Arkadiusz Kawulski, an attorney-at law, an of counsel in the technology department of Rymarz Zdort Maruta and a member of the Financial Technologies & Regulations team.
Experience and education:
He specialises in banking law, financial services consumer protection law and regulatory aspects of new technologies in the financial sector. Arkadiusz has over 25 years of professional experience in banking including a unique combination of working on both sides of banking (supervision and commercial banking).
He graduated from the Faculty of Law of the Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń and completed postgraduate European Studies at the Centre for Europe at the University of Warsaw. After starting his professional career, he worked for several years in the National Bank of Poland (including as the head of the legal area in the General Inspectorate of Banking Supervision and legal advisor in the Legal Department) and then provided legal services to banks both as a legal advisor and manager in the legal departments of banks and as an external legal service.
Arkadiusz is the author of a number of publications in the field of banking law, including a commentary to the Banking Law 2013, a textbook for lawyer trainees – Vademecum to Banking Law and articles published, among others, in the monthly magazine “Prawo bankowe” and “Monitor Prawa Bankowego”. He cooperated with the Polish Bank Association, co-writing recommendations concerning, inter alia, outsourcing or consumer credit.
Arkadiusz was a lecturer in banking law at the Warsaw School of Business & Finance and at the Warsaw Bar Association. He has conducted numerous training courses on banking law in cooperation with, among others, the Banking Advisory and Education Centre in Poznań, the Warsaw Institute of Banking (WIB), the International School of Banking and Finance in Katowice. He has conducted training courses for employees of the Bank Guarantee Fund, the Office of the Financial Supervision Authority and the National Bank of Poland. He has repeatedly been a speaker at conferences and seminars on banking, organised, among others, by the Polish Bank Association, the Allerhand Institute, the WSB University in Gdańsk.
In 2004, the President of the National Bank of Poland (NBP) honoured him with a prize for his merits for the banking of the Republic of Poland.