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...


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...


New law on the protection of whistleblowers coming into force in December 2021 (Whistleblower Directive) in Finland

The EU Whistleblower Directive enters into force in December 2021 in Finland Finland is to enact in force the EU Whistleblower Directive (“Directive” (EU) 2019/1937) by national Informant Protection Act....


How to choose right lawyer | Guidelines for avoiding pitfalls of choice

4 Guidelines for Choosing a Business Lawyer | How to choose right lawyer 1. Don’t forget the importance of value when choosing a business lawyer | What to consider when...


Corporate Tax Law System in Poland

Corporate Tax Law in Poland | General A company is treated as a Polish tax resident if it has its registered office or place of management in the territory of...


Employment legislation in Poland

Employment legislation in Poland Employment-related issues are enacted by the Act of June 26, 1974, the Labor Code which contains central employment legislation in Poland. The Labor Code regulates the...