Piotr Jaskiewicz

Piotr Jaskiewicz

Counsel
Baker McKenzie Krzyżowski i Wspólnicy Spółka Komandytowa

Biography

Piotr Jaskiewicz joined the Firm in 2008. He is a counsel in the Mergers & Acquisitions and the International Commercial & Trade Practice Groups and is a member of the Compliance & Investigations practice. Educated in Poland and France, he has worked in the Firm's offices in Warsaw, Chicago, and London, as well as at a Munich-based client, and has closed transactions around the world.

Piotr has been recommended in Commercial, Corporate and M&A by The Legal 500 EMEA, and ranked as Notable Practitioner in M&A by IFLR1000.

Practice Focus

Piotr focuses on corporate, commercial and compliance matters. His corporate experience includes mergers and acquisitions and all types of corporate reorganizations - both cross-border and domestic. Piotr's commercial practice covers foreign direct investments, expansions, supply chain reorganizations and international contract negotiations. His compliance expertise includes anti-money laundering regulations, beneficial ownership disclosures, whistleblowing, internal investigations, director liability, as well as compliance due diligence and gap reviews.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Advised on numerous domestic and cross-border M&A transactions, on both buy and sell side, in various sectors, including finance, food, services and manufacturing.

  • Ensured legal assistance in placing M&A transaction risk insurance policies, on both the insured and the underwriter side.

  • Advised multinational clients on corporate reorganizations, in the capacity of both global and regional coordinator, as well as local counsel (pre-transaction restructurings, post-acquisition integrations, non-transactional structure changes, cash repatriations, in various sectors including IT, healthcare, finance, fashion, media and manufacturing).

  • Advised global clients in executing greenfield investments in Poland, including establishing outsourcing (business services) and manufacturing operations, in the banking, online retail, logistics, real estate, hospitality, fashion, technology, food and chemicals sectors.

  • Assisted clients in making beneficial ownership determinations on a local and international basis, preparing beneficial ownership documentation, completing customer due diligence processes and managing beneficial ownership information at a group level.

  • Advised on implementation and assessment of internal compliance practices, corporate governance rules, and director liability matters.

  • Handled internal compliance investigations, and advised on disciplinary actions against directors and employees.

  • Advised Polish clients on expanding abroad and in general foreign subsidiary management matters; ensured comprehensive legal assistance to clients worldwide.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Warsaw Bar Association - Member

Admissions

  • California - United States (2021)
  • Poland (2013)

Education

  • Warsaw School of Economics (Post Graduate Diploma Mergers & Acquisitions) (2011)
  • Jagiellonian University (Magister Law) (2009)
  • Jagiellonian University (Licencjat European Studies) (2008)
  • University of Orleans [France] (Master Private Law) (2008)
  • Montesquieu University Bordeaux IV (Diploma French Law) (2007)
  • Jagiellonian University & CUA Columbus School of Law (Diploma US Law) (2006)

Languages

  • English
  • French
  • Polish

Previous Offices

  • Chicago
  • Author, "Prevention of money laundering - obligations imposed on shared service centers", Outsourcing&More, July 2021

  • Co-author, "Managing beneficial ownership information within capital groups", Global Compliance News, April 2020

  • Co-author, "Koniec anonimowości w spółkach, czyli jak zarządzać danymi o beneficjentach rzeczywistych" (The end of corporate anonymity, or how to manage beneficial ownership data), Rzeczpospolita, February 2020

  • Co-author, "Fuzje i przejęcia w praktyce" (Mergers and acquisitions in practice), Parkiet, April 2019

  • Author, "Odpowiednio się przygotuj, gdy planujesz sprzedaż spółki" (Get your business ready before you sell), Rzeczpospolita, July 2013

  • Author, "Sprawdź, czy prawidłowo prowadzisz dokumentację korporacyjną" (Check if your corporate documentation is sound), Rzeczpospolita, November 2012