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2014

Borenius Advised Taaleritehdas in the Sale of a Portfolio Consisting of Taaleritehtaan Asuntorahasto I Ky and Taaleritehtaan Asuntorahasto III Ky

News / 30 Dec 2014

Legal Alert – Update on the EU Enforcement Database and Other EU Initiatives in the Fight against the Sale of Counterfeit Goods

Legal alerts / 30 Dec 2014

SANCTIONS UPDATE – EU Has Expanded Its Crimea and Sevastopol Sanctions on Russia

Sanctions updates / 23 Dec 2014

Issuer friendly market situation for high-yield bonds

Issuing a high-yield bond is a worthwhile option for non-investment grade companies seeking to raise their debt capital. 2014 has been another record-breaking year in the high-yield market. Read more

Articles, Lead story / 22 Dec 2014

Trainee programme is a two-way street

While opening doors for law students, Borenius’ trainee programmes are also a recruiting channel and a method of reviewing the firms practices. Read more

Articles, Community / 22 Dec 2014

Shooting for stars (and stripes)

There’s plenty for Finnish companies to win in the world’s biggest consumer market. Together with Amcham Finland, Borenius is there to pave the way. Read more

Articles, Community / 22 Dec 2014

Three steps to solid brand management

Consider this: if your company were to be sold today, what would be its most valuable assets? Nowadays those are usually intangible, and they can be captured by means of a solid protection and enforcement strategy. Read more

Articles, Did you know? / 22 Dec 2014

Scrupulous transparency

Alterations to the EU legislation will encourage transparency in stock listed companies in all member countries. Although the change is gradual, companies should begin preparations now. Read more

Articles, Masterclass / 22 Dec 2014

Lawyers dig deeper in corporate responsibility

Lawyers cannot cling to the law books anymore. They must immerse themselves in their client’s business and be able to advice on concerns such as corporate responsibility. Read more

Articles, Masterclass / 22 Dec 2014

SATS ELIXIA grows muscle in the fitness market

A merger between two rivals in the fast growing health and fitness industry succeeded through solid leadership and experienced advice. Read more

Articles, Case update / 22 Dec 2014

Borenius Advised CapMan in Relation to CapMan Collection, a New Type of Fund of Funds Investing Indirectly in Real Estate and Private Equity

News / 16 Dec 2014

New Head of Borenius Employment Practice: Partner Jani Syrjänen

News / 16 Dec 2014

Borenius Advised Taaleritehdas in Its EUR 60 Million Acquisition of Garantia

News / 16 Dec 2014

Legal Alert – Helsinki Court of Appeal Rules on the Use of a Trademark in Domain Names and Google Adwords

Legal alerts / 15 Dec 2014

The International Comparative Legal Guide to Cartels & Leniency 2015 / Ilkka Aalto-Setälä, Eeva-Riitta Siivonen

Publications / 9 Dec 2014

SANCTIONS UPDATE – EU Amends and Clarifies Russia Sanctions

Sanctions updates / 8 Dec 2014

SANCTIONS UPDATE – Stricter Control at the Belarussian Border

Sanctions updates / 8 Dec 2014

Legal Alert – Amendments to Contractors’ Obligations and Liabilities When Using External Labour

Legal alerts / 4 Dec 2014

SANCTIONS UPDATE – Multiple Individuals and Organisations Have Been Added to the Sanction List

Sanctions updates / 3 Dec 2014

Legal Alert – The Finnish Competition Authority Empowered to Obtain Information from Cloud Service Providers

Legal alerts / 3 Dec 2014

Legal Alert – Finnish Information Society Code Enters into Force in 2015

Legal alerts / 1 Dec 2014

Legal Alert – New Guidelines on the Deduction of Transaction Costs and VAT Treatment of Interests and Treasury Functions

Legal alerts / 1 Dec 2014

Borenius Advised Taaleritehdas in Forming a New Type of Windpower Fund

News / 27 Nov 2014

Legal Alert – Appropriation of Goodwill – New Trends in Finnish Practice

Legal alerts / 26 Nov 2014

Legal Alert – Government Bill for Amending the Finnish Environmental Protection Act and Land Extraction Act

