Third-party arbitration funding has not yet become popular in Poland, but its growing importance in the field of international arbitral practice means that it is gradually entering the Polish market. In particular, foreign sponsors are willing to cover a party's legal fees and expenses incurred in arbitration, as the Polish market is still developing and such investment is needed.
The fact that more goods than ever are now traded online has meant that the Office for Competition and Consumer Protection has in recent years examined a number of cases regarding online distribution. However, the number of cases regarding the e-commerce sector which have ended with a formal decision has been limited and there have been no high-profile cases.
Sołtysiński Kawecki & Szlęzak continues our examination of the issues that employers should consider before introducing a 'bring your own device' (BYOD) policy. In Poland, these include the need to protect confidential company information and to strike the right balance between the rights and freedoms of employers and employees. Employers should further ensure that the BYOD programme is truly voluntary.