Advocacy

AmCham Poland speaks for American companies operating in Poland on the issues of investment, trade, public procurement, environment, and competitiveness. Our aim is to ensure a growth-oriented business and investment climate in Poland. AmCham provides a platform for discussion and debate on the legal environment in Poland and takes active part in the legislative process. The organization’s advocacy work includes cooperation with the public sector and other business organizations; the monitoring and analyzing of Polish and EU legislation; preparing position papers, policy statements and legal opinions; collaboration with member company government relations managers; and participation in rule-making.

AmCham Polska jest głosem firm amerykańskich w Polsce na temat inwestycji, handlu, zamówień publicznych, środowiska i konkurencyjności. Działamy na rzecz ulepszenia klimatu inwestycyjnego w Polsce. Nasza organizacja zapewnia platformę do debaty o otoczeniu prawnym i biznesowym w Polsce. Współpracujemy z sektorem publicznym i organizacjami biznesowymi, monitorujemy i analizujemy polskie przepisy prawne oraz przepisy prawne Unii Europejskiej, przygotowujemy stanowiska i opinie prawne, współpracujemy z osobami zajmującymi się relacjami z administracją publiczną w naszych firmach członkowskich, a także uczestniczymy w procesie legislacyjnym.

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Business to Government Dialogue
AmCham’s letter to the President of the Office of Electronic Communications on a frequency assignment decision (PL)
Position of the Entrepreneurship Congress on the Prime Minister’s "second expose" (PL)
AmCham's position on Regulation Reform (PL)
AmCham's position on plain packaging (EN)
AmCham’s position on public-private partnership in Poland (PL)
AmCham’s position on the process of registering limited liability companies via the internet (PL)
AmCham's position on proposed changes to the pension system (PL)
AmCham’s position on Poland's current economic situation and the issue of introducing innovation (PL)
AmCham’s position regarding electronic invoices (PL)
AmCham's position on upgrading employees' qualifications (PL)
AmCham’s letter to the Minister of Foreign Affairs on the internet economy in Poland (PL)
AmCham’s next letter to the President of the Office of Electronic Communications on a frequency assignment decision (PL)
Data Protection
AmCham EU position paper on the General Data Protection Regulation (EN)
Working document on General Data Protection Regulation in connection to a meeting with the EU Justice and Home Affairs Council on 9-10 October 2014 (PL)
AmCham’s position paper on the Privacy Shield
Education
AmCham’s position on the vocational training (PL)
Energy
AmCham’s position on the Renewable Energy Sources draft law (PL)
AmCham’s position paper on RES (PL)
Letters regarding the Renewable Energy Sources draft law (PL)
AmCham’s position on lowering energy costs for large operations (PL)
AmCham's position on the general aspects of the gas market framework in Poland (PL)
AmCham's position on the Renewable Energy Sources draft law (PL)
IGCC’s position paper on the Wind Energy Investment Act
IGCC’s position paper on the Wind Energy Investment Act
AmCham’s position paper on the energy crisis in Poland
Innovation
AmCham’s position on the Digital Single Market (PL)
Labor Law
AmCham’s position on the latest changes to the Polish Labor Law (PL)
AmCham's position on draft anti-crisis labor law (PL)
AmCham comments on Trilateral Commission Proposals (within the scope of labor issues) (PL)
AmCham's position on law on employees' information and consultation (PL)
Plain Packaging
AmCham’s letter to the Taoiseach on plain packaging requirements (EN)
AmCham's position on plain packaging (EN)
Public Procurement
AmCham's proposal on contractors belonging to the same capital group (PL)
Amcham’s position on exclusion of contractors in Public Procurement (PL)
AmCham’s position on the Act of 12 October 2012 amending the Public Procurement Law (PL)
AmCham's position on the proposals regarding the Public Procurement Act proposed by the Public Procurement Office (PL)
AmCham’s position to the Chairman of the Public Procurement Office about a draft proposal regarding non-price criteria when evaluating an offer in public procurement procedures (PL)
AmCham's position on non-price criteria in public procurement procedures (PL)
AmCham's position on the new Public Procurement Law (PL)
Position on the Act of 19 January 2016 amending the Public Procurement Law (PL)
Tax
AmCham’s position on the latest changes to the Polish VAT law (PL)
AmCham's position on changes in PIT law (PL)
