We regularly publish articles in national and international publications.
A Q&A guide to Securitisation law in Finland. Published by Global Legal Group, May 2021. Read more
International Comparative Legal Guide to Aviation Finance & Leasing in Finland 2021. Published by Global Legal Group, May 2021. Read more
Collective agreements have become a natural part of the Finnish working life and almost 90% of all Finnish employees are covered by such an agreement. However, the tide is shifting, with major employer federations withdrawing from negotiation tables. This raises the question of how employment relationships are organised in sectors that are not directly affected by existing collective agreements. Read more
A updated guide to Employment and Labour law in Finland. Published by Global Legal Group, March 2021.
The country-specific Q&A covers common issues in employment and labour law and regulations. The topics include Terms of Employment, Discrimination, Family Leave Rights, Business Sales, Termination of Employment, Data Protection, Court Practice and more.
Despite the Ministry of Justice’s long-term project to ratify the Cape Town Convention,(1) it has published no developments on the matter in more than a decade. Because the Cape Town Convention remains unratified and the aircraft mortgage and register legislation outdated and deficient, valuable aircraft parts (eg, engines) cannot be separately registered in the aircraft register. Therefore, the use of aircraft engines as a separate security asset from the mortgaged airframe is limited under Finnish law. Read more
Most employees work in a traditional employment relationship. However, work is also performed in circumstances where labour legislation does not extend its protection to workers. While the position of workers may in many ways resemble the position of employees, the details may be crucial. This article highlights what employers need to know about who is classified as an employee in the gig economy. Read more
Published by Thomson Reuters Practical Law, January 2021.
Merger control in Finland: overview
This Q&A is part of the global guide to merger control. Areas covered include the regulatory framework, regulatory authorities, relevant triggering events and thresholds. Also covered are notification requirements, procedures and timetables, publicity and confidentiality, third party rights, substantive tests, remedies, penalties, appeals, joint ventures, inter-agency co-operation, powers of intervention and proposals for reform.
A Q&A guide to Corporate Tax laws and Regulations in Finland. Published by Global Legal Group, December 2020. Read more
Updated contributions to two Q&A guides to Energy law in Finland. Published by Thomson Reuters Practical Law, November 2020.
The electricity regulation Q&A gives a high level overview of the domestic electricity market, including domestic electricity companies, electricity generation and renewable energy, transmission, distribution, supply and tax issues. It covers the regulatory structure; foreign ownership; import of electricity; authorisation and operating requirements; trading between generators and suppliers; rates and conditions of sale and proposals for reform.
Waselius & Wist contributed with the Finland chapter to the LexGTDT 2021 Private M&A Guide. The Guide gives a comprehensive overview of laws and regulations governing cross-border private mergers and acquisitions in jurisdictions worldwide. Read more