may have gathered (The Bank Job, The Paper Chase) nobody would describe Polish company law and procedure as being especially friendly to business.  While it may be said that as a generalisation (with caveat that … Continue reading

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Tea and Sympathy

Yesterday afternoon I attended a tea time meting with Poland’s minister of justice Jarosław Gowin at the British embassy organised in conjunction with British Polish Chamber of Commerce (of which I am secretary). Intended as a follow on from the … Continue reading

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I’m All Right Jack

Life does not always imitate art. Fred Kite (played by Peter Sellers) the communist trade union shop steward in the classic 1959 comedy may well have been all right but in a real communist workers’ paradise, such as Poland, the … Continue reading

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