AmCham position on VAT deductibility on new company cars (PL)
AmCham’s position on the act concerning tax on large format retail trade in Poland (PL)
AmCham’s position on the act on retail sales tax (PL)
IGCC’s position paper on the act on retail sales introducing the additional sector tax (PL)
AmCham’s position paper on the new interpretation of VAT rate for QSR segment in Poland (PL)
AmCham’s position paper on the Second Innovation Support Bill (PL)
AmCham’s postition paper on a draft amendment to the Polish CIT Law (PL)
Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP)
AmCham is focusing on the promotion of the Transatlantic Trade and investment Partnership (TTIP) among businesses in Poland. Our goal is to better prepare Polish organizations for the potential changes caused by the TTIP and to help prepare the Polish government for its role in the agreement.
Szanse i wyzwania dla biznesu
Panel Discussion “Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) – interests, chances, threats”, co-organized by the Kosciuszko Institute. Panelists: Andrzej Dycha, Undersecretary of State, Ministry of Economy; Prof. Katarzyna Żukrowska, Professor, Warsaw School of Economics (SGH); Wojciech Arszewski, Public Affairs Director for Central & Eastern Europe, UPS; Roman Rewald, AmCham Board Member, Partner, Weil, Gotshal & Manges- September 3, 2013 During the discussion following topics were approached: the shape of the negotiating process, how TTIP may effect your business, the expectations of Polish companies regarding TTIP, the Kościuszko Institute research plans on TTIP, impact of TTIP on Poland, Poland’s negotiating position, sectors with the most potential to gain from a removal of barriers and what the impact would be.
Panel Discussion “Business without Borders – what will be the impact of TTIP?” Panelists: Tony Housh, Principal, CGC; AmCham Board Member; Elena Bryan, Senior Trade Representative, United States Mission to the European Union; Prof. Alan Riley, LLM, PhD, Director of the LLM Programme, The City Law School - September 4, 2013
Panel discussion in Warsaw on TTIP with Elena Bryan, Senior Trade Representative at the U.S. Mission to the EU; Mieczysław Nogaj, Director of the Economic Policy Department at the Ministry of Economy and Roman Gurbiel, CEO of Stratpole Consulting – September 11, 2013 (linkować z eventem ‘TTIP Panel Discussion in Warsaw Elena Bryan, Senior Trade Representative at the U.S. Mission to the E.U.’)
Participation Dorothy Dabrowski, Director of the American Chamber of Commerce in Poland in a Panel discussion on TTIP, during the Congress of Small and Medium Enterprises in Katowice – September 17, 2013
AmCham participation in conference organized by Ministry of Foreign Affairs – October 9, 2013 "Barriers and difficulties in the U.S. market in the context of the TTIP agreement"
Others
Letter regarding amendment to the Geological and Mining Law Act (PL)
Press release on Infrastructure (PL)
AmCham's position paper on proposed telecom law changes (PL)
AmCham's position on Class Action draft legislation (PL)
AmCham's position regarding G20 summit (PL)
AmCham's position on higher education system in Poland (PL)
AmCham's Position Paper on Economic Crisis (EN)
Press release on Infrastructure (PL)
AmCham’s position on the proposal of new counter-terrorist regulations (PL)
AmCham’s position on the changes to the EU Regulation 651/2014 declaring certain categories of aid compatible with the internal market (EN)
AmCham’s position on a draft bill on Sunday trading ban (PL)
AmCham’s position on the European Commission Proposal for a directive on copyright in the Digital Single Market (PL)
IGCC’s postition paper on a draft bill on Sunday trading ban (PL)
IGCC’s postion paper on the insurance policies (PL)
AmCham’s position paper in the second public consultations on the changes to the EU Regulation 651/2014 declaring certain categories of aid compatible with the internal market (EN)
IGCC’s position paper on medical rescue services (PL)
IGCC’s position paper on medicinal products (PL)
IGCC’s position paper on a draft legislation implementing a hospital network (PL)
AmCham’s position paper on a draft law on sourcing plant proteins locally (PL)
AmCham’s position paper on the draft bill amending the Law on Healthcare Benefits Financed from Public Funds and Certain Other Laws (PL)
AmCham’s letter to the Minister of Health with regard to the ordinance of the Director of the Polish National Health Fund (NFZ)
Useful Legal Acts (EN)
Labor Code
Tax Ordinance
Act on Personal Income Tax
Act on Corporate Income Tax
Code of Commercial Companies
Freedom of Establishment Act
Public Procurement Law

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