Home / Europe / Poland / Banking & Finance

Banking & Finance

As a participant in the global banking and finance industry, you are faced with increasing financial, regulatory and political pressures. New rules on capital requirements, risk profile and investor protection pose challenges for your organisation.

We have unmatched geographical coverage and more English and US qualified banking and finance partners on the ground in CEE than any other law firm. We are your first port of call whether you are planning a cross-border transaction with a multi-jurisdictional security package or loan portfolio or implementing a first-of-a-kind financing structure in your domestic market. 

Whether you are a financial institution, equity house, asset manager, mutual fund, accountant, privately owned company, corporation or public entity, your business is only as good as the products and services you sell. That’s why we organise our teams along the business lines of your sector, giving us deep insight into the commercial and legal issues you face.

From general corporate lending to acquisition and leveraged finance, derivatives and securitisations to real estate finance and corporate recovery, we can help you achieve the best outcome, both locally and across jurisdictions.

Our Banking & Finance team in Poland has a leading position in an increasingly sophisticated and fast changing finance market. The team has over 25 years of experience in providing legal advice on property finance, asset finance, project finance (including PPP structures) and acquisition finance as well restructuring transactions. We also offer our clients the highest level of complex legal advice on all types of regulatory issues.

CMS Poland connects you to over 500 banking and finance lawyers in 45 countries worldwide.

Choose area

Restructuring, Business Transformation & Insolvency
CMS in Poland can help you with restructuring, insolvency and transforming your business. Whether caused by technological developments, consumer
Highlights of our experience in Banking & Finance in Poland
International Personal Finance plc (IPF) in connection with issuance of public bonds with no obligation to publish an issue prospectus, and on the introduction of bonds to the market in two alternative...

Feed

19/02/2024
Real estate finance law in Poland
A. Mortgages 1. Can security be granted to a foreign lender? Yes. The most commonly used types of security are mortgages (over real estate), registered pledges (over shares, assets, bank accounts, receivables)...
14/02/2024
CMS advises SINO-CEEF on the acquisition of 25 operational photovoltaic...
International law firm CMS has advised a SINO-CEEF group company on the acquisition of 25 operational photovoltaic (PV) power plants with a total capacity of 88.4 MW from Alternus Energy Group, including...
13/02/2024
EU legislative initiatives on recovery and resolution planning for insurance...
With the compromise proposal for an Insurance Recovery and Resolution Directive (IRRD) published by the EU Council in January 2024, EU legislative initiatives to establish a recovery and resolution framework...
12/02/2024
Popular investment vehicles in Poland
Updated on February 2024 Investment vehicle Specialised open-ended in­vest­ment fund applying investment restrictions of closed-ended investment fundsAlternative investment company (“ASI”)Closed-ended in­vest­ment...
Comparable
23/01/2024
New EBA guidelines to manage AML risks as part of the activities of crypto-asset...
EBA released guidelines amending ML/TF Risk Factors Guidelines to include crypto-asset service providers within its AML framework.On 16 January 2024, the European Banking Authority (EBA) released its...
10/01/2024
Harmonisation of insolvency avoidance in Europe
This article continues our Law-Now series "Harmonisation of Insolvency Laws in the EU" in which we provide an overview of the articles addressing insolvency avoidance actions of the draft EU directive.As...
10/01/2024
CMS advises Polska Grupa Energetyczna on financing related to its ESG rating
International law firm CMS has advised PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna S.A. on raising funds to finance its general corporate and investment needs under a sustainable financing formula, and on the signing...
29/12/2023
Tackling the misuse of crypto-assets for ML-TF purposes
As a constantly evolving sector, the crypto-assets ecosystem presents continuous challenges, particularly in terms of money laundering and terrorist financing (ML-TF) risks.To tackle the misuse of crypto-assets...
22/12/2023
CMS advises DNB Bank ASA and PKO Bank Polski S.A. on financing for a portfolio...
International law firm CMS has advised DNB Bank ASA and PKO Bank Polski S.A. on financing provided to GoldenPeaks Capital, which is developing 55 individual solar projects with a total capacity of 72.0...
22/12/2023
CMS advises EBRD and DFC on financing for the development of Ukrainian...
International law firm CMS has advised the international financial institution, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), and the development finance institution, the United States’ International...
13/12/2023
Finalisation of CRD6/CRR3 and the Article 21c third country branch requirement
On 6 December 2023, the finalised texts of the EU banking package known as CRD61and CRR32 were published following the conclusion of negotiations between the EU co-legislators. In this article, we set...
06/12/2023
EU publishes Directive on distance financial services contracts in Official...
In November 2023, the EU legislator adopted the new Directive regarding financial services contracts concluded at distance.This Directive essentially aims to modernise the existing legal framework governing...