Polish Confiscation of German Corporate Assets Triggers Legal Challenge

BRUSSELS, January 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

 

The Berlin registered company K.u.K. - E.F.I International GmbH is taking legal steps to recover German owned properties that have been confiscated in Poland by the Wroclaw Prosecutor's Office without any court decision or legal warrant.

The properties include the assets of 4 non-resident commercial bank accounts registered in the name of the German company in Poland that were blocked in March 2013 and the deposits confiscated, without any grounds.

The list of confiscated assets also include three cars, registered in Berlin in Germany in the name of K.u.K. - E.F.I International GmbH, which were seized on 6th November in Poland by the Wroclaw Prosecutor's Office. A German employee driving one of the company owned cars was detained for 36 hours although he was not charged, and the vehicle he was driving was confiscated without any explanation.

International lawyers representing K.u.K. - E.F.I International GmbH are claiming a breach of the bilateral Memorandum of Understanding on the protection of bilateral investment between Germany and Poland and a breach of Article 231 of the Polish Criminal Code by the Wroclaw Prosecutor's Office.

On referral from the Polish Prosecutor General's Office, between 2011 and 2013 K.u.K. - E.F.I International GmbH was the subject of a full and comprehensive investigation by the Berlin State Prosecutor during which the company in Berlin fully co-operated with and assisted the German authorities with their research, providing all of the documents and the information requested.

Having examined these thoroughly after an investigation of 3 years, the Berlin Prosecutor's Office ruled on 28th October 2013 that there was no evidence to substantiate the claims from the Polish authorities against K.u.K. - E.F.I International GmbH, Zdiszlaw, Halina and Anna Kmetko and that the investigation was closed.

The seizures by the Wroclaw Prosecutor's Office of the property belonging to K.u.K. - E.F.I International GmbH have been made without reference to the German authorities, without any Polish or German court decisions or legal warrants, and the legality of these actions is now being challenged by the Company's international legal team in Berlin.

"21st Century Poland has shaken off its soviet past, but in some parts of the administration there remain some pockets of recidivism and behaviour more appropriate to homo sovieticus," a spokesman for the company said. "Poland is a key member of the European Union, and a supporter of European values and European law. Our company is an international European business that respects the highest standards of EU governance and we cannot tolerate this kind of treatment. We believe our assets have been taken away without due legal process or authority. We will defend our corporate rights and seek to recover them through the correct legal channels, in accordance with European law."

For more information see http://www.kmetkostory.org    

Issued for K.u.K. - E.F.I International GmbH by Macmillan PR Ltd.

SOURCE K.u.K. - E.F.I International GmbH

http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/polish-confiscation-of-german-corporate-assets-triggers-legal-challenge-241118421.html

 

Read 988908 times
Rate this item
(1 Vote)

1696 comments

  • Comment Link pozycjonowanie gliwice Saturday, 09 August 2014 07:00 posted by pozycjonowanie gliwice

    Ciekawe teksty, dobra tematyka

  • Comment Link Watch latest movies online Thursday, 07 August 2014 21:30 posted by Watch latest movies online

    Hi very nice internet site! Gentleman. Attractive. Superb. I'll bookmark your blog post plus consider the bottles on top of that? I am pleased to seek out lots of practical details here in your publish, we want develop a lot more practices during this reverence, thanks for expressing.

  • Comment Link here Tuesday, 05 August 2014 20:38 posted by here

    This Whirlpool Cabrio WTW7600XW Washer features a total washing capacity of 5.
    This acts because sole massaging device for most of
    the people thereby, brings a charm and energy to your body.

    This could keep your clothing from becoming over-dried, which results in a very loss
    of color and shrinking. I quickly turned the washer off before it completely jumped with the top in the counter
    and broke the glass door for the oven.

  • Comment Link essentiallyjuiceshop.zendesk.com Tuesday, 05 August 2014 14:11 posted by essentiallyjuiceshop.zendesk.com

    Garmin will be the leaders within the UK in relation to specialising in car GPS systems which is the reason why they come strongly suggested by everyone who
    may have ever used them. This style may transfer
    your details to Garmin Connect easily simply because in the
    ANT+ wireless technology.

    What is actually a GPS locator map and how could it's of use
    to you. The unit contains a tiny antenna which may have to carry
    on and be somewhat upright to assure good conversation with all the handheld GPS unit.

    Cyber monday deals 2013 garmin gps Garmin, a respected producer of automobile,
    boat, and personal GPS receivers, includes a complete distinctive line of Garmin GPS Navigators.

  • Comment Link Video On Dermand has hundreds of new xxx sex movies and video on demand porn Saturday, 02 August 2014 03:02 posted by Video On Dermand has hundreds of new xxx sex movies and video on demand porn

    I am a group of volunteers and also starting up a brand new program in this area. Your blog supplied us having beneficial data to figure upon. You could have conducted any solid hobby plus our full community shall be fortunate for you.

  • Comment Link PRETURI OPTIMIZARE Sunday, 27 July 2014 21:39 posted by PRETURI OPTIMIZARE

    si mai sunt cei care modifica numai din tema

  • Comment Link  Broadband Wednesday, 23 July 2014 04:35 posted by Broadband

    I have been browsing on-line greater than three hours lately, but I by no means discovered any interesting article like yours. It's beautiful value enough for me. In my view, if all web owners and bloggers made just right content material as you probably did, the web shall be a lot more useful than ever before.

  • Comment Link Real Estate For Sale And Rent,Houses and condos in Pattaya,Property for sale and rent in Pattaya,Luxurious properties for sale and rent in Pattaya,Expat luxury in Thailand,Expat luxury condos,Expat condos in Thailand,Expat house in Thailand,Expat house in Thursday, 17 July 2014 05:38 posted by Real Estate For Sale And Rent,Houses and condos in Pattaya,Property for sale and rent in Pattaya,Luxurious properties for sale and rent in Pattaya,Expat luxury in Thailand,Expat luxury condos,Expat condos in Thailand,Expat house in Thailand,Expat house in

    Hey cool web site! Person. Exceptional. Remarkable. I will take note of your blog plus consider the for in addition? My business is thankful to locate several handy facts through your upload, we end up needing build far more tactics with this value, we appreciate you expressing.

  • Comment Link how to sell stuff on ebay Tuesday, 15 July 2014 22:48 posted by how to sell stuff on ebay

    Dο you mind if I qսote a few of уour articles as long as I ƿrovide crediit
    аnd sources bqck to your blog? My blog is in the еxact same niche as yours and
    my vsitors would genuіnely benefit from slme of the infoгmation you present here.
    Please let me know if this okay with you. Thanks!

  • Comment Link how to get Free gems in clash of clans Tuesday, 15 July 2014 05:13 posted by how to get Free gems in clash of clans

    Hi, I desire to subscribe for this webpage to take hottest updates, so where
    can i do it please help.

Leave a comment

Make sure you enter the (*) required information where indicated. HTML code is not allowed.