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Maciej Kopczynski

Senior Associate

CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang Pośniak i Sawicki sp.k.
Warsaw Financial Centre
ul. Emilii Plater 53
00-113 Warsaw
Poland
Languages Polish, English

Maciej Kópczyński is a Polish qualified attorney (adwokat) in the Dispute Resolution Team at CMS Warsaw.

Maciej specialises in advising clients from different sectors in compliance and criminal matters, in particular relating to white collar crimes.

He has advised clients from the IT, pharmaceutical, consumer products and oil & gas sectors on conducting internal investigations relating to the suspicion of offences having been committed by their employees. He has also advised clients on the criminal liability of companies and criminal liability of management board members. He provides anti-bribery training and advises on compliance policies.

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Education

  • 2007 - Master's degree, Warsaw University
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Memberships

  • Member, District Bar Council in Warsaw since 2011
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Expertise

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28/06/2018
Po­land: New rules for crim­in­al li­ab­il­ity of cor­por­ate en­tit­ies
The Min­istry of Justice has in­tro­duced a new draft bill of the Law on li­ab­il­ity of cor­por­ate en­tit­ies for crimes. The draft reg­u­la­tion sets new rules of li­ab­il­ity and makes it pos­sible to quickly and ef­fect­ively im­pose and en­force pen­al­ties against cor­por­ate.
07/11/2017
Po­land: Draft act on trans­par­ency in pub­lic life – new in­form­a­tion...
The draft law on trans­par­ency in pub­lic life, which we have writ­ten about in our Law-Now Alert also in­tro­duces im­port­ant in­form­a­tion ob­lig­a­tions and pro­hib­i­tions on mer­ging func­tions which may cov­er not only pub­lic en­tit­ies but also busi­nesses that are not.
06/11/2017
Po­land: Draft act on trans­par­ency in pub­lic life – pro­tec­tion of whis­tleblowers...
In a pre­vi­ous Law-Now Alert, we men­tioned the in­tro­duc­tion in Po­land of pro­vi­sions in the draft law on trans­par­ency in pub­lic life aimed at pro­tect­ing whis­tleblowers. The pro­posed changes aim to en­cour­age people with know­ledge of ir­reg­u­lar­it­ies, in­clud­ing busi­ness.
02/11/2017
Po­land: Draft act on trans­par­ency in pub­lic life – ob­lig­a­tion to ap­ply...
As we wrote in our pre­vi­ous Law-Now Alert, me­di­um-sized and large en­ter­prises (with over 50 em­ploy­ees or turnover of more than EUR 10 mil­lion) can ex­pect new re­quire­ments re­gard­ing their in­tern­al anti-cor­rup­tion policies.
31/10/2017
Po­land: Draft act on trans­par­ency in pub­lic life – im­port­ant changes...
Me­di­um-sized and large en­ter­prises (with over 50 em­ploy­ees or turnover of more than EUR 10 mil­lion) will be re­quired to make changes in their in­tern­al anti-cor­rup­tion policies and codes of eth­ics. Com­pan­ies in which pub­lic en­tit­ies (such as the State Treas­ury).
18/04/2017
Po­land: New rules on con­fis­ca­tion of pro­ceeds of crime will come in­to...
In our Law-now alerts of 24. 06. 2016 and 01. 03. 2017, we de­scribed the most im­port­ant changes re­lated to a new draft bill con­cern­ing new rules per­tain­ing to the con­fis­ca­tion of crim­in­al pro­ceeds. The word­ing of the draft bill, after minor amend­ments (by the Sen­ate).
01/03/2017
Po­land: New rules for con­fis­ca­tion of pro­ceeds of crime – up­date
In our Law-now alert of 24. 06. 2016, we de­scribed the most im­port­ant changes re­lated to a new draft bill con­cern­ing new rules per­tain­ing to the con­fis­ca­tion of crim­in­al pro­ceeds. Since then, the draft has been sig­ni­fic­antly amended and has been passed by the.
16/09/2016
Po­land: Changes con­cern­ing crim­in­al cor­por­ate li­ab­il­ity – part I
All cli­ents, in par­tic­u­lar cli­ents that co­oper­ate with pub­lic sec­tor en­tit­ies, should take a closer look at the ex­ist­ing and newly in­tro­duced changes to the reg­u­la­tion on li­ab­il­ity of col­lect­ive en­tit­ies.
24/06/2016
New rules for con­fis­ca­tion of pro­ceeds of crime
All cli­ents, in par­tic­u­lar cli­ents that co­oper­ate with pub­lic sec­tor en­tit­ies or cli­ents that are present on the stock mar­ket, should be aware of a sig­ni­fic­ant draft bill which, if it be­comes law, would in­tro­duce new rules re­gard­ing the con­fis­ca­tion of pro­ceeds.