In the periodical “Gloss – commercial law in judgments and comments” (1/2018) Dr. Sybilla Stanisławska-Kloc and Zuzanna Ochońska published a critical gloss on the Supreme Court’s judgment of January 10, 2017, file number III UK 53/16. The commentators have analyzed the nature of agreements for artistic performance and pointed out to the controversies in the Supreme Court`s ruling regarding the musical concert performance agreement.
We have the pleasure to announce that on January 22, 2018 the Council of the Faculty of Law and Administration of the Jagiellonian University has granted our colleague Michał Markiewicz the academic degree of doctor of legal sciences, specialization in intellectual property law. Our sincere congratulations!
In the “Internet Antimonopoly and Regulatory Quarterly” iKAR 8(6)/2017, Agnieszka Staszek and Mateusz Mroczek published an article entitled “The statutory conditions establishing the contractual advantage in the practice of unfair use of contractual advantage in food and agriculture industry”. The authors discuss the basic notion which determines the application of the new law on abuse of the contractual advantage in the food and agriculture sectors.
Please see the article: https://ikar.wz.uw.edu.pl/numery/47/44.pdf
We were again nominated this year by Global Competition Review as a recommended law office among 100 world’s practices specialized in competition law.
On November 16, 2017, Mr. Sroczyński participated in the IXth Competition Law Congress, organized in Warsaw under the patronage of “Puls Biznesu”. In the first part of the Congress, Mr. Sroczyński was a panellist in the discussion concerning the law on abuse of the contractual advantage in the food and agriculture sectors. In the second part, he delivered a presentation on consumer arbitration in the energy sector. The Congress was attended by representatives of undertakings, law firms and the OCCP.
A new article of Mr. Sroczyński was published in “The Internet Antimonopoly and Regulatory Quarterly” (iKAR 6(6)/2017), entitled “Alternative dispute resolution in the energy sector: hopes and concerns”. The article presents various procedures applied in consumer disputes in the energy sector by the entity authorised to settle such disputes, i.e., the Coordinator for negotiations. The article is a development of the presentation delivered by Mr. Sroczyński during the Ist Polish Scientific Conference “Safety and regulation on the energy market”, organized on May 24, 2017 at the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University in Łódź and can be accessed at the following internet address: https://ikar.wz.uw.edu.pl/ikar.php?ikar=45
An article of Mr. Sroczyński was published in the Jubilee Book for Professor Tadeusz Skoczny, concerning the new law on abuse of the contractual advantage in the food and agriculture sectors. The purpose of the new law was critically analysed in the article, along with its possible effects for small and middle suppliers. Some essential notions included in the new law were also analysed, such as the public interest and the disproportion in the economic potential of undertakings.