Publications

We regularly publish articles in national and international publications.

Publications / 14.03.2019

Structured Finance & Securitisation Global Guide 2018/19

A Q&A guide to structured finance and securitisation law published by Thomson Reuters Practical Law, December 2018.

This Q&A provides an overview of the markets and legal regimes, issues relating to the SPV and the securities issued, transferring the receivables, dealing with security and risk, cash flow, ratings, tax issues, variations to the securitisation structure and reform proposals.

View the Finnish chapter here

Authors:

Tarja Wist
Founding Partner
Ann-Marie Eklund
Associate
Publications / 08.03.2019

The Legal 500: Banking & Finance 2nd Edition Country Comparative Guide

A Q&A guide to Banking & Finance law in Finland. Published by Legalease Ltd, March 2019.

The country-specific Q&A provides an overview of the legal framework and key issues surrounding banking and finance law in Finland including national authorities, regulation, licenses, organisational requirements and supervision. The Q&A is part of the global guide to Banking & Finance.

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Authors:

Tarja Wist
Founding Partner
Linda Nyman
Associate
Publications / 26.02.2019

Restraints of trade and dominance in Finland

Q&A guide to restraints of trade and dominance in Finland. Published by Thomson Reuters Practical Law, January 2019.

This Q&A is part of the global guide to restraints of trade. Areas covered include monopolies and abuses of market power, regulatory authorities and the regulatory framework, the scope of rules, exemptions, exclusions, statutes of limitation, notification, investigations, penalties and enforcement, third party damages claims, EU law, joint ventures and proposals for reform.

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Authors:

Matti Siiteri
Associate
Publications / 14.02.2019

Merger control in Finland

An updated Q&A guide to Merger control in Finland. Published by Thomson Reuters Practical Law, February 2019.

The Q&A gives a high level overview of merger control, regulatory framework and regulatory authorities, relevant triggering events and thresholds in Finland. It also covers notification requirements, procedures and timetables, publicity and confidentiality, third party rights, substantive test, remedies, penalties, appeals, joint ventures and proposals for reform.

View the Finnish chapter here

Authors:

Matti Siiteri
Associate
Publications / 17.12.2018

Tax Sovereignty in EU – is there such, what’s its relevance in the first place?

Our tax partner Jouni Weckström’s thoughts on the relevance of tax sovereignty in the EU. Published by Edilex, December 2018.

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Publications / 23.11.2018

ICLG Corporate Tax 2019 – Finland

International Comparative Legal Guide to Corporate Tax 2019 covers common issues in corporate tax laws and regulations – including tax treaties and residence, transaction taxes, cross-border payments, capital gains, overseas profits, real estate, anti-avoidance, BEPS and taxation of  the digital economy.

Published by Global Legal Group, November 2018.

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Authors:

Niklas Thibblin
Managing Partner
Mona Numminen
Associate
Publications / 15.11.2018

Lexology – Restructuring & Insolvency in Finland

A Q&A guide to Restructuring and Insolvency in Finland. Published by Globe Business Media Group, November 2018.

The Q&A provides a high level outline of restructuring and insolvency in Finland; including legislation and regulatory climate, liability, ranking of creditors, procedures, role of liquidator and other parties, as well as cross-border issues, among other topics.

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Publications / 05.11.2018

Tax on corporate transactions, corporate lending and bond issues in Finland

Two Q&A guides to Tax on Transactions in Finland. Published by Thomson Reuters Practical Law, November 2018.

The Q&A guides provide a high level overview of corporate tax and finance tax in Finland, looking at key practical issues including, the main taxes, reliefs and structures used in share and asset sales, dividends, mergers, joint ventures, reorganisations, share buybacks, private equity deals as well as restructuring and insolvency. They also focus on corporate lending and borrowing (including withholding tax requirements), bond issues, plant and machinery leasing, taxation of the borrower and lender when restructuring debt, securitisations, the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) and bank levies.

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Authors:

Niklas Thibblin
Managing Partner
Mona Numminen
Associate
Publications / 29.10.2018

Can gross negligence really mean something else in taxation?

A new tax blog by our tax partner Jouni Weckström, published on Edilex.

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Please click here for a more comprehensive analysis in Finnish (published in Defensor Legis 4/2018).

Authors:

Niklas Thibblin
Managing Partner
Publications / 01.10.2018

Lexology Navigator – Litigation: Enforcement of Foreign Judgments

An updated Q&A guide to Litigation in Finland. Published by Globe Business Media Group. The Q&A provides a high level outline of enforcement of foreign judgments in Finland.

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Authors:

Jan Waselius
Founding Partner
Tuurna