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5th General Counsel Forum

The 5th annual General Counsel Forum will be held on 25–26 September 2012 at the Polonia Palace Hotel in Warsaw. This event for the directors of corporate legal departments is organized by Bonnier Business Polska. Wierzbowski Eversheds is a partner of the event.

On the first day of the conference, participants will be able to listen to presentations and take part in discussions addressing issues of effective assurance of business continuity as well as the latest regulations and amendments affecting the business community.

The second day of the conference will be devoted to specialized training sessions for managers: the interactive General Counsel Academy. During these sessions, participants will be able to choose from a total of 8 different workshop topics, devoted to such issues as:

  • legal team management
  • optimizing the outsourcing of legal services
  • evaluation of the work of in-house lawyers
  • the role and tasks of the legal department in crisis management
  • financial analysis of enterprises
  • effective business communications.

Our law firm will be represented at the event by Małgorzata Modzelewska de Raad, partner and manager of the competition law and litigation teams. In her presentation on the first day of the forum, she will discuss proposed new antitrust institutions under Polish law, concerning:

  • criminal liability of management board members
  • new authority of the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection
  • “leniency plus”.

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