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DWF in Poland boosts its Banking & Finance practice with FinTech expert appointment

30 November 2020
DWF, the global legal business, has appointed Dr Michał Grabowski, a payment law and mobile banking expert, as Of Counsel in Poland.
Dr Michał Grabowski, a highly regarded banking and fin-tech lawyer, who specialises in banking and payment services, will support the Banking & Finance Team of DWF in Poland. 

He brings a wealth of experience, including expertise on advising on obtaining permits required to operate as payment or electronic money institutions, as well as rendering payment initiation and account information services. He has advised on transactions for the establishment of banks and payment institutions as well as on the conduct surrounding activities by banks and fin-techs within the European Union.

Dr Grabowski is a member of numerous supervisory boards of companies operating in the fin-tech area. Alongside this, he is also a lecturer at Warsaw School of Economics and has written numerous articles and studies on financial markets, as well as being the author of the first commentary to the Polish Payment Services Act. 

Adam Stopyra, Head of Banking & Finance at DWF in Poland, commented, "Dr Grabowski joining our team is a strategic step towards the development of the area of advice to payment institutions and mobile banking. I am proud that we will have an expert in this area, which is now becoming crucial for our clients."

Michał Pawłowski, Managing Partner of DWF in Poland, added, "We are pleased to welcome Dr Grabowski, whose name is very well known in the financial market, to the dynamic and rapidly growing team of DWF in Poland. His expert knowledge in the fields of fin-tech and mobile payments will allow us to expand our offering to clients from the financial sector in Poland."

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