Legal alerts / 25 Nov 2014

Legal Alert – End of Certain Significant Tax Litigation Cases concerning Carried Interest Paid by Swedish Private Equity Funds (Legal Alert in Finnish)

Legal alerts / 24 Nov 2014

Legal Alert – Hearing regarding Reference Values for Wind Turbine Generator Noise

Legal alerts / 18 Nov 2014

SANCTIONS UPDATE – EU Decides on Further Restrictive Measures

Sanctions updates / 18 Nov 2014

Borenius Advised the Owners in the Sale of Med Group Oy

News / 14 Nov 2014

Borenius Advised Kuhmo Oy and Its Shareholders in the Creation of a New Ownership Structure through Succession

News / 11 Nov 2014

Borenius Advised E.ON and Fortum on the Sale of the Majority of Gasum

News / 6 Nov 2014

Legal Alert – French Tax on Intra-Group Dividends in Breach of EU Law? – Finnish Groups May Be Entitled to Claim Tax Refunds

Legal alerts / 4 Nov 2014

Legal Alert – Substantial Fundamental Changes Proposed to Secondary Environmental Liability Systems

Legal alerts / 3 Nov 2014

Legal Alert – Tax Administration Publishes Guidance on Taxation of Wind Power Plants

Legal alerts / 28 Oct 2014

Borenius Advised Citycon in the Acquisition of 40% of the Iso Omena Shopping Centre

News / 27 Oct 2014

Borenius Has Been Shortlisted for the Mergermarket 2014 European M&A Awards

News / 24 Oct 2014

Borenius Advised Paroc Group Oy (“Paroc”) and Its Owners in the Sale of Paroc to the Funds Advised by CVC Capital Partners for an Enterprise Value of Approximately EUR 700 Million

News / 23 Oct 2014

The International Comparative Legal Guide to Telecoms, Media & Internet Laws & Regulations 2015 Edition / Jukka Airaksinen, Henriikka Piekkala

Publications / 21 Oct 2014

Legal Alert – Government Bill to Reform the Foundation Act

Legal alerts / 17 Oct 2014

Elsa Finland’s and Borenius’ National Essay Competition Launched

News / 16 Oct 2014

Borenius New York Proudly Co-Hosted the Nordic US Venture Summit in Los Angeles

News / 16 Oct 2014

Borenius Highly Ranked in the 2015 Edition of IFLR 1000

News / 14 Oct 2014

Borenius Top Listed in the Sixth Edition of Finland’s Best Lawyers®

News / 14 Oct 2014

Borenius Advised Vartinoja I Ky and Its Sponsors in Financing of Wind Power Park

News / 9 Oct 2014

Legal Alert – Hearing regarding New Water Resources Management Plans

Legal alerts / 3 Oct 2014

Borenius Advised the Lead Managers on Outokumpu Plc’s EUR 250 Million Senior Secured High-Yield Notes Issue

News / 3 Oct 2014

Borenius Advised Lenders on Financing of Certeum

News / 2 Oct 2014

Legal Alert – New Act on Background Checks

Legal alerts / 30 Sep 2014

Borenius Advised Sponsor Capital in Forming Sponsor Fund IV, a 200 MEUR Buyout Fund

News / 26 Sep 2014

Legal Alert – Finnish Government Proposes Several Changes to Taxation

Legal alerts / 26 Sep 2014

SANCTIONS UPDATE – The US Treasury and the US Department of Commerce (DOC) Introduced New Sanctions

Sanctions updates / 24 Sep 2014

Legal Alert – Changes to Taxation of Cooperatives

Legal alerts / 24 Sep 2014

Borenius Is Proud to Celebrate the Opening of Amcham Finland’s NYC Office

News / 24 Sep 2014

Borenius Advised Nordea and Pohjola on Suominen Corporation’s EUR 75 Million High-Yield Bond and on Refinanced Bank Facilities

News / 23 Sep 2014

Borenius Advised Ahlstrom Oyj on Its Global Transfer of IT Operations to Tech Mahindra

News / 23 Sep 2014

Borenius Advised 4finance Group on Its $200 Million High-Yield Bond Issuance

News / 20 Sep 2014

Legal Alert – Health Applications and Exercise Gadgets – Are They Medical Devices?

