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LEGAL UPDATE | Working Hours Act

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 in case some other Act enacts regarding working hours such...

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LEGAL UPDATE | New requirements on registration of beneficial owners

LEGAL UPDATE | New requirements on registration of beneficial owners

Identify Beneficial Owners | Review Information Regularly The Finnish Act on Money Laundering requires that companies and organisations identify their actual beneficial owners to the Finnish Trade Register. Most companies must file a notification of their actual beneficial owners with...

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ANNOUNCEMENT | Helsinki Business specialist

ANNOUNCEMENT | Helsinki Business specialist

Partner of LKOS Law Office invited as Helsinki Business specialist by Doing Business international Doing Business international invited LKOS Law Office Partner Liene Krumina as Helsinki business specialist. We are delighted about this invitation. Ms. Krumina is recognised as a...

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LEGAL UPDATE | Amendments to the Finnish Maritime Code

LEGAL UPDATE | Amendments to the Finnish Maritime Code

Legislative updates | Maritime Code The Finnish Maritime Code (674/2019) has been amended as of 1.1.2019. There are number of smaller amendments taken effect to the current legislation at this time. Perhaps the most important amendment is that the number...

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REFERENCES | LKOS Law Office advised an international client regarding international trade law dispute

REFERENCES | LKOS Law Office advised an international client regarding international trade law dispute

We successfully represented our international client before the Court in respect of international trade law matter. Among others the matter involved complex legal issues regarding applicable law and jurisdiction. Background | International trade law In 2018, a Finnish and a foreign...

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PRECEDENCE | The Finnish Supreme Court

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 Court of Justice has also provided a preliminary ruling in...

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