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About us

Derc Pałka Law Firm with its seat in Warsaw  

is a dynamic law firm with a european scope of legal services.

We work in Poland and abroad.

Our experience in legal services results in a success of our Clients.

Legal counsel Ewa Derc

(GD/GD/2841)

Legal counsel Ewa Derc (GD / GD / 2841), gained experience during many years of work in the office of a solicitor and law firm and in business entities. She has a long-standing practice in providing legal services to statutory bodies of business entities and representing clients before common and administrative courts. Certified compliance officer. Data Protection Officer. Co-worker of Compliance Center of financial institutions and editor of the bulletin dedicated to the sector. Author of several scientific publications, in particular - J. Jankowski, E.Derc, P.Pałka, Polish legislative initiative in the area of the European Union - Proposal for a Regulation of the Council of the European Union on the model of a European cooperative enterprise, Money and Bond 2014, No. 64, p. 185 -188, which was cited, by M. Wrzołek - Romańczuk and B. Zdziennicki. Author of the GDPR manual for bailiffs (Nowa Currenda, No. 2/2018) and a GDPR manual for housing co-operatives together with internal regulations (Auditing Union of Housing Cooperatives in Poland, Edition 1/2018). She cooperates with the National Cooperative Savings and Credit Union and the Auditing Union of Housing Cooperatives in Poland, which associates over 500 housing cooperatives. She completed post-graduate studies in the field of tax law and financial analysis. She combines legal education with knowledge of financial analytics. The court and administrative proceedings of her clients are successful.

A graduate of Law at the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Gdańsk (2007-2011). Scholarship student at the University of Gdańsk. A graduate of legal counsel at the District Chamber of Legal Counsels in Gdańsk (2013-2015). A graduate of postgraduate studies in the field of tax law at the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Gdańsk (2014-2015). Completed the compliance course organized by the Compliance Association Poland (2016), culminating in an exam with a positive result. A graduate of post-graduate studies, Financial Analyst, WSB Univesity in Gdańsk (2017-2018).

She also provides legal services in English.

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Legal counsel Piotr Pałka (GD / GD / 2723), has many years of experience working in reputable law firms and the Permanent Representation of the Republic of Poland in Brussels. Certified Chief Compliance Officer - an international exam which guarantees the company's compliance with law, internal regulations and market standards. Coordinator of the Compliance Center of financial institutions and an editor who runs a bulletin dedicated to the sector. Author of draft acts and acts of European Union law in the field of real estate law, commercial law and financial law. Member of the Financial Innovation Working Group at FSA (FinTech). Works with the Auditing Union of Housing Cooperatives in Poland, cooperatives and large business entities. Representative of Poland as part of the initiative of the V4 Group countries to give the International Co-operative Principles the character of European Union law.

Head of Compliance at the financial institution, Coordinator of the Compliance Center, Editor-in-Chief of the Bulletin of Compliance Center, Editor - in - Chief of the Polish Housing Cooperatives Monitor, Editor of the Quarterly of Money and Social Bond, Member of the working team on FinTech at FSA, Member of the Supervisory Board of the Cooperative Education Foundation, President of the Association for the Development of Cooperative Law, Member of the Compliance Association Poland, Representative of Poland within the activities of the Visegrad Group to give the International Co-operative Principles the nature of European Union law, trainer / lecturer, provides training in the Compliance Managament System for the financial market sector and more, including for Ukrainian Credit Unions, author of publications in the field of financial market law, cooperative law, real estate law and European Union law.

Completed: (2018) Training Specialist Certificate of Compliance in FinTech, Innovation in payment services, Big Data in FinTech, Application of Blockchain technology in FinTech; (2017) Specialist Certificate in the scope of the Internal Control System according to Recommendation H of FSA. Exam passed with distinction (Compliance Association Poland); (2016) Advanced Certified Compliance Officer. Examination completed with a positive result (Association Compliance Poland); (2016) Approved Compliance Officer (ACO). The exam organized by the Compliance Institute at the Viadrina Compliance Center Europa-Universität Viadrina passed with a very good grade; (2015) Certified Compliance Officer. Exam passed with distinction (Compliance Association Poland); (2015) Certified Compliance Officer in financial institutions (CGE); (2015) training in the scope of: Auditor of Integrated Quality Management Systems according to the requirements of ISO 9001: 2008 '(PBSG); (2015) training in the scope of: "Information Security Management based on the PN-ISO / IEC 27001: 2014" standard (PBSG).

He completed the legal internship application on December 31, 2014. The bar exam was conducted on March 11-13, 2015 and ended with a positive result. A graduate of the Law Faculty at the University of Law and Diplomacy in Gdynia (2007-2011). Scholarship holder of the University of Law and Diplomacy and the Association of Promoting Financial Education. University prize-winner Primus Inter Pares - Best Student of the Year 2008. Winner of the "Become a negotiator" competition under the patronage of the European Center of the University of Gdańsk.

He also provides legal services in English.

