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The Effects of a Possible No-deal Brexit on EU Trademarks and Community Designs

The UK’s Brexit deal is still under negotiation. On 1 April, the UK parliament once again rejected a series of proposed alternatives to Brexit. As such, the UK is still seeking to further prolong the negotiation period with the EU,…
Legal Alerts / 10 Apr 2019

Will Brexit Affect the UK Nationals in Your Workforce?

To tackle the effects of Brexit, the Finnish Government has proposed a special act that would extend UK citizens’ right of residence after 29 March 2019. The bill has not passed yet, but the Government aims to pass it as…
Legal Alerts / 15 Mar 2019

Consequences of a Hard Brexit for UK Directors and Companies in Finland

On 29 March 2017, the UK submitted a notification of its intention to withdraw from the European Union pursuant to Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union. In the absence of a ratified withdrawal agreement, EU law will cease…
Legal Alerts / 21 Feb 2019

Can You Mitigate the Effects of Potential “Hard Brexit” on Financial Services and Instruments between the EU and the UK?

The UK Parliament rejected the proposed Brexit withdrawal agreement on 15 January 2019. The withdrawal agreement included an implementation period from March 2019 until the end of December 2020, which would have allowed financial service firms and funds to continue…
Legal Alerts / 18 Jan 2019

Borenius to Open a Representative Office in London

We are thrilled to announce that we are opening a new representative office in the City of London on 13 January 2020, which makes us the only large Finnish law firm to have an office in London. This unique opportunity…
News / 7 Jan 2020

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Borenius is one of the largest and most prominent full-service law firms in Finland. Outside of Finland, we have offices in St. Petersburg, New York and London. Our New York office opened in 2012, St. Petersburg in 2013 and London…
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Foreign Investments Under Increased Scrutiny in Finland

Due to the deterioration of the security environment in the Baltic region, the Finnish Government has been applying the Finnish Act on the Monitoring of Foreign Corporate Acquisitions more strictly. In addition, it will make real estate acquisitions by non-EU…
Legal Alerts / 29 Nov 2019

Financial Institutions and Regulation – Some Insights

We hosted a Financial Institutions and Regulation Breakfast seminar at our Helsinki office on 13 June 2018. Seminar attendees consisted of representatives of financial institutions, technology providers, FinTech companies and other businesses interested in the latest evolution of financial markets…
News / 25 Jun 2018