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Our team succeeds in a maritime case

Our team succeeds in a maritime case

Seafarer has specific rights under Finnish Maritime Code – FINLAND The Finnish Maritime Code has specific rules regarding e.g. jurisdiction, liability and applicability. Therefore to avoid confusion and to protect clients’ interests successfully in any legal proceeding in maritime cases...

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NSAB 2015 effective

NSAB 2015 effective

NEW NSAB 2015 EFFECTIVE – TIME TO REVIEW CONTRACT TERMS BACKGROUND The new General Conditions of the Nordic Association of Freight Forwarders 2015 terms and conditions (“NSAB 2015”) are effective as of 1 January 2016. The NSAB terms and conditions are widely applied...

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Higher overload payments expected – Finland

Higher overload payments expected – Finland

FINLAND – Overload payments are considered to be increased threefold during the year 2016. The Finnish Ministry of Justice has prepared a memorandum that has been sent for a circulation of statements from relevant parties. The proposed amendment is drafted...

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Competition law update – Latvia

Competition law update – Latvia

New rules for retailers regarding cooperation with suppliers The Parliament of the Republic of Latvia – the Saeima – has recently adopted a new act on Prohibition of unfair retail practice and related amendments in the Competition law (the “New...

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Contractor’s be aware – Finland

Contractor’s be aware – Finland

Contractor’s be aware – Tilaajavastuulakia tiukennetaan – Finland Contractors in Finland have liability to review that their contracting partner fulfils statutory obligations. The Act on the Contractor’s Obligations and Liability when Work is Contracted Out (1233/2006) (”the Act”) is to...

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Road carrier’s liability in a contractual chain situation

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 to a party or its underwriter who has ordered the...

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