Jacek JASTRZEBSKI is the new Chairman of the Polish Financial Supervision Authority

KNF- the Polish Financial Supervision Authority has announced the appointment of Jacek JASTRZEBSKI as Chairman of the market regulator, replacing Marek CHRZANOWSKI who resigned amid corruption allegations.

The new KNF head was appointed on 23 November 2018 by the Prime Minister Mateusz MORAWIECKI, according the provisions of the basis of the Act of 21 July 2006 on the supervision of the financial market.

According to the KNF website, Jacek JASTRZEBSKI (38) is one of the leading specialists in the field of law and the financial sector with high professional reputation in Poland. He has legal education as a graduate and professor at the Faculty of Law and Administration at the University of Warsaw and economics as a graduate of the Warsaw School of Economics. He also graduated from the prestigious law program Professional LL.M. at the University of California, Berkeley in the United States.

JASTRZEBSKI's career combines work in the banking sector with academic-academic activity. For over ten years he was the deputy director of the Legal Department of the Universal Savings Bank of the Polish Bank, and for over five years he has been employed as an associate professor at the Civil Law Department of the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Warsaw. In 2017, it was included in the list of "Legal 500's GC Power lists: Central and Eastern Europe" - a list of outstanding lawyers in Central and Eastern Europe.

In his scientific activity he deals with civil law, commercial law and the law of the financial market, and is the author or co-author of over 80 scientific publications. The doctoral and postdoctoral dissertation was awarded in the competitions of the "State and Law" monthly. He was a participant, also as a speaker or moderator, at a number of national or international conferences, including those dealing with financial market issues.

Jacek JASTRZEBSKI is fluent in three languages: English, German and French.

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