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Special report: 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

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Special report: 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

Baltics

The Baltics: Three cheers

27-Jan-2014 | By Burhan Khadbai

The legal market in the three Baltic states is getting back on track after a turbulent few years

Sweden

Norway and Sweden: Fresh perspectives

28-Oct-2013

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Finland: Upwardly mobile

7-Oct-2013 | By Christian Metcalfe

Microsoft’s acquisition of Nokia has dominated the Finnish headlines. It signals a new chapter for the country’s business opportunities

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Dentons has released the 10 October 2014 issue of its Financial Regulatory Developments (FReD) publication.

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Later this year, the CJEU is expected to give a ruling addressing the extent to which EU law protects workers against discrimination on grounds of obesity. 

EU law on cookies: updated September 2014 download subscription

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Businesses should begin identifying the cookies that are used by their website. A ‘cookie audit’ should be undertaken with the assistance of IT departments/specialist legal advisers.

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