Business Breakfast: How to start business and win public tenders in Poland?

Place: Workland Business Centre (Gedimino ave. 20, Vilnius)
Time: 15 Nov 2017 09:30 - 12:30
Working language: English

The Sorainen public procurement team together with leading CEE/SEE regional law firm Wolf Theiss, Lithuanian Business Confederation and Trade and Investment Promotion Section of Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Vilnius invite you to a business breakfast with a focus on doing business and managing public tenders in Poland. Representatives from Wolf Theiss Warsaw will share practical hints on how to establish a business presence in Poland and resolve problems arising from the application of public procurement law in Poland.

Agenda

Moderator Laurynas Lukošiūnas

09:30-10:00

Registration and welcome coffee

10:00-10:15

Introduction

Peter Daszkowski, Co-Managing Partner of Wolf Theiss Warsaw

Valdas Sutkus, president of Lithuanian Business Confederation

10:15-11:00

Introduction to Public Procurement in Poland

Marcin Rudnik, Senior Associate of Wolf Theiss Warsaw 

  • The Polish public procurement market in 2017/2018
  • Introduction to public procurement in Poland – basic principles and types of procedure; status of implementation of EU Directives
  • Public procurement procedures in practice – timing, obstacles, traps, avoiding typical mistakes and their consequences for foreign companies
  • Relying on third parties as reference providers – necessary declarations and documents
  • Evaluation of offers – abnormally low price and offers exceeding amounts designated by the contracting authority to execute the tender
  • Legal remedies
  • Subcontracting – a different path to involvement in public procurement – risks and guarantees

11:00-11:45

Doing Business in Poland

Joanna Wajdzik, Associate of Wolf Theiss Warsaw

Marcin Rudnik

  • Structuring of contractor involvement during tender procedures and thereafter – choosing the proper business vehicle
  • Starting a business – cost, time, and procedures for starting a standardized limited liability company in Poland
  • Overview of business taxation in Poland
  • Incentives for investment in Poland/Special Economic Zones
  • New projects upcoming in the next few years
  • How to find information about new tenders

11:45-12:00

Q&A session

12:00-12:30

Snacks and networking

 The event is dedicated to company CEOs and in-house lawyers, who are interested in the Polish market.

The seminar will take place at Workland Business Centre (Gedimino ave. 20, Vilnius), on 15 November, 2017.

The language of the event will be English.

Participation is free of charge. Please register no later than 13 November here >>

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