Legal alerts / 18 Sep 2014

Legal Alert – CJEU: Services Supplied from a Main Establishment to Its Branch Belonging to a VAT Group Are Taxable for VAT Purposes

Legal alerts / 17 Sep 2014

SANCTIONS UPDATE – EU Sanctions Escalate Further

Sanctions updates / 12 Sep 2014

Borenius Advised SRV in the Sale of Derby Business Park to Niam

News / 10 Sep 2014

SANCTIONS UPDATE – Impact of EU Sanctions on Your Business

Sanctions updates / 8 Sep 2014

Borenius Advised Royal Konseptiravintolat Oy in the Acquisition of 100% of the Shares of Sushi World Oy

News / 4 Sep 2014

Legal Alert – Taxand / IBFD Global Guide to Transfer Pricing 2014

Legal alerts / 3 Sep 2014

Legal Alert – New Employment Law Cases

Legal alerts / 3 Sep 2014

SANCTIONS UPDATE – Possible Return of Lactose-Free Products to the Banned List; Possible New Exclusions from the Banned List; Russia Might Consider Exiting the WTO

Sanctions updates / 2 Sep 2014

New Specialist Partners

News / 1 Sep 2014

CIETAC HKAC E Magazine / Markus Kokko, Tero Kovanen

Publications / 29 Aug 2014

SANCTIONS UPDATE – Some Goods Are Excluded from the Banned List; Potential New Sanctions; Situation regarding the Supply of Goods from Non-Sanctioned Countries

Sanctions updates / 27 Aug 2014

Legal Alert – Changes to Feed-in Tariff Legislation

Legal alerts / 27 Aug 2014

SANCTIONS UPDATE – Certain pharmaceutical companies have reported that the customs authorities have been suspending the clearance…

Sanctions updates / 17 Aug 2014

SANCTIONS UPDATE – Recent Developments in Russia Regarding the Sanctions and Russia’s Actions to Deal with the Shortage of Food Products

Sanctions updates / 15 Aug 2014

SANCTIONS UPDATE – Russia has introduced a ban on the import of certain goods

Sanctions updates / 8 Aug 2014

SANCTIONS UPDATE – Russia Rules on Goods Subjected to the Ban on Import

Sanctions updates / 7 Aug 2014

Legal Alert – FIN-FSA Makes Move to Regulate Equity Crowdfunding Platforms

Legal alerts / 30 Jul 2014

Legal Alert – Finnish Supreme Administrative Court’s Decision on Transfer Pricing

Legal alerts / 7 Jul 2014

Borenius Advised Intera Partners in Its Acquisition of Silmäasema

News / 3 Jul 2014

Legal Alert – Ship Owners Beware: It Pays to Be a Stickler for Formalities

Legal alerts / 3 Jul 2014

Legal Alert – Market Court Ruling Imposes Record-Breaking Fine for Predatory Pricing

Legal alerts / 26 Jun 2014

Borenius Advised Elematic Oy Ab on Its Senior Secured High Yield Bond Issuance and on Senior and Mezzanine Facilities

News / 25 Jun 2014

Legal Alert – The Finnish Mining Authority Amends Existing Mining Concessions on 30 June 2014 at the Latest

Legal alerts / 23 Jun 2014

Borenius Advised Governia Oy on the Sale of Easy KM to ALD Automotive Finland

News / 23 Jun 2014

Borenius Wins 4 Awards Including Best National Firm in Euromoney Legal Media Group’s European Women in Business Law Awards