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Legal counsel Piotr Pałka

(GD/GD/2723)

Publications

P.Pałka, Fresh bread does not match with the residential purpose, Rzeczpospolita, 1 March 2019;

P.Pałka,  Garbage tax and product fee  – remedies for waste segregation, Rzeczpospolita, 18 February 2019;

E.Derc, GDPR control plan is bad for cooperatives, Daily Law Journal, 12 February 2019;

P.Pałka, Cooperative members will still be paying for the perpetual usufruct, Rzeczpospolita, 4 February 2019;

P.Pałka, The law changed. tenants want to get their money back, Rzeczpospolita, 24 January 2019;

P.Pałka, Delays at the offices, notaries and courts, Daily Law Journal, 18 January 2019, C6-9;

P.Pałka, Getting the ownership: Cooperative members say no, Daily Law Journal, 2 January 2019, C1;

P.Pałka, About the low rates of perpetual usufruct transformation into full ownership, Administrator and Real Estate Manager, (12) 2018;

P.Pałka, Application of art. 27 of the act on ownership of premises, Administrator and Real Estate Manager, (11) 2018;

P.Pałka, Entry fees and shares since 9 August 2017, Cooperative houses. 10 (815) 2018, pp. 10-11;

E.Derc, Exclusion of a cooperative member from the cooperative register, Administrator and Real Estate Manager, (10) 2018;

E.Derc, Compliance for bailiffs, Nowa Currenda, Monthly Bailiffs Court, No. 7/2018;

E.Derc, GDPR manual for housing co-operatives together with internal regulations,Warsaw 2018, pp. 524;

E.Derc, GDPR manual for bailiffs, Nowa Currenda, Monthly Bailiffs Court, No. 2/2018;

J. Jankowski, P.Pałka, Revision of cooperative laws in Poland in the light of the resolution of the General Assembly of Cooperatives Europe of April 32014, [in:] Cooperative Law. Material and legal issues, edited by A.Herbet, J.Misztal-Konecka, P.Zakrzewski, Lublin 2017, pp. 89-96;

J.Jankowski, P.Pałka, Legal character of the principles of corporate governance in the activity of cooperative savings and credit unions and cooperative banks as institutions supervised by the Polish Financial Supervisory Authority [in:] Cooperative Law. Material and legal issues, edited by A.Herbet, J.Misztal-Konecka, P.Zakrzewski, Lublin 2017, pp. 205-212;

J.Jankowski, P.Pałka, Co-operative Law Act of 16 September 1982 with a list of the most important theses of judgments of the Supreme Court and selected recent rulings of the Constitutional Tribunal, Warsaw 2015, pp. 182;

J.Jankowski, P.Pałka, Problems of prohibited contractual provisions in contracts and regulations of housing co-operatives. Review of selected prohibited contract terms from the area of ​​activity of housing cooperatives, Money and Bond 2015, No. 67, p. 81-87;

E.Derc, Disappointing judgment of the Constitutional Tribunal regarding the Act on Credit Unions, Tęcza Polska, No. 9, September 2015;

E.Derc, Interview with the President of the NACSCU Rafał Matusiak on the judgment of the Constitutional Tribunal regarding the act on Credit Unions, Tęcza Polska, No. 9, September 2015;

J. Jankowski, E.Derc, Guide for teachers and students, how to set up a student cooperative, Warsaw 2014;

J. Jankowski, E.Derc, Need for statutory regulation of the student cooperatives’ status, in what direction goes the work of the Sejm Extraordinary Committee for the consideration of draft legislation on cooperative law?, Money and Bond 2014, No. 64, pp. 178-184;

P.Pałka, Confidential information legally protected in the activities of cooperative savings and credit unions (practical aspects in outline), Money and Bond 2014, No. 65, pp. 136-141;

J. Jankowski, P. Pałka, Future and the role of energy cooperatives in Poland – the original draft law on energy cooperatives, Money and Bond 2014, No. 65, pp. 154-161;. 65, pp. 154-161;

J. Jankowski, E.Derc, P.Pałka, Poland legislative initiative in the area of the European Union – Proposal for a Regulation of the Council of the European Union on the model of a European cooperative enterprise, Money and Bond 2014, No. 64, pp. 185-188;

J.Jankowski, P.Pałka, Legal definition of a cooperative in the European Union Law, assumptions of changes, Money and Bond 2014, No. 63, pp. 104-109;

P.Pałka,, International Cooperative Rules should become the norms of European Union law, 2014, No. 2 (7), pp. 49-52;

J. Jankowski, P.Pałka, Will there be a law enabling the transformation of commercial law companies into cooperatives?, Money and Bond 2014, no. 62, pp. 90-99 (author of the draft act amending the act on sport constituting an attachment to the article);

P.Pałka (Co-author), Commentary on the Act on the protection of the rights of a buyer of a flat or a detached house, Warsaw 2012, pp. 480;

P.Pałka, The concept of the consumer and the consumenr’s rights in civil law transactions, Gdynia 2011, pp. 102;

ałka, Protection of consumer interests in the European Union (development tendencies), Money and Bond 2011, No. 50, pp. 176-193;

P.Pałka, Consumer leasing – selected civil law issues, Money and Bond 2009, No. 45, pp. 80-84.

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