White & Case (Warsaw)

Jakub Gubański

White & Case (Warsaw)
Lawyer (of Counsel)

Jakub Gubański focuses his practice on competition law matters and mergers & acquisitions. Since the beginning of his legal career at White & Case, Jakub has provided legal advice on the antimonopoly aspects of cross-border concentrations of business entities, in particular on the energy, insurance, healthcare, telecommunication, media, IT and real estate markets. He has advised numerous companies on the merger control rules in Poland and provided guidance in relation to compliance with antitrust and competition law in the EU and Poland. He has also represented clients in the proceedings before competition authorities. In 2007 Jakub was seconded to the White & Case Brussels office, where he focused on European law, including in particular competition law. He also assisted in antitrust proceedings before the European Commission and the European Court of Justice. Jakub has also worked on numerous acquisitions of public and private companies, including banks, insurance companies, IT, energy and FMCG companies, as well as the privatization of companies. He has also represented various private equity funds in a large number of acquisitions of Polish portfolio companies. Jakub has also advised on internal reorganizations of capital groups and the formation of joint ventures. For the last several years, the prestigious ranking Legal 500 EMEA has recommended Jakub in the Competition/Antitrust category. He has been recognized by the latest edition in the Commercial/Corporate/M&A category. Jakub’s articles have been published in Crime, Law and Social Change, Gazeta Finansowa and The Wall Street Journal Polska.

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5362 Bulletin

Jacek Polewski, Jakub Gubański, Małgorzata Mroczkowska-Horne The Polish competition authority grants merger clearance to a company close to attaining a dominant position in the national beer market (Kompania Piwowarska / Browar Belgia)


This article discusses the OCCP’s decision approving a merger between Kompania Piwowarska and Browar Belgia (decision n° DKK - 5/08). The merger is the fourth of its kind in the industry within the last five years and the second where Kompania Piwowarska is an acquiring company. It is an (...)

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