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The Finnish Maritime Act to be amended in respect to bareboat charter

The Finnish Maritime Act to be amended in respect to bareboat charter

Background on bareboat charter under the Finnish Maritime Act According to the Finnish Maritime Act (674/1994) (“FMA”), a double registration of a vessel is in practise not currently possible. The purpose of the proposed amendment is to enable the double...

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LKOS Law Office – Transport Law Firm of the Year in Finland – 2021

LKOS Law Office – Transport Law Firm of the Year in Finland – 2021

Recognition to LKOS Law Office | Transport Law Firm of the Year in Finland 2021 LKOS Law Office has been ranked as the Transport Law Firm of the Year in Finland 2021 by the Global Law Experts Annual Awards as...

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Customs procedures in the event of a hard Brexit in UK trade

Customs procedures in the event of a hard Brexit in UK trade

General | About using a customs representative | Customs procedures in the event of a hard Brexit In intra-EU trade, goods move freely, meaning there is no need for customs clearance. With the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the...

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Amendment proposal for non-competition clauses in employment agreements

Amendment proposal for non-competition clauses in employment agreements

Background for amendment regarding non-competition clauses in employment agreements Proposal to amend the Finnish Employment Contracts Act (55/2001) and the Finnish Maritime Employment Act (756/2011) as of 1.1.2021 are currently on a statement round regarding amending non-competition clauses in employment...

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Freight forwarding sector, sympathy strikes and a precautionary measure

Freight forwarding sector, sympathy strikes and a precautionary measure

Precautionary measure and sympathy strikes applied on freight forwarding sector FINLAND – The Finnish Supreme Court has handed down a verdict (KKO 2020:50) affecting Finnish freight forwarding sector (DHL -case). In the verdict the Finnish Supreme Court stated that the...

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Interested in doing business in Poland

Interested in doing business in Poland

Interested in doing business in Poland | Establishing a company to Poland Interested in doing business or establishing a company in Poland? We have finally finalised our latest addition to our webpage section Doing business abroad. The newest addition is...

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