Krzysztof Korus

attorney-at-law, partner

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Department: Warszawa

Krzysztof Korus, PhD is an attorney-at-law, holder of the professional doctorate degree in the field of law and economic expert. He specializes in the area of payment services, new technology law and banking law. From 2015 onwards, he has been annually recommended by Chambers Europe in the Banking & Finance category (“strong experience in banking regulatory matters”, “deep knowledge and long experience”). Pioneer of regulatory advisory for the fintech sector in Poland.

He has advised on, among other things, PSD2 and open banking implementation, dozens of proceedings before financial market regulatory bodies in Poland and Europe, M&A transactions in the fintech market, as well as litigation and arbitration between financial institutions. He participated in the work of the most important industry working groups for the financial technology sector, including the API Evaluation Group at the European Commission, the Polish API team, the Working Group for the Development of Financial Innovation (FinTech) at the Polish Financial Supervision Authority, the “Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies” stream at the Ministry of Administration and Digitization as part of the “From Paper to Digital Poland” program and the working group at the Financial Market Development Council on the implementation of the PSD Directive. He is also a co-author of the reports “Study Impact of the PSD” and “Principles, Definitions and Model Rules of European Private Law” for the European Commission as well as member of the program board of the monthly magazine “Monitor Prawa Bankowego”.

As a member of the European Payments Consulting Association, he has also cooperated with the Polish-German Centre for Banking Law and London Economics. Author of dozens of publications, legal analyses and commentaries as well as a speaker at numerous industry events in Poland, Europe, America and Asia. He is involved in legislative activities at the Polish and EU level.