News / 23 Jun 2014

More than compliant

Advancing digital technology, robots, drones, the internet of everything – all that new-new – raises questions about protecting one’s personal data. For companies regardless of size and field it means a heavy set of data protection regulations. We dug into the topic with Nokia’s Director for Privacy Mikko Niva. Read more

Articles, Lead story / 21 Jun 2014

Responsibility cannot be transferred

The Finnish Data Protection Ombudsman Reijo Aarnio is not convinced by the Finnish companies’ level of preparation in terms of data protection – nor information security. Read more

Articles, Lead story / 20 Jun 2014

How to orchestrate a EUR 430 million high-yield bond offering in eight weeks

Borenius advised Paroc Group on issuance of its EUR 430 million high-yield bond offering to international investors as part of the group’s refinancing. Borenius also assisted Paroc Group with a new EUR 60 million revolving credit facility. Read more

Articles, Case profile / 19 Jun 2014

Stay in the loop

More than 60 percent of world trade takes place within multinational enterprises. That is why the fiscal authorities are taking an ever closer look at multinationals’ transfer pricing - and you should too. Read more

Articles, Masterclass / 18 Jun 2014

Crowded years – from paper to practice

Is it OK to leave work early to pick up the children? What is the manager’s attitude toward paternity leave? The employees should have a right to choose what works best for them. Read more

Articles, Community / 17 Jun 2014

Balancing acts by the Dutch

The approach to balancing work and private life differs from country to country, yet one aspect remains the same: businesses have to deal with it. The Dutch prefer a happy medium. Read more

Articles, Community / 16 Jun 2014

Four things about employment law

Should some employees be more loyal than others? When do employees have the right to participate in the company’s decision-making? Check out the tips from our specialists. Read more

Articles, Did you know? / 15 Jun 2014

Legal Alert – The EU Trademark Office (OHIM) Changes the Scope of Protection for Black and White Marks

Legal alerts / 13 Jun 2014

Borenius Advised Danske and Nordea on St1 Nordic Corporation’s EUR 100 Million High-Yield Bond and Revolving Credit Facility

News / 12 Jun 2014

The International Comparative Legal Guide to Corporate Governance 2014 Edition / Andreas Doepel

Publications / 12 Jun 2014

Update – The Proposed EU Data Protection Regulation status website updated on 11 June 2014

Legal alerts / 12 Jun 2014

Legal Alert – Proposal to Extend Companies’ Responsibility for Promoting Equality

Legal alerts / 9 Jun 2014

Legal Alert – Privacy Concerns for Companies Going Through Bankruptcy

Legal alerts / 3 Jun 2014

Borenius Advised Paroc Group Oy on its EUR 430 Million High-Yield Bond Issuance and on a EUR 60 Million Revolving Credit Facility

News / 23 May 2014

Legal Alert – Taxand Honoured with 5 Awards at The ITR European Tax Awards 2014

Legal alerts / 23 May 2014

Borenius Advised Vaaka in Acquiring a Majority Holding in the Sataservice Group

News / 23 May 2014

Legal Alert – Google Subject to European Data Protection Regulation – The Ever Widening Scope of Privacy in the Case-Law of the CJEU

Legal alerts / 22 May 2014

Borenius Successfully Assisted Agnico Eagle in Winning Landmark Case on Mining Tax Against Finnish Tax Administration

News / 20 May 2014

Legal Alert – Top Management’s Incentive Scheme Considered as Tax Avoidance

Legal alerts / 19 May 2014

Legal Alert – Mobile Apps to be Scrutinized in Global Privacy Enforcement Sweep in May 2014

Legal alerts / 9 May 2014

New Specialist Partner – Niina Nuottimäki

News / 7 May 2014

Legal Alert – Extensive Amendments to Finnish E-commerce Legislation

Legal alerts / 7 May 2014

Returning Partner to Join Borenius as the Head of International Arbitration Practice

News / 2 May 2014

Borenius Advised Lifeline Ventures in Establishing a New Venture Capital Fund

News / 30 Apr 2014

Legal Alert – New Rules for Technology Transfer Agreements Entering into Force Tomorrow

