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Michał Mężykowski

Head of Banking & Finance, Poland

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

Michał Mężykowski is a legal advisor, Partner and Head of the Banking and Finance Department in CMS Poland.

He has advised financial institutions and investors for 17 years on transaction financing, with a particular focus on the real estate market, financing investment projects and company acquisitions. His specialisms also include consultancy in the field of export financing. He has also cooperated with financial institutions in areas such as establishing branches, outsourcing business functions and payment services. His experience includes consultancy services for financial institutions in the field of restructuring and bankruptcy law.

He is recommended by the international legal rankings such as Chambers Global, Chambers Europe and IFLR1000 as a banking and finance expert in Poland.

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Memberships & Roles

  • District Chamber of Legal Advisors in Warsaw
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  • 2002 - Master of Laws, University of Warsaw, Warsaw
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Re­struc­tur­ing and in­solv­ency law in Po­land
1. What is the primary le­gis­la­tion gov­ern­ing in­solv­ency and re­struc­tur­ing pro­ceed­ings in your jur­is­dic­tion? The primary le­gis­la­tion gov­ern­ing in­solv­ency-re­lated re­struc­tur­ing pro­ceed­ings is the Re­struc­tur­ing...
CMS ad­vides Mowi on en­ter­ing in­to a new EUR 1.8 bil­lion sus­tain­ab­il­ity-linked...
Frank­furt/Main – Mowi ASA, a world-lead­ing Nor­we­gi­an food com­pany in the sea­food sec­tor, re­fin­anced its ex­ist­ing bank fa­cil­ity with a EUR 1.8 bil­lion five-year se­cured re­volving cred­it fa­cil­ity. The...
CMS ad­vises on Po­lan­d's first green fin­an­cing pro­ject un­der the PPP for­mula
In­ter­na­tion­al law firm CMS has ad­vised on a waste-to-en­ergy PPP pro­ject in Olsztyn, Po­land. The value of in­vest­ment, con­sist­ing of a thermal waste pro­cessing in­stall­a­tion to pro­duce elec­tri­city and heat...
CMS ad­vised on largest in­vest­ment in the chem­ic­al in­dustry in Po­land and...
In­ter­na­tion­al law firm CMS has provided com­pre­hens­ive ad­vice on the fin­an­cing of Po­lice Poly­mers, the largest pro­ject in Po­land im­ple­men­ted un­der the pro­ject fin­ance for­mula and also the largest in­vest­ment...
Law and reg­u­la­tion of Cov­id-19 loan morator­i­ums in Po­land
1. De­scrip­tion of the le­gis­la­tion 1.1 Is there a morator­i­um on loans le­gis­la­tion im­ple­men­ted in your jur­is­dic­tion? No. 1.2 If no: Are there any on­go­ing dis­cus­sions re­gard­ing a po­ten­tial in­tro­duc­tion...
AML and CTF law and reg­u­la­tion in Po­land
1. What na­tion­al leg­al act(s) provide for Anti-Money Laun­der­ing (AML)/Counter Ter­ror­ist Fin­an­cing (CTF) meas­ures in your coun­try? The AML/CTF meas­ures are reg­u­lated in the Act of 1 March 2018 on Coun­ter­act­ing...
Sta­bil­isa­tion and re­struc­tur­ing law in Po­land
1. Which fin­an­cial (not tax or la­bour) short-term com­pens­a­tion schemes for im­me­di­ate losses due to so­cial dis­tan­cing meas­ures have been im­ple­men­ted? For which in­dus­tries/sizes of busi­ness? "On 19 March...
Sign­ing with e-sig­na­ture in CEE
Di­git­al­isa­tion af­fects all as­pects of a busi­ness’s op­er­a­tions, in­clud­ing con­tracts, in­tern­al doc­u­ment­a­tion and em­ploy­ment re­la­tion­ships. The COV­ID-19 pan­dem­ic has cre­ated the need for con­tact­less and...
CMS ad­vises on wind farm pro­ject
CMS ad­vised Bay­erische Landes­bank on the fin­an­cing of the con­struc­tion of three wind farms with a total ca­pa­city of al­most 52 MW, by Pa­ci­fico En­ergy Part­ners, a re­new­able en­ergy in­vest­ment com­pany. The...
Loan Agree­ments in CEE/CIS: Force Ma­jeure and Pay­ment Morator­ia
We are pleased to launch a sum­mary of some of the im­plic­a­tions for loan agree­ments in fin­ance trans­ac­tions car­ried out across the CEE/CIS re­gion. With sig­ni­fic­ant fo­cus on Cov­id-19 im­pact across a range...
Anti-crisis Shield: the im­pact of new reg­u­la­tions on con­duct­ing busi­ness...
CMS law­yers have been con­duct­ing a cross-prac­tice and in-depth ana­lys­is of new COV­ID-19 reg­u­la­tions in Po­land, identi­fy­ing those changes which - from the point of view of trad­ing prac­tice - may have a...
Anti-crisis Shield: the im­pact of new reg­u­la­tions on con­duct­ing busi­ness...
On March 31, the Pres­id­ent of the Re­pub­lic of Po­land signed a pack­age of laws called the Anti-crisis Shield:the Act of 31 March 2020 amend­ing the Act on spe­cial solu­tions re­lated to the pre­ven­tion, coun­ter­ac­tion...