Publications

We regularly publish articles in national and international publications.

Publications / 05.04.2018

Set-Off Law and Practice

Set-Off Law and Practice: An International Handbook, third edition, has now published. The third edition of this guide covers the application and practice of the law of set-off in over 30 jurisdictions spanning Europe, Asia and the Americas.

Published by Oxford University Press in February 2018.

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Authors:

Tarja Wist
Founding Partner
Publications / 28.02.2018

Structured Finance & Securitisation Global Guide 2017/18

A Q&A guide to structured finance and securitisation law published by Thomson Reuters Practical Law, December 2017.

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.

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Authors:

Tarja Wist
Founding Partner
Ann-Marie Eklund
Associate
Publications / 08.02.2018

The Legal 500: Banking & Finance Global Comparative Guide

A Q&A guide to Banking & Finance law in Finland. Published by Leagelease Ltd, February 2018.

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, supervision and assets. 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 / 28.11.2017

ICLG Corporate Tax 2018

We are proud to announce our contribution to the International Comparative Legal Guide to Corporate Tax 2018. The ICLG Corporate Tax 2018 edition discusses general Finnish corporate tax law aspects regarding, among others, capital gains, overseas profits and cross-border payments, real estate, anti-avoidance and BEPS.

Published by Global Legal Group, November 2017.

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Authors

Niklas Thibblin
Managing Partner
Mona Numminen
Associate
Publications / 30.10.2017

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, October 2017.

The Q&A guides provide a high level overview of 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 and 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 / 13.10.2017

Private mergers and acquisitions in Finland

A Q&A guide to private mergers and acquisitions law in Finland. Published by Thomson Reuters Practical Law, October 2017.

The Q&A gives a high level overview of key issues including corporate entities and acquisition methods, preliminary agreements, main documents, warranties and indemnities, acquisition financing, signing and closing, tax, employees, pensions, competition as well as environmental issues.

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Authors:

Fredrik Lassenius
Specialist Partner
Publications / 13.07.2017

Restraints of trade and dominance in Finland

A Q&A guide to restraints of trade and dominance in Finland. Published by Thomson Reuters Practical Law, June 2017.

The Q&A gives a succinct overview of restraints of trade, monopolies and abuses of market power in Finland. In particular, it covers the 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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Publications / 13.07.2017

Merger control in Finland

A Q&A guide to Merger control in Finland. Published by Thomson Reuters Practical Law, June 2017.

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.

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Publications / 28.06.2017

Electricity and oil and gas regulation in Finland

Two Q&A guides to Energy law in Finland. Published by Thomson Reuters Practical Law, June 2017.

The Q&A guides give a high level overview of the domestic electricity market and oil and gas sector, including; rights to oil and gas, health safety and the environment, sale and trade, tax and enforcement of regulation, electricity generation and renewable energy, transmissions, distribution, supply, and tax issues.

They cover 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, as well as transfer of rights; transportation by pipeline; environmental impact assessments; decommissioning; waste regulations and proposals for reform.

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Authors:

Kim Ekqvist
Associate
Publications / 26.06.2017

Corporate Governance 2017 – Finland

The ICLG Corporate Governance 2017 gives practical insights into corporate governance from a Finnish point of view addressing transparency, reporting, and corporate social responsibility in addition to stakeholders and management.

Published by Global Legal Group in June 2017.

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Authors:

Fredrik Lassenius
Specialist Partner
Tuurna