Road carrier’s liability in a contractual chain situation

Background The Appeal Court of Turku in its judgment nro 294, dnro S 13/2163 evaluated whether under the Finnish Road Carriage Act (345/1979) (”RCA”) a performing road carrier is liable...


PRECEDENCE | The Finnish Supreme Court

Precedence | Jurisdiction The Finnish Supreme Court has provided a precedence in a transportation matter regarding jurisdiction of Finnish courts. The case has been ongoing for years. Now the European...


LEGAL UPDATE | Working Hours Act

Working Hours Act | Significant changes The new Finnish Working Hours Act (872/2019) (the “New Act”) to become effective as of 1.1.2020. The New Act is generally applicable and therefore...


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Legislation changes

FINLAND – A new Employment Accident and Occupational Disease Act proposed to become effective as of 1.1.2016 The Parliament on Finland on 6.3.2015 has accepted in second hearing the proposal...