Two weeks ago, Finland witnessed its first GDPR fines, as three companies were fined for violations of key obligations under the GDPR. Issued a week before the second anniversary of...
EESSI is a new IT system (Electronic Exchange of Social Security Information), which has been established for streamlining the information flow between social security authorities of EU...
According to a recently released government proposal, employers in Finland would be required to pay a compensation to departing employees during any non-compete period imposed on them.
Fakhoury Global Immigration
The Finnish Immigration Service is currently experiencing a shortage of appointments times at its Service Points. Due to the global pandemic, it is no longer possible to queue in line...
Some COVID-19 restrictions are still in force, but the Finnish Government has gradually started opening border traffic and restarted immigration processes with the following recent changes.
This article examines the use of temporary layoffs in responding to the Covid-19 crisis in Finland, and points for employers to consider in the current context.
Finland's parliament has just passed a government proposal regarding layoffs and termination of employment during a probationary period. The changes constitute part of the measures to support
DLA Piper UK LLP
The Criminal Code of Finland 39/1889, as amended, (the CCF) provides the legal framework governing bribery.
Due to increased application volumes, government processing times for Residence Permit for a Specialist applications – the main Finnish work authorization type for experts and managers
Työpaikalla tapahtuva häirintä on ollut viime vuosien aikana vilkkaan julkisen keskustelun kohteena.
Euroopan komissio, Euroopan parlamentti ja jäsenvaltiot pääsivät 12. maaliskuuta Strasbourgissa sopimukseen uusista säännöistä, joilla suojellaan ilmiantajia, jotka ilmoittavat EU:n lainsäädäntöjen rikkomisesta.
Redesigning a city's brand identity is a massive undertaking.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
In a high-profile case (KKO 2017:27, May 19, 2017), the Finnish supreme court specifically emphasized an employer's obligation to consider whether it can avoid termination of employment ...
Do we really need to have a shareholders agreement (SHA) as we are all good friends and we all go way back?
The startups' yellow brick road to success is most often paved with a well-written shareholders agreement (SHA).
The startup world can be a ruthless place for an early-stage startup starting its journey to world domination.
This article will be dedicated to presenting common funding types for early-stage startups, so that the next time you hear from an investor you met at Slush or Arctic15...
A while back, the founders of a rapidly growing Finnish startup within digital marketing came to see us at Nordic Law.
Back in 2010, the Chinese Government made a projection that by 2015 more than 1 million invention patents would be filed annually in China.
Attorneys-at-Law Trust Ltd
Once again a magnificient year has passed and I must say as we had such an energetic ending for 2016, I thought that I should start this year's postings with a small recap of what happened.