Michał Chodkowski, partner, was appointed the National Administrator of the PSSB Code of Polish Direct Selling Association (PSSB) by the General Assembly on 19 February 2016.
Łaszczuk & Partners law firm has cooperated with the Polish Direct Selling Association since its creation in 1994, providing ongoing legal advice and supporting the association in realization of its initiatives. Lawyers from the firm were involved in creation of the PSSB Code of Direct Selling, and advocate Maciej Łaszczuk served as National Administrator of the PSSB Code to the moment of appointing Michał Chodkowski.
The PSSB Code has been adopted by the Polish Direct Selling Association and includes the rules and best practices, with which members of PSSB are obliged to comply. The Code regulations cover the relations between the sellers and the consumers, especially standards regarding contacting the consumer, rules covering withdrawal from the contract and returning the products, and the issues regarding protection of the consumers’ privacy. The main goal of the Code is ensuring high quality of services, protection of consumers, promoting fair competition and ethical aspects of direct selling.
The National Administrator of the Code is an independent person that oversees complying with the Code by the PSSB members and resolves disputes and complaints based on the Code.