Multikino S.A.’s Proceedings Based On The Rebus Sic Stantibus Clause

DWF successfully represented Multikino S.A. in proceedings based on the rebus sic stantibus clause and concerning lease agreements.

These proceedings concern the formation of lease agreements in connection with the extraordinary change in economic relations caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Multikino, which belongs to the Vue International Group – a leader in the European cinema market, was the first operator to open a multiplex in Poland in 1998. Since then it has been setting the highest standards in the construction and operation of cinemas in Europe and worldwide. Vue currently have 33 cinemas in 27 Polish cities with a total of 267 screens operating under the Multikino brand. In May 2019, the chain acquired Cinema3D cinemas, thus increasing the number of locations to 44 with 316 screens in 37 cities.

DWF Maciej Antoniak (Picture – Local Partner, Warsaw), Maria Kierska (Senior Associate), and Dominika Sarek (Associate) represented Multikino S.A. 

Involved fees earner: Maciej Antoniak – DWF; Maria Kierska – DWF; Dominika Sarek – DWF;

Law Firms: DWF;

Clients: Multikino;

Author: Federica Tiefenthaler