Legal alerts / 30 Apr 2014

Borenius Russia Highly Ranked in Best Lawyers® 2014

News / 29 Apr 2014

Borenius Advised Funds Managed by CapMan in Making Public Tender Offer Regarding All of the Outstanding Shares of Oral Hammaslääkärit Plc

News / 15 Apr 2014

Legal Alert – Insurance Contracts – How Reliable is the Jurisdiction Clause

Legal alerts / 15 Apr 2014

Taxand news /Janne Juusela

Publications / 14 Apr 2014

Borenius Highly Ranked in Legal 500 EMEA 2014

News / 14 Apr 2014

Borenius Advised Taaleritehdas Plc in a EUR 30 million Note Programme

News / 11 Apr 2014

Legal Alert – Taxand & Borenius Shortlisted for European Tax Awards 2014

Legal alerts / 11 Apr 2014

Legal Alert – Corporate Fines Are Rising – The Supreme Court Signals a Tougher Stance on Corporate Criminal Liability

Legal alerts / 10 Apr 2014

Legal Alert – Budgetary Framework and General Government Fiscal Plan for 2015-2018

Legal alerts / 9 Apr 2014

Borenius Advised Glodon Software Company Limited in its Acquitision of Progman Oy

News / 8 Apr 2014

Legal Alert – New Proposed Finnish Energy Taxation Constitutes De Facto Mining Tax

Legal alerts / 3 Apr 2014

Legal Alert – Finnish Legislation Implementing the AIFM Directive in Force

Legal alerts / 2 Apr 2014

Borenius Defended Arwidson Against Atoy in Cartel Damage Proceedings

News / 31 Mar 2014

Legal Alert – Procurement Directives Published Today

Legal alerts / 28 Mar 2014

Borenius Advised CapMan in Acquiring a Majority Holding in Harvia Oy

News / 26 Mar 2014

Legal Alert – Market Court Ruling Concerning Promotional Lotteries

Legal alerts / 18 Mar 2014

Legal Alert – General Terms and Conditions of Government IT Procurement (JIT 2014) Reform Project in Progress

Legal alerts / 17 Mar 2014

Borenius Top Ranked in Chambers Global 2014

News / 14 Mar 2014

Legal Alert – Finnish Act Implementing the AIFM Directive Enters Into Force (Legal Alert in FINNISH)

Legal alerts / 14 Mar 2014

Borenius Advised Stanley Black & Decker in International Tax Asset Review

News / 13 Mar 2014

Legal Alert – Criminal Proceedings Becoming a Growing Trend in Employment Disputes

Legal alerts / 13 Mar 2014

Borenius Advised AinaCom Oy in the Sale of Its Consumer Operations and Fixed Networks

News / 10 Mar 2014

Capital Markets Expert Joins Borenius

News / 3 Mar 2014

Borenius Advised BPT (Northern Horizon Capital) in the Formation of It’s Second Healthcare Fund

News / 28 Feb 2014

Borenius Excelled in the 2013 Europe Women in Business Law Awards

News / 26 Feb 2014

Borenius advised CapMan in its Acquisition of Suomen Lämpöikkuna Oy

News / 25 Feb 2014

Legal Alert – Taxand Global Survey 2014: Substance, Reform & Reputational Risk

Legal alerts / 25 Feb 2014

Borenius Highly Ranked in 2014 / 24th Edition of the IFLR1000

News / 24 Feb 2014

Legal Alert – The CJEU Confirms the Rights of European IP Holders in Relation to International E-commerce Involving Counterfeit and Pirated Goods

Legal alerts / 18 Feb 2014

Legal Alert – Enhanced EU Debt Recovery Measures

Legal alerts / 31 Jan 2014

Borenius Trademark Team Highly Ranked in WTR 1000 2014

News / 30 Jan 2014

Borenius Privacy & Data Protection Team Wishes Happy Data Protection Day 2014!

News / 28 Jan 2014

The International Capital Markets Review / Ari-Pekka Saanio

Publications / 27 Jan 2014