Maciej Toroń

Attorney-at-lawManaging Associate

Bio

Maciej Toroń specializes in civil and commercial law, and waste management, EU, and public aid law. He provides assistance to commercial companies and non-governmental organizations in drafting civil law and commercial contracts, as well as in corporate transactions and registration procedures. He advises Clients – both managing authorities and beneficiaries – who implement projects financed from EU funds. He advises public entities and entrepreneurs on the possibility of obtaining or using support constituting state aid or de minimis aid. He supports venture capital funds and startups. His research interests focus on human rights, the freedoms of the EU internal market, and EU competition law, including state aid regulations.

Maciej has authored academic papers on human rights, competition law, and public international law, and has drafted many legal opinions in respect of state and de minimis aid. He has also co-authored several publications on payment services.

He is a graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration at the Jagiellonian University in Kraków. He was awarded a scholarship from the Ministry of Science and Higher Education for academic achievement and took part in the Erasmus exchange program at Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Belgium). He also participated in the Law Extra program regarding antitrust regulations and their enforcement in the EU and the US, organized by the Radboud Honors Academy at Radboud University Nijmegen.

Maciej is fluent in English. He also speaks German and has a basic command of Dutch.


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26 Oct 2022

Poland takes another step to make cross-border reorganization of companies easier

On 8 August 2022, a proposal for a bill amending the Commercial Companies Code and certain other acts was published. This act is to transpose EU Directives 2019/2121 and 2019/1151 and to implement the judgment of the Court of Justice of the EU in the case C-106/16 Polbud. Consequently, the aim of the planned legislation is to facilitate cross-border reorganizations of companies within the EU internal market.

24 Oct 2022

Polish authorities adopt measures to mitigate effects of energy crisis

Upon the initiative of the Polish government, legislative works are ongoing to adopt measures aiming at mitigating the effects of an increase in energy prices caused by Russia’s aggression against Ukraine.

09 Mar 2022

Provision of services for companies and trusts is now a regulated activity

The Polish parliament has approved an amendment to the AML Act[1], introducing a new type of regulated activity into the Polish legal system: provision of services for companies and trusts.

19 Dec 2021

Polish parliament working on the introduction of elements of holding company law

Legislative work is ongoing in the Sejm on a bill amending the Commercial Companies Code to introduce elements of holding company law into the Polish legal system. If the new rules are enacted, this could have a major effect on how companies in international capital grounds operate.

09 Nov 2021

Registration in the National Court Register Business Register now digitized

As of 1 July 2021, an amendment to the National Court Register Act[1] took effect, aimed at reducing the level of bureaucracy involved in running a business in Poland.

25 May 2021

De-materialization of shares in a joint-stock company

As of 1 March 2021, shareholders in joint-stock companies and limited joint-stock partnerships are no longer required to hold share documents embodying their corporate rights. De-materialization of shares constitutes a next step in the process of digitalization of commercial relationships and corporate governance in Poland.

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