The legal market in the three Baltic states is getting back on track after a turbulent few years
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Microsoft’s acquisition of Nokia has dominated the Finnish headlines. It signals a new chapter for the country’s business opportunities
The banking crash is still firms’ major source of activity but an oversupply of lawyers means graduates face an even tougher time as that work dries up
Scandinavian firms are showing the way and making the most of their jurisdictions’ relatively benign macroeconomic environment
Norwegian firm Wikborg Rein will soon expand its China presence to Beijing on the back of increasing revenues from the jurisdiction.
Advocate-general considers that morbid obesity may amount to a disability download subscription
In the case Kaltoft v Kommunernes Landsforening, the advocate-general has given an opinion that morbid obesity may amount to a disability.
Antitrust Matters — July 2014: competition law news from Africa, Europe and Americas download subscription
DLA Piper has released the July 2014 issue of its Antitrust Matters publication.
Subsidies for green electricity permitted to restrict trade between EU member states — CJEU download subscription
It is normal for member states to make support for renewable generation available only to generators based in their own territory. Until recently, it was generally assumed that this was consistent with EU law.
EU: ECJ confirms that purely national promotion of green electricity does not necessarily violate EU law download subscription
The ECJ’s 1 July 2014 ruling may have a major impact on the political discussions about the meaningfulness of national green electricity promotion schemes.
ME v Sweden — Strasbourg rules no violation of article 3 for Sweden to temporarily expel a gay man to Libya download subscription
The ECHR has declared admissible on article 3 grounds an application from a gay man regarding his expulsion from Sweden to Libya.
Global VAT Guide: Cross Border Supplies of Intangible Services, Rights and Digital Content — June 2014 download subscription
As business grows more global, the challenge for in-house counsel and in-house VAT specialists is intensifying. This guide is intended to meet this challenge head on.
Sweden proposes new system for corporate taxation: a redistribution of tax payments in the business sector download subscription
A Swedish government committee mandated to analyse the Swedish corporate tax system has proposed new corporate tax rules.
Is obesity a ‘disability’? download subscription
Does the fact that a person is obese mean they are, or could be, ‘disabled’ for the purposes of the Equality Act 2010?