Beata Balas-Noszczyk graduated from Warsaw University and is a licensed legal advisor. She is an experienced lawyer in the fields of commercial, insurance, banking, and investment fund and pension fund law. She heads the Department of Financial Institutions in Hogan Lovells. Prior to practising law in large law firms, she was a Deputy Director of the Department for Banking Systems and Financial Institutions. Later she became a Director of the Insurance Department at the Ministry of Finance where she was responsible for all the supervisory aspects of the insurance sector, granting permits to insurance companies and drafting related legislation, as well as the supervision and privatization of insurers. Before joining Hogan Lovells she was a partner in an international law firm where she was responsible for the insurance and pension law practice.
Beata was one of the drafters of the Insurance Activity Act and was a Polish representative on the Committee for Insurance Affairs at the OECD and the European Union.
Beata Balas-Noszczyk is the author of several publications on Polish insurance law, including; “Insurance Activity in Poland” in “Brief Magazine”, “An Overview of the Amendments to the Law on Insurance Practice” in “Legal Monitor”, “New Legal Framework Frees The Insurance Market” in “Lloyd’s Lists”, as well as being a co-author of the book “Doing Business in Poland”.
Beata lectured at international conferences on Financial Institutions in such areas as insurance and pension funds. She was also asked by the sub-committee of the Polish Parliament to be an expert advisor assisting them on the amendments to the Insurance Activity Act.