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Finland – Triumph in adversity

20-Oct-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Finland’s economy might be struggling but firms are thriving from a stream of acquisitions, restructures and start-ups emerging in Nokia’s wake


Norway - After the oil

29-Sep-2014 | By Becky Waller-Davies

Slow growth in the eurozone along with crises in the Middle East and Ukraine are beginning to be a drag on Norway’s richest sector – energy

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Life just got tougher for financial institutions with pending withholding tax refund claim.

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There has been an upswing in IPOs recently, after many years of virtually no activity 

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Also: second-hand containers; private areas in public ports; pilfering; and more.

Tail wags dog: offshore wind contracting harks back to oil and gas days weblink subscription

Ince & Co 14-Apr-2015

The offshore wind industry has taken inspiration from the more mature offshore oil and gas industry.

Green Smoke, Greenworld and distinctiveness weblink subscription

Walker Morris 13-Apr-2015

Contrasting decisions involving applications for registrations of the respective marks GREEN SMOKE and GREENWORLD are instructive in highlighting registry approaches to the concept of distinctiveness.

The Global Employer: recent trends and developments in employment and labour law download subscription

Baker & McKenzie 30-Mar-2015

In the 57th issue of The Global Employment, Baker & McKenzie reviews changes to the law in 2014, and the impact of those changes on seven jurisdictions. 

Keeping up with the Jensens: own-name defence to trademark infringement download subscription

Shepherd and Wedderburn 17-Feb-2015

This article reviews a recent decision of the Danish Supreme Court which discussed the own name defence in trademark law.

Global labour law update: Finland download subscription

Eversheds 13-Feb-2015

As from 1 January 2015, the application of the Non-Discrimination Act has been broadened.

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