Katarzyna PolakTrainee Advocate

Graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration at the University of Silesia in Katowice. During her studies, she acted as co-ordinator of the criminal law section and secretary of the Student Legal Advice Centre at the University of Silesia. In 2017, she defended her master’s thesis in criminalistics, entitled ‘ATM skimming. Case study’. Currently, she is undergoing her advocate training at the District Bar Council in Katowice.

During her work for a company operating on the basis of blockchain technology, she gained knowledge and experience in the legal aspects of activities of such enterprises, including in the area of AML/KYC policy and stock exchange trading, as well as legal regulations and solutions concerning the issues mentioned above, including those applicable in the Republic of Malta.

Her professional interests revolve around the legal status of new technologies and criminal law — in particular, issues related to the use of blockchain technology and cybercrime.

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