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Grzegorz Kott

Grzegorz Kott

Of Counsel

grzegorz.kott@eversheds-sutherland.pl

+48 22 50 50 756

+48 22 50 50 701

Poland

Languages

Polish, English

Areas of practice

  • Insurance
  • Capital markets
  •  Banking and Finance  |  
  • Consumer finance
  • Automotive | Restructuring

Experience

Grzegorz Kott is an attorney at law and Of Counsel at Wierzbowski Eversheds Sutherland. He specialises in banking, consumer finance, capital markets and insurance law as well as corporate and civil laws.
He has over 20 years experience in providing legal advice to domestic and international business entities in financial markets as well as in other areas of business. He also advised in international consulting firms such, in tax and legal departments.
Grzegorz renders a day-to-day legal assistance to entrepreneurs, including financial institutions such as leasing providers, consumer credit providers, banks, investments funds and insurers. He drafts and verifies internal by-laws, general terms of agreements, samples of basic documents necessary to run a given activity, agreements with transfer agents or with a depositary, etc. He advises on setting-up, acquisition and restructuring of business entities, including private equity transactions. He negotiates credit facility documentations, including security packages, receivable sales agreements and other similar contracts.
Grzegorz advises on consumer regulations, in particular referring to consumers finance regulations, distant or door-to-door sales, abusive clauses and other issues connected with contracting with consumers. He advices on disputes with consumer market regulators. He takes part in creation or verification of new sales structures from the perspective of their compliance with consumer regulations. He is a co-author of a commentary to the act on consumer credit.

Grzegorz Kott is an attorney at law and of counsel in the banking and finance team at Eversheds Sutherland Wierzbowski.

He specializes in banking, consumer finance, capital markets and insurance law as well as commercial and civil law.  He has 25 years’ experience providing legal advice to domestic and international businesses in financial markets as well as other areas of business. He has also worked at international consulting firms in their tax and legal departments.

He provides day-to-day legal assistance to companies, including financial institutions such as banks, consumer lenders, investments funds, insurers and leasing providers. He drafts and reviews internal bylaws, general terms of contract, templates for basic documents necessary for the client’s business, agreements with transfer agents and depositaries, and the like. He advises on establishment, acquisition and restructuring of businesses, including entities operating on financial markets. He also advises on private equity transactions. He negotiates credit facility documentation, including security packages, contracts for sale of receivables, and other similar contracts.

Grzegorz advises on consumer regulations, in particular involving consumer finance, distance and off-premises sales, abusive clauses, and other issues connected with consumer contracts. He advises on disputes with consumer market regulators. He takes part in creation and review of sales structures from the perspective of compliance with consumer regulations. He is also the co-author of a commentary on the Consumer Credit Act.

Recent projects

  • Drafting and negotiating agreements for a sale of receivables with a total value exceeding PLN 1 billion
  • Legal analysis and negotiation of group insurance agreements
  • Drafting general terms and conditions and other insurance documentation for selected types of insurance cover
  • Reviewing, amending and negotiating investment agreement portfolios with respect to employee pension programs and other savings plans
  • Reviewing and drafting facility documentation for consumer credit offers for various sale channels
  • Reviewing and amending internal regulations at financial institutions such as anti-money laundering procedures, client conflict procedures, and procedures for implementing the Market Abuse Regulation