On May 31, 2023 KIELTYKA GLADKOWSKI will take part in Chainalysis Links Amsterdam 2023. The topics discussed will be, among others, Digital Asset Regulation Across EMEA in 2023. Global Head of Public Policy Caroline Malcolm together with policymakers and regulators from across EMEA will discuss the latest rules for digital assets and their implementation, upcoming DeFi regulation, and what it all means for industry players as 2023 gets underway.
There will be analysis of the complexities of crypto taxation. The speakers will touch on several topics including information reporting by exchanges, criminal enforcement, crypto seizures, multilateral collaboration, and the work of the Joint Chiefs of Global Tax Enforcement (J5). The participants will also analyse the topic of How Law Enforcement is Organizing to Combat Crypto Crime. The special panel will also be devoted to The Intersection of Crypto and War: A View from Ukraine. Valeria Kennedy, Director of Investigations at Chainalysis, and Yevhenii Panchenko, Head of Operational Analysis, Ukrainian Police will discuss the role cryptocurrency is playing in Ukraine’s fight against financial crime.
KIELTYKA GLADKOWSKI humbly yet proudly announces that it has been ranked in the Legal500 EMEA 2023 ranking in the category: Data Privacy and Data Protection, Life Sciences and Healthcare and Private Client.
This achievement was made possible due to the trust of our Clients and international Colleagues from law firms with which we cooperate.
On 5 April 2023 KIEŁTYKA GŁADKOWSKI KG LEGAL will participate in the conference “Longevity Biotech: Investing in a healthier future”. As part of its life science specialisation, our biotech and pharma lawyers offer comprehensive legal services to its clients in many areas of law, including extensive legal services to companies operating in the longevity biotech sector and biotech companies engaged in life extension and human health. Within this specialism our law firm offers assistance in respect of trademark protection and patent issues, regulatory law, certification, contractual, and litigation and arbitration issues. At KG Legal, we know that a key role in the biotechnology sector is innovation and responsiveness to changing market needs. Therefore, we offer our clients a proactive approach, flexibility and efficiency in action. All these qualities of our firm make us recognized as one of the leading law firms in Poland and the world, especially in the field of cross-border specialization and knowledge. As a result, our firm is regularly recommended by international rankings such as the Legal 500.
Besides its green energy practice, Polish firm Kieltyka Gladkowski KG Legal also stands out for its involvement in legal projects related to green technology, namely green cryptocurrencies. Notably, the firm applies client acceptance policies aligned to ESG criteria; for example, as a rule, it does not provide legal assistance to clients regarded as polluters.
In an ongoing highlight, the firm’s founding partners Malgorzata Kieltyka and Kazimierz Jakub Gladkowski are assisting a foreign investor specialising in the biofuels market by conducting a due diligence of the legal status of biomass as well as aerothermal energy, agricultural biogas, geothermal installations and hydropower. Kieltyka and Gladkowski were also recently asked to prepare a report on the Polish legal requirements and legal basis for green cryptocurrencies. Their work included providing recommendations on the planned framework that proposes a prohibition of crypto services that rely on environmentally unsustainable consensus mechanisms. In another recent highlight, Gładkowski advised a leading global financial services provider on the implementation of green energy and sustainable data scraping and data crawling.
The firm is actively engaged in an initiative led by the Polish Life Science Cluster network which focuses on a clean energy transition toward renewable energy sources. Furthermore, it participates in events organised by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, contributing to conferences covering topics including electric vehicles, vehicle to grid (V2G), and energy storage. It also takes part in events organised by the International Renewable Energy Agency, and in trade fairs, such as the Solar Energy Expo – International Industry Fair for the Renewable Energy Sources Industry.”.
On 22 March 2023 a debate is scheduled in the British Parliament the subject of which will be the problem of enforcement and cross border legal problems of international cases. One of the case is the litigation concerning the Polish and UK jurisdiction. The participants of the debate will be David Simmonds, MP: International child abduction. Debate will be tabled with the support of Priti Patel, MP
The case is complex from the litigation and enforcement perspective in so much that the case was initiated before Brexit and the enforcement phase was after Brexit, hence there is debate on the application and continuity of the EU provisions of court judgment enforcement.