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On Monday, Decmber 10th AmCham held it's Annual General Meeting where Members elected a new Board, looked back on the past year and forward to the next, and celebrated the Christmas season.
AmCham Members elected to the Board of Directors:
Magdalena Pavlak-Chiaradia from ERM Polska, Marek Szydłowski from TVN, Sławomir Sikora from Bank Handlowy, Jolanta Jaworska from IBM Poland, Joseph Wancer from BGŻ Paribas, AmCham Managing Director Dorota Dąbrowska-Winterscheid, Roman Rewald from Weil, Gotshal & Manges, Jacek Drabik from Motorola Solutions Poland, Marcin Petrykowski from S&P Global Ratings, Tony Housh from Northrop Grumman, John Lynch from Lynka, Robert Bednarski from Facebook, and Robert Orzyłowski from Lockheed Martin.
See pictures from the event here.
On November 29th, AmCham organized a meeting entitled Brexit – What Happens Next?. Our speaker was Mr. Howard Miller, Co-Head of European Government Affairs at Citi. Our guest who is an expert in European politics, capital markets and senior policymaker engagement guided us through the main challenges for the European Union and its member states after Brexit, including potential impact of Brexit on European economy, rights of EU citizens living in the UK and potential future arrangements between the UK and EU.
Compulsory evaluation of effectiveness of Public-Private Partnership (PPP) projects, obtaining an opinion on the legitimacy of a project carried out under this formula, a PPP test for projects valued at more than PLN 300 million - these are just some of the changes introduced by a recent act signed by the President of Poland. On November 27, AmCham organized a meeting on Changes in the Public-Private Partnership Law- Opportunities and Challenges. Our speaker was Ms. Marta Fredrych, Associate from Baker & McKenzie and we discussed main amendments to the PPP law and their impact on future projects, legal and regulatory framework and sources of financing and bankability and upcoming large scale PPP projects in Poland.
To view the presentation from the meeting click here.