Digital Revolution in Poland: Upcoming Deadline for Share Dematerialization

    View Author April 2020

    Certain provisions of the Act of August 30, 2019, Amending the Commercial Companies Code and Certain other Acts (the “Amendment”), which came into effect on January 1, 2020, introduced a number of changes to commercial law, including mandatory dematerialization of physical shares in limited companies and partnerships limited by shares. The mandatory dematerialization does not enter into force until 2021, yet the legislator has already imposed certain obligations on the above-mentioned companies, which are still to be met in June 2020.

    The Polish version of this alert is also available to view online.