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Legal System of Republic of Finland

Legal System of Republic of Finland

General information | Finnish legal system Finnish legal system is a civil law. However, EU law is directly applicable and takes precedence over national legislation. The Finnish legal system has developed in close connection with that of the other Nordic...

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Corporate Forms in Finland

Corporate Forms in Finland

Options for company forms in Finland There are several company forms in Finland. Common forms are as following: i) general partnerships, ii) limited partnerships and iii) limited liability companies. However, there are three different types of limited liability companies :...

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Employment legislation in Finland

Employment legislation in Finland

Employment legislation in Finland Employment legislation in Finland can be found from several acts. In general, the Employment Contracts Act (55/2001, as amended) enacts requirements applicable to employment. However, there are also numerous collective bargaining agreements regulating the terms of...

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E-commerce in Finland

E-commerce in Finland

E-commerce in Finland | Electronic signatures and distance selling In Finland the following acts regulate e-commerce in addition to general statutes. The Information Society Code (917/2014, as amended) | E-commerce in Finland The Information Society Code is an umbrella act...

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Corporate Tax Law in Finland

Corporate Tax Law in Finland

Corporate tax law in Finland Short introduction to corporate tax law in Finland. A company is treated as a Finnish tax resident if it is registered in Finland or established under Finnish law. However, an applicable double tax treaty might...

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Personal Data Protection in Finland

Personal Data Protection in Finland

Personal Data Protection in Finland The collection, storage and processing of personal data are regulated by the Personal Data Act (1050/2018, as amended). The Data Protection Act specifies and supplements the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and its national application. Among...

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