A remedy

Due to the Action Programme of State Work Safety Inspectorate for the period 2019 to 2021, respecting the prohibition of concluding civil law agreement whose terms indicate a hidden employment relationship is a priority for the State Work Safety Inspectorate. Experts...

Civil procedure with separate economic procedure

In the framework of changes to the civil procedure the legislator, wanting to streamline the judicial procedure, decided to return to previous regulations and re-introduced separate economic proceedings, liquidated in 2012. These proceedings may be lifted when...

Contractual penalty in employment relations

In employment relations, the employer may not apply a contractual penalty to the employee. The Supreme Court has long ago stated that the Labor Code describes all cases of employee financial and compensation liability. Another thing – a non-competition agreement...

European Union and CHF borrowers

The topic of loans in Swiss francs returned again. More and more consumers are trying to question contracts signed years ago, citing illegal clauses contained in contracts. Bolder bring lawsuits against banks, and most importantly – some won. In 2016-2018, as...

Fired by all means

In a situation where the employer wants to dismiss the employee at all costs, it is worth retaining restraint. In the matter resulting in the Supreme Court’s adoption of the Resolution of April 4, 2019, reference number III PZP 2/19 the employer first terminated...

The receiver

In matters regarding the bankruptcy estate, the receiver (otherwise called: “the insolvency administrator”) acts on behalf of the bankrupt. The role of the receiver is limited by the provisions of the bankruptcy law to take up a bankrupt property, manage...

Difficult debts to avoid

In a disadvantageous for the members of the board of private limited companies resolution of the Supreme Court of 30 January 2019 in the case with reference number III CZP 78/18 The court extended the scope of liability resulting from art. 299 of Commercial Companies...

The division of joint assets and the credit

The division of joint assets shall not prevent the subsequent recovery of claims for repayment of the amount of the obligation secured by the mortgage. In other words, even if the former spouse has not, in the course of the procedure for the division of the joint...

Extra paid leaves

The Labor Code lays down minimum standards for the protection of employee, including 20 or 26-day paid annual leave. The employer may raise this standard and grant the employee extra paid leave days to be used. Such a situation may happen when an employee is very...