Rymarz Zdort expands its regulatory practice: Dr Adam Puchalski and Dr Łukasz Karasek of Bank Pekao join the team

19 March 2022

We are pleased to announce that Dr Adam Puchalski, counsel, and Dr Łukasz Karasek, senior associate, are joining the regulatory practice of Rymarz Zdort on 19 April 2022. Our new lawyers have gained their rich transactional experience working for law firms and as managers in the legal departments of financial sector institutions.

“For many reasons, I am delighted that Adam and Łukasz are joining our team. We focus on difficult and often groundbreaking transactions that require the involvement of many lawyers with outstanding competences. Adam and Łukasz have such competences. I know it because I have already worked with them on many occasions. They are excellent lawyers and high-class specialists. Obviously, they will be a great support for our transactional and regulatory dream team. I also count on their legislative expertise, knowing that Łukasz and Adam have supported several organisations in their legislative work, including the Polish Bank Association (Związek Banków Polskich),” says Dr hab. Łukasz Gasiński, partner heading the regulatory practice of Rymarz Zdort.

Adam Puchalski is an attorney-at-law with many years of experience in corporate matters, equity and debt capital markets law, M&A transactions, and financial sector regulatory issues. His experience includes advising on the largest and most complex M&A transactions in the Polish banking sector. Adam has participated in the largest and most prestigious initial and secondary public offerings of shares and public offerings of bonds. He has provided advice to a variety of institutions in respect of regulatory matters and proceedings before the Polish Financial Supervision Authority. He is the author of several publications, including the only Ph.D. dissertation in Poland on tender offers for shares in public companies, later published as a monograph. Before joining Rymarz Zdort, he held the positions of Director of Legal Projects and Director of Strategic Projects at Bank Pekao S.A., and has also worked for GREENBERG TRAURIG Nowakowska-Zimoch Wysokiński sp.k.

Łukasz Karasek is an attorney-at-law specialising in regulatory issues and financial markets law. During his work for the Polish Financial Supervision Authority, he was responsible for the implementation of key legal regulations relating to the capital and banking markets into the Polish legal system. His doctoral studies focused on regulatory and compliance issues. Before joining Rymarz Zdort, he worked for Bank Pekao S.A., Grupa Allianz and GREENBERG TRAURIG Nowakowska-Zimoch Wysokiński sp.k.

“As we join Rymarz Zdort, we are facing new challenges, and we look forward to working on interesting projects and having an opportunity to create a wide-ranging offer of services for our clients. We are proud to be able to join one of the best regulatory law firms serving the financial sector. We hope that our previous experience will make a valuable contribution that will expand Rymarz Zdort’s competence in this area,” says Dr Adam Puchalski.

Welcome on board and good luck!

Team members

Dr hab. Łukasz Gasiński

Partner

Dr hab. Łukasz Gasiński

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