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Paulina Komorowska

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, German

Paulina Komorowska is an advocate and a member of the CMS IP/TMT Group at CMS. She also has extensive experience in the field of competition and consumer protection law.

She has advised clients for more than 6 years primarily on the protection of personal data, e-commerce, consumer and competition law. Paulina supports clients from a variety of industries, including new technologies, online services and the pharmaceutical industry.

Paulina’s experience includes assistance in all aspects of personal data protection, including compliance audits, development of regulations, policies and instructions, compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), proceedings before the Polish data protection authority, preparation of agreements for entrusting data processing, data transfers, development of whistleblowing programmes and assistance in the scope of personal data protection in employee-employer relations. Paulina also advises on all aspects of conducting online activities and providing services by electronic means.

Paulina specialises in issues related to counteracting unfair competition, including unfair advertising, consumer protection, proceedings before the President of the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection, representation before administration bodies during inspections (dawn raids), as well as anticompetitive practices and abuse of dominant position.

She provides trainings for clients and participates in scientific and industry conferences. She has authored several publications, and is a co-author of one of the leading commentaries on the Competition and Consumer Protection Act. She is a doctoral student at the Institute of Legal Studies at the Polish Academy of Sciences.

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Relevant experience

  • Auditing compliance with personal data protection law of companies from a group operating in the hotel industry
  • Conducting a compliance audit related to personal data processing by an online social platform operator
  • Advice on the development of internet platform regulations for compliance with the GDPR, consumer law and the Act on providing services by electronic means
  • Representing a client from the sports industry during a dawn raid by the Polish competition and consumer protection authority
  • Advice on the development of rules of conduct in the case of an unannounced inspection (dawn raid) by the Polish competition and consumer protection authority for entities operating in the insurance industry, the household appliances industry and other industries
  • Conducting workshops on the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) at a leading postal operator
  • Advising on the appointment of a personal data controller in a company from the pharmaceutical sector
  • Conducting a legal compliance audit of personal data flows outside the EEA between companies in a group from the pharmaceutical sector
  • Acting before the Polish competition and consumer protection authority in proceedings against an entity from the dietary supplements industry with regard to unfair advertising
  • Advice on the development of a whistleblowing programme in a company operating in the energy industry
  • Advice to a marketing industry entity on the admissibility of transferring data to a non-EEA country
  • Advice to a pharmaceutical sector company on the compliance of a franchise agreement with the personal data protection law and competition law
  • Advice on the development of a compliance policy in companies from a group operating in the energy sector 
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Education

  • Ph. D. candidate at the Polish Academy of Sciences
  • 2011 – Master of Law, Jagiellonian University, Warsaw
  • 2010 / 2011 – Erasmus scholarship, K.U. Leuven, Leuven
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15 November 2017
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