Marcin Pietkiewicz is a legal adviser and a member of the capital markets and financial institutions practices. He is also a member of the new technologies practice, where he advises on crowdfunding and virtual currencies (such as bitcoin).
He handles issues of securities law and the laws of capital markets and financial institutions, capital markets transactions, corporate governance, particularly in public companies, as well as outsourcing and compliance issues.
He is involved in drafting documentation connected with the issue of shares, bonds and structured products. He advises on fund raising on capital markets, takeovers, and acquisition of significant positions in the shares of public companies, performance of reporting requirements related to capital markets transactions, offering of foreign securities in Poland, and regulatory aspects of the operations of financial institutions (brokerages, banks, investment funds and insurance companies), the offering of financial products, and outsourcing of services. He represents clients in proceedings before the Polish Financial Supervision Authority.
He participates in project finance work (credit agreements, share acquisitions, and specific types of financing), purchasing of receivables and related collateral and securitisation matters.
Mr Pietkiewicz graduated from the Faculty of Law and Administration at the University of Warsaw, where he also completed a course in English and European law at the British Law Centre.
From 2003–2004 he worked at Wasylkowski & Partners, which was associated with an international network of law firms cooperating with Deloitte.
He co-authored Legal Risks in M&A Transactions, published by LexisNexis Polska in cooperation with Wardyński & Partners (Warsaw 2013). He is a member of the Warsaw Chamber of Legal Advisers. He joined Wardyński & Partners in 2004.